Kid Cudi Will Join The Cast Of Empire

The rapper will play Hakeem Lyon’s rival in the show’s third season.

Kid Cudi Will Join The Cast Of <i>Empire</i> Michael Hickey / Getty Images

Scott Mescudi, a.k.a. Kid Cudi, will be joining the cast of Fox's popular music industry drama Empire, according to Entertainment Weekly. Mescudi, who has previously appeared on Entourage and James White, will join the show's third season to play an independent musician who is a rival of Hakeem Lyon. Season 3 of Empire is also slated to feature appearances from Taye Diggs and French Montana. The show premieres on September 21.

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Kid Cudi Will Join The Cast Of Empire