Dave East Set to Play Method Man in “Wu-Tang: An American Saga”2 weeks ago by Ivette Epps in TV News, Trending
The 10-episode American drama, Wu-Tang: An American Saga is set to premiere on Hulu with Dave East part of the cast as a series regular. The multi-talented hip hop artist is set to star as Method Man (Shotgun) in Wu-Tang: An American Saga. The series was created by RZA and Alex Tse, where the plot of the series focuses on one of the most influential groups in hip-hop history. The Clan formation in this series will be set in the early 90’s, in Staten Island, the peak of the eighties extensive crack era.
As we all know, Dave is a well-rounded rapper, who dips his creative hat in many areas of the entertainment industry. From music, modeling, and acting, Dave will have a hefty balanced resume, showing that he’s an intellectual genius.
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Dave made his first acting debut in 2017 on BET’s Being Mary Jane, which stars Gabrielle Union. He played the role of an emerging young artist who was Mary Jane Paul’s very first interview for her new job in season four of the series. From here, he committed to looking for more opportunities within acting for roles that are better suited for him.
Dave East’s upcoming acting gig has certainly raised an eyebrow for his fans who are still patiently waiting for the release of his new album, Survival. His debut album is still set to release this year, but we have yet to receive any updates regarding the official date. However, with cash ruling everything around the rapper, we know that he has many successful moves in store for us to see.
Like many of us, Dave East has broaden his horizons within the industry and is ready to pursue all of the goals he didn’t get to accomplish in 2018.