The ‘Oldhead’ web series, gives an authentic depiction of some of the socioeconomic issues inner-city youth face such as drugs, violence, and a lack of resources. An “oldhead” is an authority figure who passes down wisdom to the younger generation. In creating this series, our mission is to use our content as a medium to drive social change. In the first two seasons of ‘Oldhead,’ we have accumulated over 700,000 views on our YouTube channel. We’re gearing up to go into production for the third season in January 2018. Our goal for the series is to receive distribution from a major streaming company.
The tragic death of teenage basketball phenom Benji has the neighborhood shaken up. Bumpy, the community Oldhead, is on a mission to provide change for people in his community. In order to do this, he decides to run for mayor. Kareem, a neighborhood hustler, is on a mission to take over the drug game in Philadelphia. After an incident in the club, he gets connected with another local drug dealer, Los, who has a tight operation in the Kensington section of the city with the opioids. Still fresh out of jail, LA is forced to go New York to lay low after committing a recent murder. This put a strain on the relationship with his girlfriend Sonya. Once in New York, LA meets Sire, New York’s drug kingpin, and learns the ins and outs of New York City streets for survival. During that time, he comes closer to solving the mystery of who killed his father. Magic, a smart and talented teenage writer from Forest projects, battles death of his older brother and his mother addiction. He finds his escape through writing and seeks exposure through publishing his first novel.
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