The rap star sets his sights on the small screen

Ice Cube is gearing up to write and produce a forthcoming US television comedy show.

The rap star will mastermind a buddy cop comedy for television network NBC.

Although he is not slated to star in the show, it is expected that he will make some guest appearances on the programme, and perhaps even write the opening credits’ theme song, reports Variety.

The project is not yet titled, but is expected to premiere in 2009.

Ice Cube has starred in several films including ‘Boyz N The Hood’ and has written and directed films including ‘The Player’s Club’.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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