EXCLUSIVE: Wu-Tang: an American saga found his Inspectah platform in Uyoata Udi. The It’s us and Guardians The actor will join the drama Hulu, created by RZA and Alex Tse, as a series regular when the series returns for its second season.
Wu-Tang: an American saga, which launched in September 2019, tells the story of the group from the early 1990s. It examines the members of the group, who grew up during the height of the crack epidemic, and follows the formation of the clan – a vision of Bobby Diggs aka RZA, who strives to unite a dozen young black men who are torn between music and crime but ends up becoming the most unlikely of American success stories.
Rapper Joey Bada $$ originally appeared as a member of Wu-Tang for three episodes of the show’s first season.
Udi will play Jason Richard Hunter aka Rebel / Inspectah Deck. Raised in the tough projects of Park Hill in Staten Island, Rebel aspires to be a successful rapper. He has a quiet confidence that may seem insane, but he always observes, picking up small nuances and character traits that others miss. He’s a perfectionist who is constantly perfecting his craft – practicing and creating rhymes from his daily observations. His introspective demeanor may make you think he’s easy going, but if tested he won’t back down.
Actor’s on-screen credits include shorts For memory and I am Vladdy Lipshitz. Offscreen, Udi has a number of Broadway credits to his name. He was the only Nigerian cast member in the three-time Tony award-winning musical. Fela! on Broadway. The former University of the Arts also appeared in Broadway’s Amazing Grace the Musical and performed for former President Barack Obama and his family in the White House.
Udi is replaced by Henriksen Talent Management and Peikoff Mahan Law Office.