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.
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 Wire, The Walking Dead, Homeland) 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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