Russell Simmons is teaming up with Universal Music Group to produce a show like no other, originally announced in 2015 the musical titled ” The Scenario” is set to be released in New York sometime this year or next year before it takes on a 30 city tour gracing traditional and nontraditional venues. Simmons has stated that he wants the show to be one that everyone can see from sophisticated New Yorkers to children in the hoods of Detroit, songs by artist like Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Kurtis Blow and many other popular artist are said to be featured in the musical.
The goal of the musical is to show viewers the struggles that many of these artist experienced on their way to the top, it will incorporate a lot of musical elements but will still hold somewhat of a concert element. The show will be produced by Russell Simmons, Def Pictures Jake Stein , hip-hop historian Dan Charkas and last but not least “Rock of Ages” producers Scott Prisand and Jamie Bendell.
Though there is no set release date we will do our best to keep you updated as the story develops.