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Carmen: A Hip Hopera

Golden Globe-nominee Beyoncé Knowles & Mekhi Phifer. Set in contemporary Los Angeles, the film stars Beyoncé Knowles as the seductive Carmen, no longer an employee in a cigarette factory but instead an aspiring actress. Mekhi Phifer A cop named Sgt. Derek Hill, who after being ordered by his corrupt superior office Frank Miller to arrest Carmen for her involvement in a bar fight, falls hopelessly and tragically in love with her. After leading Hill down the path to perdition, Carmen deserts him for a top-40 rap star named Blaze. Also starring Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominee Mos Def, Casey Lee and Joy Bryant Features songs from the Bizet opera with modernized lyrics. Stream it! STREAMAPSE