Trina sitcom set to Premier

Rap’s self proclaimed “Baddest Bitch ” Trina is taking another step in a push for an acting career. She is yet another recording artist taking the move from video screen to TV screen in her upcoming TV series set to debut on the new network, The Black Family Channel, from actor, flim maker, comedian, Robert Townsend.

Trina’s new sitcom is entitled “With Friends Like These ” and sets Trina as the character Cleo, the owner of one of Miami’s top modeling agencies, who inherits a beauty salon from her deceased aunt. “With Friends Like These ” pilot also stars video vixen Ki Toy Johnson (Outkasts “I Like The Way You Move ” video) and Luz Whitney (Spike Lee’s “Bamboozled “). For those of you who miss one of the many airings of the old school Hip Hop’s Fat Boys’ movie Disorderlies, you will be able to catch Prince Markie Dee making a guest appearance in the pilot as well.

This is not however Trina’s first acting experience. She made her debut last year with the straight to video independent film “A Miami Tail ” which starred her as a girl who gets fed up with the violence in the streets and organizes the women of the neighborhood to protest by withholding sex until the violence comes to an end. This comedy also starred up and coming comic Benji Brown (BET, In Touch With Reality DVD), Sommore and a cameo appearance by Lost Boys rapper Mr. Cheeks.{mosgoogle}

The Black Family Channel is a new cable network that that has a reach in the top 25 African American television markets. The brainchild of Robert Townsend, the Black Family Channel, says it’s aim is to provide informative and entertaining programming targeted to black families.

“With Friends Like These” air date is Wednesday, November 9, 2005 @
8:30pm and the repeat times are as follows:

Wednesday, November 9, 2005 @ 12:00 am
Thursday, November 10, 2005 @ 9:30 pm
Saturday, November 12, 2005 @ 9:00 pm

Trina’s Diamond Princess perfume is on the market and her latest album the Glamorest Life is in stores now.

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