Rappers Become "Roaches" in Animation TV Series

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Billboards top hip hop performers join animation television series cast.

777 Entertainment Group has successfully attached Billboards top hip hop artists as voice over talent for their new half hour animation television series “The Roaches”. The comedy created by Marcello Robinson and Deborah Young, centers around a family of Roaches who are evicted from their Beverly Hills mansion and are forced to relocate to a Chicago housing project. Lead character, Ghetto (pronounced Jet-O) Roach is a bourgeois roach that has to swallow his pride and provide for his family, surviving off his wits and limited resources on the mean streets of Chicago. 777 Entertainment Group is currently shopping the animation series to multiple major and cable networks. Rap stars Bone Thugs N Harmony, Jada Kiss, Ying Yang Twins, Lil Wayne, Juvenile, Mannie Fresh and comedian Mama Stokes are all attached. “It is our goal to take animation television in a new direction across multicultural boundaries that give a realistic view of everyday life while entertaining the masses” said Marcello Robinson. The series is being produced through the partners of Triple Seven; Marcello Robinson, Onie Rivers and Deborah Young. The entertainment company has been in business for four years and this will be their first television project in the animation genre. “The hip hop industry has really embraced this show and is in full support, “My Blackberry is blowing up” said Onie Rivers. The producers are close to finalizing a deal and plan to make another announcement shortly.

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