Malcolm Adekanbi is a high school senior obsessed with old school hip hop and, along with his friends Jib and Diggy, he';;;s a geek that';;;s constantly pushed around by bigger kids at school. They all live in a part of Inglewood, California called "The Bottoms." His dream is to attend Harvard. A chance invitation to a big underground party leads Malcolm and his friends into a, only in Los Angeles, gritty adventure filed with offbeat characters and bad choices. If Malcolm can persevere, he';;;ll go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself.