SZA reveals she will make her acting debut in new project

SZA has shared that she will make her acting debut on a forthcoming project, details of which have yet to be announced.

The R&B star told fans about the new development in her career in a recent post on her Instagram Story.

“Can’t believe I got the part I wanted,” SZA wrote. “She’s an actress.” The post also included a cake that had been gifted to her that read: “Congrats record breaker and fire actress.”

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Hot New Hip-Hop reports that the musician later added: “Lmao thank y’all! And before y’all start somebody BOUGHT me this cake. It’s a sweet gesture n i was being appreciative.”

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Last week (December 17), SZA broke Apple Music’s R&B streaming record with ‘I Hate U’. The official release of the track scored the biggest first-week streams of all-time on the platform for an R&B song by a female artist.

‘I Hate U’ was originally released in demo form back in August, alongside ‘Nightbird’ and ‘Joni’, on an anonymously through a SoundCloud account named “.”, which SZA later confirmed the songs were hers by tweeting out a link to the account and saying she was “dumping random thoughts”.







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The official version was put out after the track went viral on TikTok. “Honestly this started out as an exercise. I just wanted somewhere to dump my thoughts w out pressure,” SZA wrote on Instagram before the song’s release. “Y’all made it a thing and I’m not mad lmao. Ask and u shall receive.”

It’s currently unclear whether ‘I Hate U’ will feature on the follow-up to SZA’s debut album ‘CTRL’. In July, the star joked that she’d considered scrapping work on her new record and “starting from scratch”.