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Xzibit To Guest Star On FOX TV Show ‘Empire’

Posted 26 February 2016 | , , , | 6 Comments »

Xzibit is bringing his acting talents to Empire. Mr. X To The Z, born Alvin Joiner, will be appearing on the FOX drama as a rival to Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard).

Deadline reports that:

Xzibit will star as Leslie “Shyne” Johnson aside Terrence Howard’s polarizing character, Lucious. The rapper will embody a music mogul with a close ear to the streets. “Shyne” also has resentment towards Lucious after getting blackballed for his lifestyle. Leslie “Shyne” Johnson is 100% wolf and 100% gangster. He has managed artists, started record imprints and even sold a few units here and there, but his bread and butter always has been — much to his years-long frustration — drugs, guns and extortion. Feeling shut out by the other heavy hitters in the music industry, he carries a big chip on his shoulder, especially for Lucious.

Xzibit Features In ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ Cast Replaced In Season 8 Premiere

Posted 27 September 2012 | , , , , | No Comments »

The first episodes of Season 8 of FX's highly successful 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' will see an all new cast for one episode only.

The cast, which is comprised of Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Kaitlin Olson and creator Rob McEhenney will not be kicking the season off with their usual hijinks. Instead they have been replaced with child actor Haley Joel Osment, Chael Sonnen, Candice Cameron from Full House fame, rapper Xzibit and Andrew Dice Clay in Danny DeVito’s role. Now for those of you who are wondering if you’ve been punked, it looks like you have been as this arrangement is only temporary for the season opener.

In promotion of the upcoming season FX has decided to air a short spot titled 'Has The Sun Finally Set In Philly?' featuring the 'new crew' of Osment, Sonnen, Cameron, and Xzibit discussing the pros of a 'Baby Tan':

The All New Season of 'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' airs Thursday October 11.


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