Saweetie Makes Acting Debut On ‘Grown-ish’ 

Saweetie can add actress to her resume!

The “Tap In” rapper has been one of hip hop’s ‘It-Girl’ and now she’s going into acting. Saweetie revealed she will be in the forthcoming season of Grown-ish. As previously reported the second half of season three returns on January 21.

Saweetie will make an appearance as a rapper, Indigo, who gives Yara Shahidi’s character, Zoey, a hard time. The Bay Area native posted a clip from her scene on the Freeform show.

She captioned, “Are y’all ready for Indigo’s mean ass Big 7! I’ll be on @grownish this Thursday, January 21st at 8/7c on @Freeform TV!”

 

 

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The Grown-ish Instagram page confirmed the rapper’s appearance on the show. They posted, 

“@saweetie’s gonna be on #grownish so you better tap, tap, tap in!”

 

 

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The show’s star, Yara Shahidi gave her co-signed Icy Girl’s appearance. She posted a photo of herself rocking a white wig, with Saweetie. “Hiii @saweetie ❄️aka ZOEY’s NEWEST CLIENT 💁🏽‍♀️ #Grownish”

 

About her role, Saweetie said to Entertainment Weekly,

“I wanted to make sure I delivered. I feel like with roles, whether if it’s an episode or in a music video, you always have to commit to the emotion of what you’re trying to portray.” She said “I thought it was cool, a little cheating but that’s okay: I played an artist and I’m an artist myself. But the girl’s attitude and personality is completely night and day with mine so I did have to learn about her. She’s a diva, she’s bossy.”

 

Grown-ish, which has also been renewed for season four, is currently available to stream now on Hulu and will return on January 21, 2021, at 8/7c.

 

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