Empire Season 3 has a new addition to its cast and it is none other than musician/actor Scott Mescudi, aka Kid Cudi. Mescudi is expected to give Bryshere Y. Gray’s Hakeem Lyon a tough competition in the upcoming series of the popular Fox musical drama.
Mescudi will be playing the role of a rapper named Gram, whose rivalry with Hakeem will go beyond the studio. Empire season 3 character Gram will be romantically linked to Hakeem’s ex-wife Tiana, portrayed by Serayah McNeill, the Entertainment Weekly reported.
The musician/actor shared on Twitter that he has already completed shooting for the first episode of the Empire season 3.
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“Already wrapped my first episode of “Empire” and cant be more geeked for everyone to see! Only doing dope shit,” he posted on Twitter. “Such a huge honor to be joining the @EmpireFOX family. Everyone has been so f–kin cool, loving and open.”
He also requested fans to stay tuned to see his character enter the plot in the next season. This is not the first time that the “Day ‘N’ Night” MC has taken up acting seriously. He has appeared in a number of movies, including Need For Speed in 2014 alongside Aaron Paul, Entourage in 2015 and Vincent and Roxxy in 2016.
Taye Diggs and French Montana are among the other stars who will appear on the upcoming Empire Season 3 episodes. Diggs will play Angelo Dubois, who is a city councilman with an affluent background. Given his degree and background, Angelo could have made a lucrative career for himself in the private sector. But according to Yahoo News, he chose to involve himself in local politics and community organization.
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