Rapper Drake is returning to the acting world in an upcomingweb series by basketball star LeBron James. In the upcoming series titled TheLeBrons, Drake will play himself in a guest spot, which is set to debut inMarch.
During the web series, James will play four differentcharacters that were originally inspired from a Nike ad campaign, according toBillboard. The LeBrons will be a family-orientated series that will focus mainlyon teamwork and staying in school, along with other important topics.
Drake, whose real name is Aubrey Graham, got his start onthe Canadian hit television show Degrassi where he played a high schoolbasketball star named Jimmy.
The rapper has worked with James in the past on a projectcalled More Than a Game. The 2009 documentary showed the basketball player’shigh school career and everything he went through. Drake’s hit song Foreverwith Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and Eminem was featured in the film.
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