K. Michelle's Rebellious Soul Album Turned Into a Musical

K. Michelle's Rebellious Soul Album Turned Into a Musical

Idris Elba directs 30-minute VH1 special centered around nine songs from Memphis singer's debut.

Published August 6, 2014

K. Michelle is starring in her own special on to television later this month. The Love & Hip Hop: New York star's debut album will air as the theatrical production Rebellious Soul: K Michelle the Musical.

Directed by Golden Globe-nominated actor Idris Elba, the 30-minute "hip hopera" captures the "lust, love, heartache, and redemption" story of a woman trying to break from the cycle of bad romance, only it's not so easy. The past comes back to haunt her when she catches her boyfriend in a lie.

Featured in the musical are nine of songs from Michelle's debut including, "When I Get a Man, "Hate on Her," "V.S.O.P." and "Can't Raise a Man."

Michelle's gold-selling LP debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip Hop Album charts and No. 2 on the Top 200. 

Rebellious Soul: K Michelle the Musical airs on VH1 Aug. 19.

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Written by Latifah Muhammad

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