The rapper is set to have a reoccurring role in the upcoming season

Joey Bada$$ is set reported to have a significant role in American drama Mr. Robot. The hacking drama, due for its sophomore comeback in the States this summer, is said to have cast Joey Bada$$ as a close friend of main character Elliott – played by Rami Malek.

The Golden Globe winning show follows a computer programmer-turned-vigilante who joins a group of hackers to fight corporate America. The name of Joey Bada$$’s character is yet to be released.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bada$$’s character “talks excessively,” and gives ample philisophical advice. It has also been confirmed that he will appear in multiple episodes.

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Joey Bada$$ was involved in a scuffle with a cameraman outside Kanye West‘s album launch/fashion show even in New York last month (February 11).

West held an extravagant launch event for his new album and clothing line in New York, with Bada$$ among the attendees.

21-year-old rapper Bada$$ was later filmed pushing and punching a member of the paparazzi, who appeared to hit him on the head after initially being shoved by Bada$$.