Fox’s new drama series “Gang Related” begins Thursday, May 22 at 9 p.m. with the Wu Tang Clan’s RZA on the blue side in a war between law enforcement and gangs on the streets of Los Angeles.
The rapper plays Cassius Green, a longtime member of LAPD’s elite Gang Task Force, run by Sam Chapel (Terry O’Quinn).
“I feel as being Cassius Green, I’m a guy who knows the streets, but he’s smart with narcotics. He’s intelligent enough to hold a job in the day. But when it’s time to go do something, yo, he’s ready for it and he has the strength, willpower and knowledge to do it,” says RZA.
Green is paired with its rising star, Det. Ryan Lopez (Ramon Rodriguez) after Lopez’s former partner is killed. But, what Green doesn’t know is that Lopez also has ties to one of the Task Force’s biggest targets – a powerful Latino gang called Los Angelicos.