Exclusive Video: Rapper P-Star Gives Advice to Young Musical Artists

Posted on February 4, 2010

Next Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 10:00 PM the documentary P-Star Rising will have its national television premiere on Independent Lens on PBS (check local listings). This film is the final installment of Independent Lens’s Music Month celebration. Nine-year-old Priscilla wants to become the youngest female rap star ever. With her single father turned manager, Priscilla travels from Harlem street corners to sold out shows around the world –– eventually landing a record deal and starring role on PBS’s The Electric Company. But the road to stardom means figuring out who to trust while hanging around people twice her size and four times her age. In the video below, P-Star gives some advice on what she learned about the music industry and what it takes to make it in this highly competitive field.


Also, check out this video where P-Star raps freestyle about her rise to fame. 

Learn more about P-Star Rising and other Music Month programming >>


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