50 Cent has a new series, Let me hear a rhyme, a Tiffany Jackson novel goes on television.
Deadline reports that the project is being created by Morenike Balogun, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and his G-Unit Film and Television, Lionsgate TV and the studio The Tannenbaum Co. and Universal Television.
50 Cent shared the news on its social media pages. In an Instagram post, the rapper who became a producer said:
“Green Light Gang, we have another one!”
Morgan Cooper will also serve as director and executive producer. Cooper, who develops Bel-Air, shared his excitement on Instagram.
“Locked up, same energy. I’m really excited to bring this show to life with @ 50cent / Morenike Balogun / @lionsgate and the rest of the team for @peacocktv – Big S / O to @writeinbk for entrusting us with this amazing story based on her novel serve as EP and pilot director. Stay tuned! -mc, “wrote Cooper.
According to the deadline, Let me hear a rhymeis described asa true detectivemeetsStraight from Compton, a coming-of-age story amid violence and the popular rise of hip hop music in the 1990s. Part crime thriller, part thriller and part love storyLet me hear a rhymeis a premium drama with surrealistic elements that tells the story of three grieving teenagers who use the clues of their murdered friend in his music to find the killer. That discovery sets off a chain of events they never saw coming.
Will you see the new 50 Cent series?