My Name Is Myeisha review

A new inspiring and tragic hip-hop musical, My name is Myeisha is coming out on the 24th of January, 2020.

The musical was inspired by the 1998 police shooting of California involving teen Tyisha Miller and other countless acts of police brutality against African American citizens.  

The plot of the musical is about how young Tyisha ran into her fate as she was going to her friend when they left her alone in a locked car and she fell asleep. 

Her friends came back to the car and found her asleep in the car. They tried to wake her up but constantly failed and called 911 for help. 

The police came and the unexpected, the inevitable, tragedy happens.

Her story is being told with songs, rap, and beat boxing. 

With every beat and every word Actors Walker and co-star John Merchant expand the last minute of her life into fantasy. 

We get an inside look of who Tyisha was and who she remembered her self to be.

The movie brings light to the issue of police brutality towards African Americans and how it affects their lives. It is a musical that can’t be criticized or commented on because it is the simple truth.

Watching this musical will open our eyes to how our world is and what we need to do to change it. 

We feel the pain, the joy, the sadness, the happiness Tyisha felt her whole life. Her life which was taken away from her because of the color of her skin. Because she was darker and seemed to intimidating… sleeping in her car.

It is a plot well thought out and a movie not to miss.