John Legend to Produce Hip-Hop Competition Series

John Legend is teaming up with Netflix to produce a new unscripted hip-hop competition series titled Rhythm & Flow.

Former NBC exec Jeff Gaspin and his Primary Wave Entertainment company will join the Grammy-award winning singer to produce the upcoming hip-hop competition series, Variety reports. While still in its nascent stage, Rhythm & Flow will serve as Netflix’s first foray into the talent discovery sphere, joining past competition shows like American Idol, The X Factor and The Voice.

No further details about Rhythm & Flow have surfaced and it is unclear as to what role Legend will play in the competition series aside from his producer title.

Legend is also developing a new WGN series titled Black Wall Street, with actress Tika Sumpter, to tell the story of the 1921 Tulsa race riot. The series has yet to receive an official premiere date.

(source: billboard)

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.