- Many musicians have crossed over to working on TV or film projects by becoming producers.
- Dolly Parton, for instance, has her own production company.
- Drake is an executive producer on “Euphoria” while Selena Gomez worked on “13 Reasons Why.”
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The “Jolene” singer also took on an executive-producer position when she partnered with Netflix to create her eight-episode anthology series “Heartstrings,” in which each episode is named after and based on a song from her discography.
Drake has also acquired the rights to the crime drama “Top Boy,” another series he has executive produced. After discovering the show on YouTube and becoming fascinated with its cast, he made a deal with Netflix to bring the show to the streaming service.
He is currently working on rebooting the 2005 movie “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” as an Amazon series with Phoebe Waller-Bridge. The show is expected to be released in 2022.
He also has an upcoming Starz project called “Black Mafia Family.” Anthony, Snoop Dogg, and Serayah are set to star.
Diddy continued his TV ventures as an executive producer on his 2008 reality TV series “I Want to Work For Diddy” and the 2018 music competition series “The Four: Battle For Stardom,” in which he was also a judge alongside Meghan Trainor and DJ Khaled.