Andre 3000 (real name André Lauren Benjamin ) has snagged a new Hollywood gig. The 40-year-old rapper — who is one half of Outkast — will co-star in the second season of ABC’s American Crime. According to The Hollywood Reporter,
The John Ridley Emmy-nominated anthology will reset its story and characters and, in season two, take place in the Midwest where an incident at a high school sparks discussions about gender issues, sexual orientation and sexual identity.
Benjamin will play Michael Lacroix, an architect who with his wife, Terri (returning cast member Regina King), are prominent members of the community in which they reside. A true power couple, they have both the financial means, as well as the acumen needed to fiercely defend their son when he becomes entangled in a scandal at an elite private school.
And in non-Hollywood news, we recently spotted Andre 3000, partying at Atlanta’s Gold Room for Future’s listening session. We also spotted Big Boi, Big Gipp, Migos, 2 Chainz and Erica Dixon (Love & Hip Hop Atlanta).
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