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rappers turned actors

Cut Two Checks: 22 Best Rappers Turned Actors

From chart-topping hits to Hollywood blockbusters, many rappers turned actors have proven themselves as multi-talented entertainers. Over the years years, the trend of “rappers turned actors” has only grown stronger. With a natural flair for performance, these artists have successfully transitioned from the music industry to the big screen. READ: 13 Comedians Who Played The Hell […]

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Common Joins Apple TV Series Adaptation Wool

Common is the latest star to join the cast of Wool, the series adaptation of Hugh Howey’s dystopian novels for Apple TV+. The rapper/actor joins previously announced cast members Rashida Jones, David Oyelowo, Rebecca Ferguson, and Tim Robbins. READ: Mustafa Shakir, Charmaine Bingwa, Ben Foster, and Gilbert Owuor Cast in Emancipation Wool, which was given […]

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Rising Above: Common Producing Film About Howard University’s Soccer Team and Coach’s Historical NCAA Win

Common is teaming up with Steel Springs Pictures to produce the based on a true story film, Rising Above. The sports film tells the true story of Howard University’s 1971 soccer team and its coach Lincoln “Tiger” Phillips. Taylor Materne penned the script which follows the 1971 HU’s soccer team, that was unfairly stripped of […]