Mos Def Joins Cast of ‘Dexter’

Mos Def Joins 'Dexter' CastRapper-turned actor Mos Def (né Dante Terrell Smith or Yasiin Bey) is set to join the cast of Showtime’s hit series Dexter in a recurring role.

Mostly known as a rap artist, the rising actor is set to play an ex-con turned religious believer. However, his past catches up with him and he’s unable to escape violence .

The deal to join the show was recently finalized and announced today.

Dexter is an American television drama series that centers on Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall), a bloodstain pattern analyst for the Miami Metro Police Department who moonlights as a serial killer.

No date has been announced for the new season.