Ne-Yo to Play Hit Man on CSI: NY

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Ne-Yo is going from singing to murdering.

The hip hop artist has landed a role on CSI: NY, an insider confirmed to People this week, coming on board an episode later this season in the role of a hit man. A stylish hit man, that is.

"Ne-Yo will be playing a professional hit man who doesn't fit the usual image of a hired killer," says a rep. "This guy carries himself with elegant style, but a violent efficiency."


Look for this installment to air in February 2011. It will likely feature music from Ne-Yo's latest album, "Libra Scale."

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