(AllHipHop News) Premier night for “Marvel’s Luke Cage” Season 2 was lit and the red carpet was chock-full of celebrities and Hip-Hop Royalty.
Attendees included KRS-One, Jadakiss, Pete Rock, Rakim, Faith Evans, DJ D-Nice and Lil Cease. The show score composers Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge, known as The Midnight Hour, would go on to perform with the previously mentioned acts.
Most of the other celebs were actors in the hit Netflix show, which restarted at midnight Friday.
AllHipHop's Chuck Creekmur talked to Mike Colter, who plays Luke Cage and got the scoop on the new season, the changes and if fans and get a Luke Cage movie.
"Season 2 is a different journey for Luke. Luke is out of prison he's got his name cleared. He's trying to assess his life, trying to figure out what to do next. Claire's be side him and he's trying to figure out 'Hey do I wanna start a life with Claire" Do [know] what am? What am I gonna do for money?,' Colter said from the carpet. "You know he's trying to get himself, his life sorted out. That journey takes him to many different areas. He's trying to figure out how to make cash. He's literally hustling and, in doing so, he realized his fame is great but it's not bringing him all the things that he thought that it would bring him."
Colter also talked about Bushmaster (Mustafa Shakir), the so-called villain in Season 2, which has already fans comparing him to Black Panther's Killmonger.
"Lo and behold a foe villain comes out of nowhere and Luke's gonna deal with this guy," He said. "He's got Mariah (played by Alfre Woodard) who's ever-present and she's got her own agenda." Check out the video for the entire conversation with Mike Colter.
AllHipHop was on the carpet to interview most of the artists that attended the glamorous affair in midtown Manhattan. Stay tuned for more interviews and coverage.