Side Hustle: Actors Who Turned to Music

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  • Jermaine Crawford, Mack Wilds
  • Jermaine Crawford
  • Mack Wilds
  • Drake
  • Childish Gambino, Donald Glover
  • Jada Pinkett-Smith
  • Stacey Dash
  • Jamie Foxx, Ray Charles, Twista, Kanye West
  • Eddie Murphy, Rick James, Snoop Dogg
  • Janet Jackson
  • Tatyana Ali
  • Wayne Brady
  • Terrence Howard
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Raven-Symoné
  • Cree Summer, Lenny Kravitz, Bill Cosby
  • Philip Michael Thomas
  • Debbie Allen
  • Diahann Carroll
  • Eartha Kitt
  • Jasmine Guy

Side Hustle: Actors Who Turned to Music

Jermaine Crawford, a.k.a. "Dukie" from The Wire, is venturing into the world of music. He just dropped a pair of R&B melodies, a two-track single called "One Night Only," and "Janet," an ode to a fellow multi-talent, Janet Jackson.

It seems he and more entertainers refuse to be put in a box and defined by one particular skill. Read on for more actors who started out doing their thing on the big and small screens and later crossed over to showcase their skills on the mic. 

(Photo: HBO)

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