Chicago rapper Common is a main stay in television and movies these days, everything from acting to producing and he’s your man. Now he’s been enlisted as the executive producer for the hip hop inspired FOX sitcom 93 ‘Til Infinity that gets its name sake from the classic Souls of Mischief track.
How To Make it in America creator Ian Elderman developed the story and critically acclaimed
Hamilton director Thomas Kail is listed as a producer. It follows the story of a prolific 90s rapper trying to find his place in today’s scene which is dominated mainly by mainstream acts.
Just yesterday GQ released an 49 minute interview between Kendrick Lamar and Rick Rubin, who has been credited as the most influential record producer in the last 3 decades. They spoke about Eminem’s lyricism and Rubin commented that “so much of hip-hop today is about vibe and swag and personality, and less about words.”
93 Til Infinity could prove to be quite fascinating in it’s complexities and issues given the current hip hop climate. Our protagonist regains contact with an old friend from school while struggling to maintain his career, legacy and family responsibilities. No word on a release date but we’ll be keeping our eyes peeled for any details.