Actor Joaquin Phoenix turns rapper

His debut record apparently will be produced by Diddy

Actor Joaquin Phoenix is set to embark on a music career, and his debut album is apparently to be produced by P Diddy.

Phoenix received acclaim for his portrayal of country singer Johnny Cash in the 2005 movie ‘Walk The Line’, but his new music direction is reportedly as a rapper.

The Hollywood Reporter says that pal Casey Affleck will document the budding rapper’s career with a feature-length movie, and will shoot an upcoming show by Phoenix in Las Vegas, NV.

Joaquins’ late brother River also had an interest in music, playing in the rock band Aleka’s Attic up to his death in 1993.

–By our New York staff.

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