Here is some great cross-promotion for Prospect Park, as well as great for One Life to Live’s burgeoning new music scene with the online reboot of the series premiering on Hulu.com on April 29th! Recording artist, Jessie Malakouti of Jessie and the Toy Boys has been cast to play “an aspiring musician” on the soap opera, and is taping scenes in One Life’s Connecticut studios this week!
Malakouti (and her “band”w hich features mannequins as band members) is signed to Prospect Park Records, and her single “Push It” reached number #7 on the dance charts in 2011! She has also opened for Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj.
One Life to Live‘s associate producer, Jared Kaplan also tweeted the news of Malakouti joining the cast stating, “Everyone welcome
@JessieToyBoys to the cast of One Life to Live! She’s pretty awesome.
Now One Life fans, what do you think about Malakouti playing an aspiring musician? Will Malakouti follow in the footsteps of the characters of Sarah “Flash” Roberts and Starr Manning who were aspiring performers and songwriters as well in Llanview? Let us know your thoughts and check out Jessie’s video, “Push It!” after the jump!