Hip Hop legends Fat Joe and Diddy are slated to produce a documentary-style interview series for Starz. The show will be hosted by Fat Joe and produced by SpringHill founded by LeBron James and Maverick Carter.
“We’re about to create the biggest and most culturally-relevant series on television,” said Fat Joe in a statement, according to Deadline. “With Puff, LeBron, the incredible team at Starz, and myself teaming up, you have a dream team that is guaranteed to produce TV gold. Hosting a show has always been a dream of mine and I’m thankful for everyone who helped make it a reality. I promise you that we’re going to push the envelope, deliver compelling interviews and provide pure entertainment. Do remember – you don’t know who I know!”
Diddy also released a statement writing, “I’m excited to partner with Starz and bring these cultural giants together to create the No. 1 show on television. Fat Joe is a very authentic and respected voice in the culture that deserves a platform to bring these important conversations to a global audience on a major network.”
Joseph “Fat Joe” Cartagena has been expanding his media empire with an Instagram Live talk show where he has interviewed the likes of Dr. Anthony Fauci, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Floyd Mayweather, and more.
A pilot about the rapper’s life is currently in development from Starz and BET Studios titled The Book of Jose about the rapper’s life from Fat Joe, Kenya Barris, and Jorge Reyes.
In a statement, Kathryn Busby, President, Original Programming of Starz wrote, “Time and time again, Fat Joe has delivered outstanding, insightful interviews with legendary personalities who define the zeitgeist, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Starz family. Fat Joe, Sean Combs, and LeBron James are inspirational icons, and we can’t wait to get started on this incredible journey.”