EMG/Universal Music Group artist Battle Ax of The S.O.G Crew along with other up and coming hip-hop artist signed with Island Def Jam Records had the opportunity to feature in the new Christmas comedy coming out this year Christmas in Compton, staring Omar Gooding, Eric Roberts, Orlando Brown, and Keith David.
Battle Ax and acquaintance actor Noel G (Fast and Furious, Training Day, and Dark Knight Rises) began working close together last year. Developing more of a friendship after Noel was featured in The S.O.G Crew’s powerful music video for their single “I Can Finally Breathe”. They found that they had common interests in family, community, and morals. They remained friends and continued to work together in the field of media and community activism. When actor Noel was unavailable for the film Christmas in Compton, he asked Dr. Robert “Battle Ax” Ornelas to feature in his place. Battle Ax already a rapper, singer, writer, producer and videographer did not hesitate at the opportunity to put acting skills to work.
The warm and “feel good” film hits theaters November 9th 2012 be sure to check it out.
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