That Was You?! Black Stars We Didn’t Realize Started On “Law & Order” Back In The Day

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Idris Elba

Back in 2001, before he played Stringer Bell on “The Wire,” Elba played Lonnie Liston in the episode “3 Dawg Night” from season 12. The premise: “A hip-hop star goes on trial for the murder of a nightclub patron who accused him of being a sellout.”  Elba’s character was a nightclub worker who was present at the time of the shooting.

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