Kendrick Lamar made his acting debut yesterday (29 July) on 50 Cent’s hit TV show, Power. His raw talent as an actor were illustrated through his drug addict character ‘Laces’ and have left fans wowed and looking for more of Kendrick on the Tv screen.

Moments before the episode aired, Kendrick posted a photo of himself in character on Twitter with the caption, “My name, is my name. Ask me again, i’ll tell you the same.#PowerTV. Watch it NOW on the STARZ App:”

Courtney Kemp, Power’s creator and producer, in an interview stated that Lamar’s relationship with Fiddy played a key role in his appearance on the show.

“He and Kendrick … were hanging out and Kendrick said, ‘I’d really like to be on the show,’ and you know it goes from there. He’s really gifted, tremendously gifted. I mean it’s a total transformation. It is not a version of Kendrick Lamar that you’ve ever seen before. So it’s very exciting.”

Fans and entertainment associates clearly agreed with that statement as they took to Twitter to voice how impressed they were with Kendrick’s performance. Joey Bada$$ and DJ Powers Pleasant tweeted about Kendrick’s role and acting ability, while TDE’s Punch compared him to Denzel Washington.

“Kendrick Lamar making his acting debut on POWER while my song playing in the background >>>>>>”, Joey posted.

“Damn Kendrick a great actor”, Powers Pleasant posted.

“Kendrick Lamar on Power is the best thing 😂🙌🏽 This man can do it all for real #PowerStarz”, a fan posted.

We would definitely be looking forward to more of Lamar on the screen.