Rapper YG To Star In New Drama About A Teen In Alabama Set In 1972

The Bompton rapper will take on a challenging role for a new indie film.

(AllHipHop News) Rapper YG is about to get some major shine as an actor in an upcoming drama called Tuscaloosa.

YG has been cast in the movie, which is based on a novel by author W. Glasgow Phillips.

The coming of age movie centers is set in the summer of 1972, and tells teh story of a white teenager named Billy Mitchell.

According to Deadline:

"It follows Billy Mitchell, a disaffected son of Tuscaloosa’s white middle class who must choose a path forward as ties of family, class, race and love make competing claims on his loyalty."