Ice Cube has reportedly signed on to helm a new cop comedy series for NBC.

According to Daily Variety, the series will be an hour long and Ice Cube will serve as the show’s executive producer and main writer.

The rapper is not expected to star in the series but the network hopes he will be making some guest appearances and providing music.

“As we continue to expand our roster of diverse talent both on-camera and behind the camera, a guy like Ice Cube, whose multi-talented, is someone we really wanted to be in business with,” said NBC entertainment chairman Ben Silverman. “He's had an amazing career, to have gone from NWA to this.”

A title and premiere date for the upcoming NBC series was not revealed.

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