Music artists hardly ever just do music exclusively. More often than not, the music is used as a launching pad into other various arenas such as acting. Christian hip hop artists are no exception and rising hip hop artist Shepherd is the latest to land an acting gig. Shepherd took to his Instagram page to break the news, “Many don’t know, but I’ve been doing extra work for “Empire” first 5 episodes.” While it is unclear if Shepherd wants to do more acting in the future, it’s amazing that he landed a role as an extra on such a highly esteemed show like “Empire.” What do you think of this news? Will you tune into the show to see Shepherd on the screen? Let us know what you think!