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John Legend to produce hip-hop contest show

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Singer John Legend is venturing into production with Netflix to back a new unscripted hip-hop competition series, "Rhythm & Flow".

The comes after WGN America's series "Underground", which was produced by the 38-year-old musician was recently cancelled, reported Variety.

Legend will be joined by former NBC exec Jeff Gaspin and his Primary Wave Entertainment to produce the new show.

With "Rhythm & Flow", Netflix is venturing into the talent discovery format, following the example of "American Idol" and "The X Factor".

No further details about have surfaced about the show and it is unclear about Legend's role in the competition series, aside from his producer credit.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 09:57 IST