FOX Scores New Hip-Hop Drama Inspired by Choreographer Fatima Robinson's Life & Career

Fatima Robinson, 2017
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Fatima Robinson attends the Television Academy's 'Whose Dance Is It Anyway?' at Saban Media Center on Feb. 16, 2017 in North Hollywood, Calif. 

Fatima Robinson's name might not immediately ring a bell, but you've likely seen her choreography work in a plethora of visuals for music's biggest artists. Robinson's story will soon be told in the form of an hour-long hip-hop dance drama inspired by her life and career, tentatively titled Take It From The Top, which has been picked up by FOX

According to Deadline, FOX received a script commitment with penalty for Take It From The Top, which takes viewers back to the 1990s in Los Angeles and centers on Robinson's rise as a choreographer in hip-hop and the obstacles she faced along the way. The show will be written by NCIS: Los Angeles writer/co-producer Joseph C. Wilson as well as Abdul Williams, who wrote BET's highly acclaimed biographical series The New Edition Story

Robinson has choreographed numbers for Michael Jackson, Aaliyah, Fergie and Pharrell Williams and was the mastermind behind Kendrick Lamar's explosive 2016 Grammy performance. 


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