Pulitzer Prize and multiple Grammy-winner Kendrick Lamar had mouths dropping when he made a surprise guest appearance playing Laces in the “Happy Birthday” episode of Power.
Prior to the airing of the episode, executive producer/star Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson” weighed in on the artist’s appearance. “Kendrick’s piece, this is going to be big. People are going to look at him and be really surprised with his performance in the show, and I’m excited for that. They’re going to talk about his performance.”
“The thing that was beautiful, is that Kendrick was fearless,” adds executive producer and creator Courtney Kemp.
KENDRICK TALKS ABOUT HIS ROLE ON “POWER!” WATCH IT HERE:
“Power” is a visionary drama that straddles the glamorous Manhattan lifestyles of the rich and infamous and the underworld of the international drug trade. The cast is led by Omari Hardwick as James “Ghost” St. Patrick, a man trying to escape his role as a drug kingpin for a legitimized life in the elite of NYC; Joseph Sikora as his brother in arms in the drug business, Tommy Egan; Naturi Naughton plays Ghost’s fierce wife Tasha St. Patrick; and Lela Loren is his first love, Assistant U.S. Attorney Angela Valdes.
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