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Mos Def to Star in New HBO Show

The Mighty Mos Def is headed to the small screen. The Brooklyn-bred MC/actor will be joining the cast of the upcoming HBO comedy series Enlightened, reports

The show, also starring Mike White and Laura Dern, is about a self-destructive woman who has a spiritual awakening and decides to change her life. Mos will portray her boss.

This is the first full-time TV gig for the Emmy nominated actor. In the past, Def has had appearances on Dave Chappelle’s Show, The Boondocks, and House.

Stay tuned to as more details on the show are revealed. —Elan Mancini

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