Leonardo DiCaprio teams up with Q-Tip for drama series

Los Angeles: Actor-producer Leonardo DiCaprio will work with rapper Q-Tip for a hip hop drama series.

The scripted TV show is loosely based on the Grammy-winning artist`s early days and will capture his experiences with hip hop group `A Tribe Called Quest` and with The `Native Tongues` collective that `A Tribe Called Quest` was a member of.

The show will reflect on the stories of their friendship and how their music played a part in culture then and influenced the music of today, reports online magazine Deadline.com.

DiCaprio`s production company Appian Way will produce it.

Q-Tip is the founding member of `A Tribe Called Quest` that also consisted of Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Jarobi White.