Laurence Fishburne talks with Sway about his role on ABC’s “Blackish,” his latest role as Nelson Mandela on BET’s three-part mini series “Madiba,” and more.

The famed actor discussed classic films like Boyz in the Hood, Deep Cover, Hoodlum Matrix, and What’s Love Go to Do With It, as well as his character in “King of New York,” citing he was “consciously trying to put the first hip hop gangster on screen.”

BET’s three-part series “Madiba” airs February 1, 8, and 15, 2017. Find out what else the veteran actor had to say, even revealing that he’s not much older than some of the actors he starred along side as their father.

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