Kid Cudi is getting back into TV with a new role on the forthcoming season of Fox's popular show "Empire." The rapper previously portrayed roles on "Entourage" and "How to Make It In America" so he's no stranger to the acting game. 

The news of Cudder's acting gig was revealed today by Entertainment Weekly. According to EW, Cudi will play a rapper named Gram who is in competition with Hakeem Lyon, the rivalry extending to their love lives--  Gram is also dating Hakeem's ex, Tiana. Cudi isn't the only rapper appearing in the new season, French Montana is expected to make a cameo as well.

The new season premieres on September 21st at 9 PM EST on Fox. Kid Cudi is also prepping a new album, Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’, for later this year.