Hamilton and clipping.’s Daveed Diggs to Produce TV Series About Rapper-Turned-Mayor
Posted on 12 October 2016
Original Hamilton cast member and clipping. rapper Daveed Diggs has signed on to executive produce a new series for ABC about a struggling rapper who runs for mayor to promote his new mixtape—and wins. While Diggs is working on the show, Deadline reports that the rapper/actor has not signed on to act in the new series. Diggs left Hamilton in July, and has recently appeared in the ABC sitcom “Black-ish” and Netflix’s Baz Luhrmann-directed series “The Get Down.”
Sometimes art reflects real life: earlier this year, Glyve “Fenriz” Nagell of black metal band Darkthrone was accidentally elected to his local town council.
Read “Netflix’s “The Get Down” Is the Rare (And Great) Music Drama That’s Actually About Music” over on the Pitch.
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