Big Boi is set to play Motown founder Berry Gordy in TV One’s upcoming biopic, The Bobby DeBarge Story. The iconic rapper, who’s also appeared in movies like ATL, Who’s Your Caddy? and OutKast’s Idlewild, announced the news via Instagram, posting a photo of him in his chair on the film’s set.

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For those not familiar, Bobby DeBarge was famous for his role as the lead singer of the ’70s R&B group Switch, and later as a member of his family’s band DeBarge. Both groups were signed to Gordy’s Motown Records imprint, Gordy Records.

In the midst of all his success, Bobby struggled with substance abuse and legal issues as many musicians did during his time. He passed away in 1995 at the age of 39 due to his battle with AIDS.

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