Jensen makes a drug-addled character with a giant chip on his shoulder approachable, understandable, even likable. His monologues, while often humorous, each have dramatic weight and one realizes by the end that Bangs had to die in the chaos.
Kierra was born into a vocal legacy. Her mother, Karen Clark-Sheard, is undoubtably one of the best and most recognizable voices in gospel music. I flew to Los Angeles to witness gospel royalty for myself.