T.I. is best known for his rap collaborations with such artists as Rihanna and Justin Timberlake, but the star is now making another name for himself- TV actor. The rapper first scored a recurring role on Starz' Boss as Tray. Tray is a former gangbanger who symbolizes a connection between politics and crime on the hit drama.
Since his appearance on Boss, T.I. has also scored a major guest starring role on CBS's Hawait Five-0. According to TVLine, he will appear in a series of flashbacks in New Jersey from Danno (Scott Caan). T.I. plays his former partner who he had a huge falling out with in 2001. This case plays a major part in Danno's life and he is still coming to terms with the outcome.
Kardashian clan member Kendall Jenner will also appear in the episode, set to air in October. Few details are available about Jenner’s role, but she confirmed the news to Gossip Cop. “This is such an incredible opportunity for me and I’m excited for this new experience!!!” This is the first acting gig for Jenner.
The second season of the Hawaii Five-0 remake returns on September 24 at 10/9c on CBS.
In other Hawaii Five-0 news, congratulations to Alex O’Loughlin and his girlfriend, surfing pro, Malia Jones who are expecting their first child together. It is the second child for both parents, each have a prior child from past relationships. O’Loughlin is father to teenage son Saxon and Jones has a three-year old son, Spike, with surfer Luke Stedman. Congrats to the couple!