Rap King dives into acting
25 August 2016, 19:33
Nairobi - It takes a great talent to successfully
transition from one niche in the entertainment industry into another that is on
the opposite end.
Kenyan rapper Shukid is attempting to pull this fete of
greatness off, trying his hand out at acting as he plays the main protagonist
in a soon to be released series called ‘The Yard’. He seems to have pulled it
off in some way from the short glimpse we get into the show courtesy of a just
It is a drama that follows the life of a
young rapper called Dash as he tries to make it in the music world despite the everyday
struggles that threaten to sabotage his plans.
According to the show’s
producers “The yard gives us a glimpse into both the bourgeois and grimy
aspects of one of the greatest African cities in thrilling mélange of music,
betrayal, love and the pursuit of power that boils down to one simple question:
Just how far are you willing to go for your passion?”
Watch the trailer to this
series here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUkgmezLIWE&feature=youtu.be
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