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Rapper Young Jeezy Making Film Debut Through Ice Cube's 'Janky'

July 2, 2008 (8:16 am) GMT
The multiplatinum rapper has been signed to star in Ice Cube-scripted movie entitled 'Janky Promoters'.
Young Jeezy

's name has been cemented among the successful rap artists today with the selling of over than 2 million copies from his two albums. Now, the rapper whose real name is Jay Jenkins is ready to add another title on his resume, an actor.

Latest report has unearthed that the 30-year-old has joined the cast ensemble of 's comedy movie "". In it, the "Soul Survivor" hitmaker will star as a big-name hip-hop artist for whom the two main characters work.

Scripted and co-produced by Cube, "Janky" follows the story of a pair of shady concert promoters who get a once in a lifetime shot to book a big-name hip-hop act. The Dimension Films' movie stars Cube and as the two leading characters and supported also by and Little JJ. It is currently in production and is expected to come out sometime in 2009.

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