DC Young Fly revealed he auditioned twice to play the role of Eddie Murphy‘s son in Coming 2 America.

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The comedian, rapper, singer, and actor shared the scoop while responding to a fan, who thought he should have been “Lavelle,” which was played by Jermaine Fowler.

DC Young Fly also added in the caption:

#MovieGameRules you gotta work for it!! Mafukkas aint gon hand u sh*t..and i dont want nothin handed unless its genuine and mafukkas believe in me.. i wanna take the steps the OGs took the blood, sweat, and hard work to become a #GREAT!! Its gone be roles ima have that somebody mite can play better!! It come with the game!! Lets not hate CONGRATULATE!! Cause homie was around legendz and diid his thang 💯so this is a win for #US!!! Just know im workin and im not lettin up!!! #StayinPrayedUp and #HungryForTheNextOppurtunity and s/0 my n***a @navvgreene this one for the records gang violence #NoDayzOff #ImWorking

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DC stays on his grind and his day surely will come!

With all due respect to Jermaine, would you have like to see D.C. in the role?