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Kid Cudi Joining the Cast of Empire


Neil Jacobs/CBSKid Cudi has been added to the growing list of celebrity artists for season 3 of Empire.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the actor/rapper will recur as another artist named Gram who will be a rival to Bryshere Gray‘s Hakeem. In addition to contending with their musical careers, the artists will compete for the attention of Tiana, Hakeem’s ex and Gram’s new love interest.

Cudi recently confirmed the casting news on his Twitter account. “Already wrapped my first episode of Empire and cant be more geeked for everyone to see,” he writes. “Such a huge honor to be joining the @EmpireFOX family,” Cudi continues in another post. 

Cudi will join French Montana and Taye Diggs, who recently were added to the third season. 

The new season of Empire premieres on September 21st at 9 pm on Fox. 

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