Keyshia Cole is celebrating Black Music Month in a serious manner. The Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter will make her movie debut in Keyshia Cole: This Is My Story, a brand new Lifetime biopic. She’s going to govt produce and star as herself within the movie.
Keyshia Cole: This My Story, written by Angelica Cheri and directed by D’Angela Proctor and Manu Boyer, is about her rise to prominence from the tough streets of Oakland, California, to a streak of No. 1 hits and three consecutive platinum albums (The Approach It Is, Simply Like You, A Completely different Me).
The movie will even discover her “difficult but warmhearted relationship together with her mom Frankie Lons performed by Debbie Morgan.” Lons handed away in July 2021.
“It is a story of a daughter’s love for her mom and though my coronary heart stays damaged from her premature passing I’m honored to be sharing it with the world,” says Cole.
“Enjoying the position of myself was a novel alternative to re-live particular moments in my life that additionally gave me the possibility to course of her loss in methods I didn’t count on. I miss her on daily basis and regardless that she is just not right here, her presence was felt all through this movie. Mother, I like you.”
Music govt Ron Truthful, who Cole has known as her musical father, is on board as co-executive producer of Keyshia Cole: This My Story. He additionally handles the music, with Grammy winner Warryn Campbell composing the unique rating.
Talking of music, Cole will debut a brand new authentic tune, “Perpetually is a Factor.” No launch date for the tune has been confirmed.
Keyshia Cole: This Is My Story premieres on Lifetime on Saturday, June 24, at 8 p.m. ET.
The final Cole album, 11:11 Reset, was launched in 2017. The album debuted at No. 6 on Billboard’s High R&B Albums chart. It spawned the singles “You” that includes Remy Ma and French Montana and “Incapable.”
In 2021, Cole shared “I Don’t Wanna Be In Love” as the primary providing from her untitled eighth album.
Truthful provided perception to Rated R&B concerning the album. “She’s discovered who she is to all her followers with the selection of songs on this document and it’s going to be terribly satisfying,” he touted.
The untitled document, that includes contributions from Fortunate Daye and Elijah Blake, was paused for unknown causes. She did, although, verify final summer time that an album could be launched this yr. It’s alleged to be launched on BMG.
Of the brand new deal, Cole mentioned in 2020, “I’m actually blessed to proceed my journey with a complete new staff of believers: accomplice BMG with Tim Reid main the cost; new administration with Major Wave underneath the course of Steven Greener.”
She added, “And I’m past blissful to be reunited with my musical father Ron Truthful, who believed in me from the very starting. [We’re] shifting past our personal footsteps, humble and conscious of the footwear we have to fill.”
On March 12, Cole will carry out on the Jazz within the Gardens Music Competition. Erykah Badu and Charlie will co-headline day two of the affair.
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