Kid Cudi is the latest addition to the Empire family. The rapper/actor shared on Twitter (July 20) that he finished wrapping his first episode of the Fox musical drama and will play the role of Gram in the show's third season. According to Entertainment Weekly, Cudi will portray an independent rapper who's a "rival to Hakeem" on the Lyon-filled series, which returns on Sept. 21 at 9 p.m.
"Already wrapped my first episode of "Empire" and cant be more geeked for everyone to see! Only doing dope shit [--] [----] [--] [??]," he posted. "Such a huge honor to be joining the @EmpireFOX family. Everyone has been so f--kin cool, loving and open." He added, "Again, just doing more of whatever the f--k I want [----]."