The Back It Up singer, real name is Geoffrey Royce Rojas, is joining the cast for the upcoming fourth season of the Hulu teen drama, which centres around a group of students growing up in East Los Angeles.

Royce, 26, has been cast to play Vincent, the coach of the East Los High dance team's rival, the Jefferson Park Dance Crew.

East Los High, Hulu's first all Latino show, also features actors Danielle Vega, Gabriel Chavarria, Alicia Sixtos and Vannessa Vasquez.

Prince Royce has been making his way into acting as of late, and is also gearing up to star as disciple Peter in the live TV production of Biblical musical The Passion.

The show, which chronicles the final hours of Christ's life on Earth, will air on Palm Sunday (20Mar16).