Watch Kendrick Lamar Make His Acting Debut On “Power”

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Kendrick Lamar continues to expand his creative pallet as the Compton king made his acting debut via Starz’s hit series Power.

For this role, K. Dot steps away from the sophisticated rap image to embody his part as Laces, an overly wise drug addict that aid’s one of the show’s protagonist complete various felonious activities. The humor, empathy, and unorthodox intelligence Kendrick brings to this often overlooked member of society not only speaks to the nature/motives of his career trajectory but also proves his superstar prowess.

Also, as known, Lamar’s early albums were littered with skits that created wonderful projects. And by excelling in this debut role, the smash that was the Black Panther soundtrack, along with previously stating his love for movies, fans can rest assured that this will not be the last they see of Acting Kenny.