Salt-N-Pepa is receiving lifetime treatment with the telecast of the biopic. 23 January. HL spoke to EXCLUSIVELY to pick up the iconic dynamic duo playing Salt and Pepa with women.
Lifetime is releasing the final musical biopic to fans Salt-en-pepa On 23 January. GG Townson And Laila Odom Star as a great couple, Cheryl “Salt” James And Sandra “Pepa” Denton. The film follows Salt and Pepa from nursing students, who rose to fame as one of the first all-female rap groups. GG and Layla opened up Hollywoodlife Special about playing these amazing women.
Jeezy said, “What happened to me to play Cheryl was so open and how ready she was to tell her story.” Hollywoodlife. “Even through the process of getting to know each other, [just] How open and detailed he was, even with things that were not about him. We had a lot of conversations that were completely off the script in the film, just about the life and life experiences we shared with each other. “
As Laila, she revealed that what was most different to her was she and Pepa’s “similarity that it’s just something I didn’t know until I got around.” I didn’t know that I actually started talking to him before we were shooting, I read his book and then I met him. It was so special to meet someone that reminds you of yourself. “
Salt-N-Pepa’s biggest hits include “Push It,” “What Man,” “Shoop” and more. GG and Laila revealed how it was to deal with such well-known songs. He had to undergo weeks of training leading up to “Push It”.
“The day we shot shot push it, I was very nervous and was just shaking in my space boot,” GG admitted. “After I finished, I don’t know if you had this moment, Laila, but the way the crew, because nobody had seen it before, and the way they were just cheering and even All of our background … It was as if we had just one concert, like, legal. That was such a dope moment because all the preparations that we were doing. But really putting it on our feet and reacting to that Honor and pay tribute to him and that response had to be humbling for me. “
The choreography was hard to learn, but worth it at the end of the day. “So you think you can dance Should it be given the title because we both have a dance background, we are artists, we did it when we were kids, but nothing prepares you for a biopic like this, ”said Laila Hollywoodlife. “Whatever the dance was, we did the whole song. So we didn’t do that, oh, let’s do 30 seconds. We knew the whole song, the choreo for many songs. We do it twice as a video as Push It ‘and then as a performance that takes place later in his career… it’s just so amazing to be a part of history because we’re watching it, and then we’re Re-creating it. So we are a part of it, even now. Those moments are unforgettable, honestly. ” Salt-en-pepa It will air on Lifetime at 8 pm.