Tyrese Gibson Presents “A Black Rose That Grew Through Concrete” Documentary

Tyrese Gibson Presents A Black Rose That Grew Through Concrete

Superstar Tyrese Gibson Invites Viewers on an intimate journey through his Life as a Man, an Artist, and a Father

NEW YORK, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — One of the most universally acclaimed documentaries to come from an artist in decades; A Black Rose That Grew Through Concrete
takes us on an incredible journey through the life and work of actor
musician Tyrese Gibson.   Viewed by more than fourteen thousand on Easter Sunday ,
Black Rose thrust us through the tough streets of South Central Los
Angeles draught with poverty and gun violence we experience the struggle
of a young boy whose strength and tenacity taken from these very mean
streets and travels to the bright lights of the big city where a young
Tyrese Gibson challenged his faith and gambled his talent to become one
of the world’s most beloved talent.

am a very private person that lives a very public life,” says Tyrese. 
As I have grown in life and in show business I find myself getting more
and more comfortable with sharing the story of my life and  the extreme
challenges I had along the way.”  Tyrese has experienced first hand the
hardship of life and has worked diligently to overcome the harsh reality
which was once his childhood.  “Like many growing up in the trenches of
the mean street I felt different,” Tyrese says.  “Something about my
imagination never stopped me from dreaming beyond my reality.  I knew
that there was something greater out there. the challenge became how I
was going to reach it.”

many the journey has appeared to be swift and effortless from his first
appearance on the back of that bus crooning those now infamous words
“Always Coca Cola” to belting out the hit singles “Sweet Lady”, “Lately”
or “How You Gonna Act Like That” from his multiplatinum discs or
shinning on the silver screen in Baby Boy, Death Race, Flight of The Phoenix,
Annapolis and the billion dollar franchises Transformers and Fast &
The Furious. But many are unaware of the sacrifice which Tyrese has
taken to arrive at this place of stardom.

“Tyrese will tell you that I was the first to ever see something in him that he never saw,” says John Singleton
who cast and directed Tyrese in both Baby Boy and 2 Fast 2 Furious.  “I
knew and believed he could be a movie star so casting him as the lead
in Baby Boy was the start of this journey and I’m so very proud of his

Tyrese Gibson journey continues with a level of truth and dexterity
unlike any other talent in modern day entertainment. Starting the new
year with a Grammy Nomination for his fifth studio disc, Open
Invitation, and reaching the New York Times Best Seller list with his
second literary effort, Manology, a project co-penned with Rock and Roll
Hall of Famer, Rev Run, and preparing for the much anticipated release
of TGT ( Tyrese Ginuwine and Tank) on Atlantic Records. Also in 2013
Tyrese will reprise his role as Roman Pierce in the 6th installment of the Fast & Furious franchise which will hit theaters worldwide on May 24th and this holiday season Tyrese will star alongside Jennifer Hudson , Angela Bassett and Forest Whitaker in the screen adaptation of Langston Hughes ‘ Black Nativity which will hit theaters on November 24th
setting the stage for Mr. Gibson’s sixth studio disc, Black Rose’ and
3rd book also titled Black Rose’ which he will record for his Voltron
Recordz imprint.

The Black Rose That Grew Through Concrete is available for viewing at www.tyreseonline.com.

can follow Tyrese on twitter @tyrese and join him at both Facebook and
Instagram. Fans can also have the opportunity to see Tyrese live on April 19th in New Orleans, LA; April 20th in Houston, TX, and April 21st in Dallas, TX. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster.

For further information on Tyrese Gibson visit http://www.tyreseonline.com

SOURCE Voltron Records

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