Donald Glover is about to combine a pair of his loves—Hip-Hop music and acting—into one television show. The FX Network has ordered a pilot called Atlanta about the ATL rap scene that’s set to star the Community actor who goes by the name Childish Gambino when rapping. 

Reports EW:

The pilot follows two cousins in the Atlanta rap scene, with Glover playing a character named Earnest ‘Earn’ Marks, described as a “college dropout who reconnects with his long buried ambition and sets out to seize the life he imagined for himself when his estranged cousin becomes a sudden star.” Glover will also executive produce the show with Paul Simms and Dianne McGunigle.

Childish Gambino was nominated for a pair of 2015 Grammys in the “Best Rap Performance” and “Best Rap Album” categories.

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