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?