On the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode “Guardian,” when a young man named Malik Williams (Rotimi Akinosho) is about to be arrested for attempted theft, he tells the arresting officer that his teenage sister Tiana (Rachel Hilson) is being raped in a nearby park. Fin (Ice-T) leads the investigation with Rollins (Kelli Giddish). Along the way they call in a man named Ray Wallis for questioning. (Listen to this post on YouTube)
Ray Wallis is portrayed by Big Daddy Kane. Born Antonio Hardy in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, Kane launched his music career as a member of the rap collective the Juice Crew in 1986. He wrote a lot of lyrics for Biz Markie, appeared on Patti LaBelle’s 1991 hit “Burnin’” and won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance in 1991 for his role on the Quincy Jones track “Back on the Block.” Kane is known as one of the “golden age rappers.” He produced seven studio albums from 1988 to 1998. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit airs Wednesdays at 9pm on NBC, right after The Blacklist and right before Chicago P.D.