Kendrick Lamar To Make Acting Debut In ‘Power’ Series

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Multiple award winning rapper, Kendrick Lamar will make a guest appearance in the fifth episode of ‘Power’, Starz announced. The Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning rapper will appear opposite 50 Cent’s Kanan in the episode titled, “Happy Birthday,” which is scheduled to air on Sunday, July 29.

The announcement was made by the executive producer of the crime drama,Mark Canton, who said: “Kendrick is a once in a generation talent and Courtney, 50 and I felt it would be exciting to create a role for him in ‘Power.’

Everyone involved is thrilled to have him join the family.”

Lamar’s role in the episode hasn’t been revealed, but according to a tweet by Starz,Kanan would make an ‘unlikely friend’ in the upcoming episode.

The fifth season of ‘Power’ which premieres on July 1 according to the Starz network, grew 40% in Video On Demand viewing and 9% in total average audience over season four.

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