Goldie stars as gang leader in Kingston 14
28 March 2014 Last updated at 00:25 GMT
DJ, artist and actor Goldie is making his theatre debut in a new play Kingston 14.
Written by the award winning British playwright Roy Williams, the play is set in modern day Jamaica.
It follows the story of James, a police officer sent to Kingston to investigate the murder of a tourist.
Goldie plays a local gang leader called Joker.
BBC News spoke to Goldie and director Clint Dyer during rehearsals at the Theatre Royal Stratford East.
Video Journalist Sophie van Brugen.
Producer Claudia Redmond.