Multiple Grammy® award nominee Keyshia Cole (Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is) executive produced and made her acting debut, playing herself, in a new Lifetime biopic following her early days in Oakland honing her musical talents to her rise to a multi-platinum selling recording artist and television personality, to her complicated yet warmhearted relationship with her mother Frankie Lons played by Debbi Morgan (All My Children). The biopic premiered Saturday, June 24 as part of Lifetime’s celebration of Black Music Month. Keyshia Cole: This is My Story is directed by D’Angela Proctor (Line Sisters) and Manu Boyer (Girl in the Basement) and features a new song recorded by the singer/songwriter titled Forever is a Thing. Ron Fair, Keyshia Cole’s long standing A&R and music collaborator supervised the music and Grammy Award winner Warryn Campbell composed the original score.
Keyshia Cole: This is My Story is produced for Lifetime by Swirl Films and Big Dreams. Executive producers are Eric Tomosunas, Leslie Greif, D’Angela Proctor and Keyshia Cole. Co-Executive Producer is Ron Fair. D’Angela Proctor and Manu Boyer direct from a script written by Angelica Cheri.