It's amazing for musicians to be able to perform well in different fields. When it comes to the movie industry, there are only a few musicians who have been able to successfully take up an acting career, take up major or supporting roles in different hit movies. In this post, I'm going to share with you 9 popular musicians who have successfully take up an acting career.
The Nigerian rapper Folarin Falana popularly known by his stage name Falz is not just successful in the music industry but also in the movie industry. The renowned rapper and actor has featured in more than 10 hits movies which include Jennifer's diary, Merry men, Chief Daddy, Muna and so many others.
The popular American rapper Ludacris made his first appearance in the movie industry in 2001, since then he has appeared in over 40 popular movies which include American hustle, The Fast and Furious franchise, Paper chaser, Breakaway, Max Payne, Fast five, F9, Show dogs, The ride and so many others. His latest movie is titled F9.
3. Ice Cube
The American rapper Ice Cube is also known as a renowned actor and filmmaker. Ice cube has appeared in more than 40 movies which also includes tv series. He is among popular musicians who have successfully take-up an acting career.
4. Mariah Carey
Mariah Caret is also another popular artist who have successfully take-up acting. She has been featured in movies such as Glitter, Wise Girls, Death of a Dynasty, You Don't Mess with the Zohan, The Butler, A Christmas Melody, The Lego Batman Movie, Girls Trip, The Star, "All I Want for Christmas Is You" and so on.
5. Banky W
The popular Nigerian R&B singer has made a successful transition into the movie industry with popular hits like 'The Wedding Party", Up North, Sugar Rush and so on.
6. Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake who is reportedly one of the world's best selling music artists is another popular musician who has made a successful switch into acting he has appeared in more than 20 movies. Some of his notable films include Alpha Dog, Black Snake Moan, The Love Guru, Yogi Bear, Bad Teacher, Friends with benefits, Trolls, Wonder wheel and so on. His most recent movie is titled, Palmer.
7. Jenifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson is an artist who has received different accolades for both her music and acting, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and two Grammy Awards. She has appeared in movies such as Dreamgirls, S€x and City, Black Nativity, Lullaby, Sandy Wexler, Cats, Monster, Respect and so on.
8. Queen Latifah
The American musician professionally known as Queen Latifah has been successful in the movie industry. She has been featured in more than 60 movies, which includes tv series. Some of her notable movies include Chicago, Brown Sugar, The country bears, The Cookout, Taxi, Mad money, 22 Jump Street, Girls Trip, Hustle and so many other.
9. Snoop Dogg
The legendary rapper Snoop Dogg is another popular artist who has successfully take up different acting roles. It might surprise you to know that Snoop Dogg has appeared in more than 50 movies which include Tv series.
Which other musicians do you know, have successful take-up an acting career? Leave your comment below.
Click the follow button so you can get our post on entertainment when next we publish.
Also, don't forget to like and share with friends and families.
Content created and supplied by: Bcurrent (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More