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Mack Wilds in 'The Breaks': Exclusive First Look at VH1 Hip-Hop Drama

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Mack Wilds attends TIDAL X: 1020 at Barclays Center on October 20, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. 

Mack Wilds, the Wire actor who breaks Adele's heart in her comeback clip "Hello," is poised to ring-up more attention in the new feature-length film The Breaks

The VH1 original movie follows the journey of three friends Nikki (Afton Williamson), David (David Call) and DeeVee (Wilds) as they pursue their love of hip-hop and try to rise above the tough streets of 1990 New York City and make their mark in the music biz. 

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The film is inspired by Dan Charnas’ book entitled The Big Payback, a narrative history of the hip-hop business, and its written, directed and executive produced by Seith Mann (The WireThe Walking DeadHomeland) with a story by Mann and Charnas.

Watch the clip below. The Breaks premieres Jan. 4 at 9 p.m. ET on VH1.

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