According to Variety Lifetime has ordered two music-themed miniseries, one revolving around female rap stars Salt-N-Pepa, the other focused on the Clark Sisters gospel group. Both projects are produced by Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit banner.

The miniseries revolves around Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton as they enter the world of hip hop and rap. The miniseries will incorporate the duo’s hits including “Let’s Talk About Sex,” “What a Man” and “Shoop.”

James, Denton, Jesse Collins, Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere are executive producers. Andy Hume, Dionne Harmon and James “Jimmy” Maynes are co-exec producers.

The other scripted project greenlit by Lifetime is the film “The Clark Sisters: The First Ladies of Gospel.”  Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige and Missy Elliott are exec producers of the story of five sisters and a trailblazing mother from Detroit who helped bring gospel music into the mainstream. Sylvia L. Jones penned the script, to be directed by Christine Swanson.

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