Tuesday, February 2 at 10 p.m. – Independent Lens "P- Star Rising"
(Rochester, NY) – At age nine, Priscilla, a precocious little girl, tells her single-father, Jesse, “I am going to become a rapper and fulfill your dreams of succeeding in the music business.” Moved by Priscilla’s, or P-Star’s, passion and impressed with her talent and charisma, he begins to teach her all he knows about rapping. Suddenly, this father-daughter duo goes from a one-bedroom shelter in Harlem to a four-bedroom apartment, from food stamps to shopping sprees, from rapping on street corners to sold-out night clubs. But in the efforts to make her dad proud, Priscilla struggles to remain a child and finds herself trapped in a world of people twice her size and four times her age and doesn’t know whom to trust. The ride has just begun. Independent Lens “P- Star Rising” airs Tuesday, February 2 at 10 p.m on WXXI- TV (DT 21.1/cable 1011 and 11).
Pictured: Priscilla Diaz
Credit: Jose Cozco
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