(AllHipHop News) Diggy Simmons already has rapper and reality television show star on his resume, and now Rev. Run’s son is adding television actor to the list. Simmons is set to star in the scripted series The Start Up on BET.
The creator of the Unexpected Arrival album will play Blake Monroe, founder of the entertainment blog TheJetsetters.com. The show is said to represent what it means to be “young, gifted and digital.”
The series also features Teyana Taylor, Bria Murphy, Allen Maldonado, Chris Brew and Stephanie Charles. It is being executive produced by Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil.
The Akils’ other program The Game has been picked up for an eighth season. BET is also bringing back Real Husbands of Hollywood and Being Mary Jane.
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