Comedian Capone is set to play former rap mogul Suge Knight in the upcoming N.W.A biopic.

Rapper and N.W.A. co-founder Ice Cube recently began casting for Straight Outta Compton and Capone has since revealed he is set to portray the former Death Row Records Ceo, according to

The movie, which will be directed F. Gary Gray, will tell the story of Compton, California rappers Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, the late Eazy-E, MC Ren and DJ Yella's rise to fame in the late 1980s and their subsequent split in 1991.

Other casting details have yet to be released.