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Wyclef Jean Joins 'Nashville' in Recurring Role

October 20, 2012 (6:10 am) GMT
Cast as the head of a music label, the 'Sweetest Girl (Dollar Bill)' hitmaker posts a picture of him and the ABC musical show's stars on the set.
Wyclef Jean Joins 'Nashville' in Recurring Role

is going to stay in "" for a while. It has been confirmed that the 43-year-old rapper lands a recurring role on the ABC freshman as the head of a music label. Teasing fans with his new gig, he has posted a picture of him on the set with the show's cast members.

"On the With the hotest cast on TV #Nashville @sampalladio @clarembee @jonathanjackson Rya kihlstedt pic.twitter.com/cNsoGSrf," he wrote in a caption of the photo. In another tweet, he shared, "I AM on a movie set for the new t v show Nashville on my birthday but im very excited! I told your i would Be working out for a flim!"

There's still no word on when Jean will make his debut on the musical series. The gig is not his first attempt at acting since the "Gone till November" hitmaker appeared in several episodes of NBC's "Third Watch" in 2005.

"Nashville" itself centers on Rayna James (), a country legend whose popularity is starting to wane, and up-and-comer Juliette Barnes () who is described as the young and sexy future of country music. Drama ensues as the two are asked to team up by their label owners.

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