Romeo and Juliet
His new cast is a correction to decades of white actors playing the movie's Puerto Rican roles.
On songs like “Love Scars” and “Romeo and Juliet,” the Canton, Ohio, native is charting a bold melodic path.
'Black' centers on gang violence and features an almost exclusively black and Moroccan cast.
It may not bring about world peace, but Verona hopes to create greater empathy between those on both sides of one of the planet's oldest conflicts.