Eighteen-year-old Mandy is torn between childhood dreams and adult responsibilities. Then she meets Olujimi, a rising hip hop artist from Africa, who escaped his parents to pursue dreams of stardom in America. From family fraud and family failure, Mandy and Olujimi look for a future in each other. Will that be enough to escape the rhythm of the past?
RON JOHNSON Caucasian man, around 50, from a small Oklahoma town, devout.
MANDY JOHNSON Ron’s daughter, 18, in mourning, a dreamer in disguise.
OLUJIMI OFARA Nigerian, early 20s, an aspiring hip hop star.
PASTOR & CHARLIE Two roles played by an African-American man, 40s.
NIECY & IFE Two roles played by an African-American woman, 40s.