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Vic Mensa & Da Brat to Make Recurring Role on Lena Waithe’s The Chi

Vic Mensa & Da Brat to Make Recurring Role on Lena Waithe’s The Chi

Chicago’s finest Vic Mensa and Da Brat is ready for Showtime.

Roc Nation-signee and Grammy-nominated Chicago native Vic Mensa is set to make recurring roles as a character Jamal on Lena Waithe‘s Showtime series The Chi.

“Jamal [is] a passionate but high-strung man who is fighting to get help for his girlfriend and younger sister. His efforts place him at odds with Trig and Tracy.”

On Vic Mensa’s character / Deadline

Mensa is also set to star alongside another fellow Chicago rap star Da Brat who will play a truck driver named LaPortia.

Da Brat to star as LaPortia in Showtime‘s The Chi / Donté Maurice

“[LaPortia is] a truck driver who’s just as comfortable passing through beds as she is through state lines. Her arrival in town will impact the Williams family.”

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Vic Mensa and Da Brat join a star-studded cast that includes Luke James, Curtiss Cook, Yolanda Ross and Jacob Lattimore. The Chi is set to return to Showtime in May.

Watch the trailer on the player below.

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