Musicians are no strangers to the big screen. From movies that are essentially autobiographies like Eminem’s 8 Mile and 50 Cent’s Get Rich or Die Trying to star vehicles like Madonna’s Evita, artists have long crossed over from the recording studio to the Hollywood set.
While everyone knows that Will Smith was in Independence Day, how many people spotted Smith making his true cinematic debut, playing Manny in the 1991 movie, Where The Day Takes You? For everyone who ever said, “Wait, isn’t that…” while watching a random flick on a Sunday afternoon, this is for you. We dug deep into the archives to bring you 10 examples of lesser-known musician cameos the world of TV and movies. Read up and prepare to stun everyone with your pop culture knowledge at your next dinner party.Click to start the list