Are you ready for this? Fan favorite K.Michelle‘s Rebellious Soul album is being turned into an epic, 30-minute music video (a “hip hopera” if you will), and its coming to VH1 on August 19th. The video was directed by Idris Elba and will turn the album into a theatrical experience that takes her career to a whole other level. Read on for more info:
“K.Michelle: Rebellious Soul – The Musical” Airs on VH1 Tuesday, August 19 at 10PM
NEW YORK, NY (August 6, 2014) – VH1 is celebrating with R&B star and “Love & Hip Hop” fan favorite K.Michelle as she brings her latest album Rebellious Soul to the screen with the premiere of “K.Michelle: Rebellious Soul – The Musical.” Premiering Tuesday, August 19 at 10PM*, the dark, cautionary tale is directed by Golden Globe Award-winning actor Idris Elba. Taking center stage in this ‘hip hopera,’ K.Michelle’s powerful ballads capture the lust, love, heartache and redemption of a fierce woman struggling to break the cycle of bad romance. What will be her fate when she catches her man in a lie and her past comes back to haunt her?
The musical features 9 songs from the Rebellious Soul album, which debuted as #1 on Billboard’s “Top R&B/ Hip Hop Albums,” in an explosive theatrical presentation, showcasing her fierce songwriting and stunning voice.
Song list includes:
Can’t Raise A Man
Hate on Her
I Don’t Like Me
When I Get A Man
Fans can submit questions and Live Tweet with K.Michelle on Twitter using #RebelliousSoulMusical leading up to and during the premiere of “K.Michelle: Rebellious Soul – The Musical” with a chance to see a custom video response from the “Love & Hip Hop” alum herself.
Also this month on VH1, catch the broadcast world premiere of the music video for K.Michelle’s song “Damn” on VH1 Top 20 Countdown Saturday, August 16th at 9:00 AM ET/ PT. The video will also premiere on VH1 Soul the same day. Fans can catch a sneak peek of the music video following an all-new episode of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” on Monday, August 11th after which the full video will be on line exclusively at www.vh1.com for 24 hours.
An original cast member of VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” and later joining the cast of “Love & Hip Hop New York,” Atlantic Records’ artist K.Michelle celebrated her blockbuster album, Rebellious Soul by headlining “The Rebellious Soul Tour” late last year and opening for Robin Thicke on his “Blurred Lines Tour” in 2014. Rebellious Soul is highlighted by the hit singles, “V.S.O.P.” and “Can’t Raise A Man.”
K.Michelle is also working on her show “K.Michelle: My Life” with VH1 in November 2014. The show will follow K.Michelle as she learns to balance life, relationships and musical success with the help of a dynamic group of friends. Notorious for her razor sharp wit and fiery tongue, K.Michelle navigates New York City and her life with a renewed dedication to her son, her friends and her career.
“K.Michelle: Rebellious Soul – The Musical” is directed by Golden Globe Award-winning actor Idris Elba and executive produced by K.Michelle. Chad Ostrom and Leopoldo Gout are executive producers on behalf of TBG Studios. Susan Levison, Nina L. Diaz, Brad Abramson and Vivian Gomez are executive producers for VH1.
For more about K.Michelle, log onto www.Thekmichelle.com, www.twitter.com/kmichelle, www.instagram.com/kmichellemusic, www.facebook.com/kmichellemusic, www.youtube.com/user/kimberlypate and www.kmichelle.vh1.com.