Rapper Maino is taking his talents to the stage. According to Freedomthemusical.com, Maino has signed on for the lead role in the upcoming hip-hop musical "Freedom," which tackles the tough issue of unjust conviction in America's legal system.
The rapper will play DZ, an innocent man who is arrested and tricked into giving a confession. DZ gets little help from his public defender as he navigates the criminal justice system.
Meanwhile, actress Felecia Gorham stars as DZ's sister who fights to get his conviction overturned.
Rapper Chi-Ill has penned the lyrics for the musical, while Manny "3-60 tha Mack" Escalante and Omar Zamora created the music.
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