Rapper Rick Ross is set to make his acting debut on U.S. Tv drama Magic City.

The Hustlin' hitmaker will play a character called The Bolita Boss in the upcoming second season of the series, which stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan as the owner of a glamorous Miami, Florida hotel in the 1950s who is forced to make a bad deal with a local mob boss, played by Danny Huston.

Ross is scheduled to appear in multiple episodes when the new season premieres in the spring (13).

He is the latest hip-hop star to move into acting - Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and Ice-T have all carved out careers onscreen.