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Azealia Banks to Star in New Film ‘Coco’

Well ladies and gentlemen, it looks like Azealia Banks will be coming to a theater near you.

The Broke With Expensive Taste star just landed her first acting gig in the RZA-produced film, Coco, Deadline reports.

Banks will play the drama’s title character, and will star alongside Common, Jill Scott and Lorraine Toussaint.

The Brooklyn-based film is about an aspiring twenty-something rapper who wants a career in hip-hop, but is torn by her parents’ dreams of her finishing college. She gives in to their requests, but finds her way back to her passion in the long run.

No word on when the film will be released.

Azealia Banks is one of those people that has a big personality. Are you looking forward to seeing her on the big screen? Let us know in the comments.