Michael Jackson’s Nephew To Painting Him In Biopic + 5 Different Kinfolk Of Late Legends Who May Play Them In Movies

Michael Jackson’s nephew Jafaar Jackson was solid to play his uncle in a brand new movie. It begs the query, are there family members of different late musical icons that would believably play them in a movie?



Information broke that Jafaar Jackson – nephew of the late, nice Michael Jackson – has been solid to play his legendary uncle in a brand new biopic merely titled Michael. The mission is being helmed by Coaching Day and Emancipation director Antoine Fuqua.  

I’m humbled and honored to carry my Uncle Michael’s story to life. To all of the followers everywhere in the world, I’ll see you quickly. 
Photograph by Jourdynn Jackson pic.twitter.com/Xow9Mkakup

— Jaafar Jackson (@JaafarJackson) January 30, 2023

This casting alternative actually has priority as C. J. Wallace, the son of late East Coast rapper Biggie Smalls, portrayed a younger B.I.G within the 2007 drama Infamous.

This raises the query, are there different lesser-known family members of late musical icons who might additionally play them in a movie?

Isaac Hayes III As Issac Hayes

Because the son of the late soul singer, casting Issac Hayes III to play his father is a no brainer. Not solely does he have a musical background resulting from serving as a document producer for the likes of Megan Thee Stallion, however he’s additionally a voice actor who has lent his abilities on episodes of the Grownup Swim comedies Aqua Teen Starvation Power and Squidbillies so he ought to have the ability to play the function completely.

Nasaan Holton As Proof

Nassan Holton, son of the late Detroit rapper Proof, is one other impressed casting alternative. Holton has adopted in his father’s footsteps by turning into a longtime rapper and is presently signed with  DATYRP Data

If additional proof was wanted, he additionally edits and directs most of his music movies and has obtained a co-sign from Eminem, who was in D-12 together with his father. 

DJ Jam Grasp J’Son As DJ Jam Grasp Jay

As could be surmised by his stage title, Jam Grasp J’Son is the son of late Run DMC member Jam Grasp Jay. Equally to Nasaan, J’Son additionally took after his dad and labored as a disk jockey whereas he was enrolled in faculty.

After a national tour deejaying with artist Mann, each J’Son and his youthful brother turned the official DJs for Run DMC on the Budweiser Made in America Pageant, which was the primary stay efficiency by the surviving members of the influential hip-hop group Rev Run and Darryl McDaniels in additional than a decade. 

Reigndrop Lopes As Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes

One of the crucial well-regarded lady teams inside the final 10-20 years is TLC. The four-time Grammy Award-winning Atlanta-based trio consists of Rozanda “Chili” Thomas, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, and previously, the late Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes

Whereas the group was the topic of CrazySexyCool– a made-for-television film starring Keke Palmer, Reigndrop has gone on document stating that the movie was made with out consulting or receiving enter from her household. 

As a option to honor the household’s reminiscence of Left Eye and present a extra intimate portrayal of her, this is able to be transfer. In an Instagram stay, Reigndrop celebrated what would have been Lisa’s forty ninth birthday, that includes her rapping alongside to her sister’s strains in a way many viewers felt channeled her power.

Gekyume Onfroy As XXXTentacion

Provided that Gekyume Onfroy is just 4 years previous, that is purely hypothetical if he does resolve to work within the hip-hop scene like his late father. If a biopic on XXXTentacion is made sooner somewhat than later, maybe pulling a Infamous and casting him as a younger depiction of him might work as effectively. 

An previous video uploaded on Instagram reveals he was in a studio laying down what some would think about the beginning of a music profession. 

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