17 year old high senior Herb has a dream, too become a rapper. He is white and captain of the high school chess team. Herb organizes a rap battle contest at his school to help form his rap posse. The story takes place in a small town where Herb is the talk of the town, and where rap music is not welcomed. He will try to expose his small town the genre of rap music and be the first one of his small town to make it out.