Details about the Grammy winner's role and plotline are being kept a secret, but it's possible her character will connect with the new mystery that will be revealed in the season premiere.
This isn't Blige's first turn at acting. Earlier this year, the singer earned a Critics' Choice TV Award nomination for her role as Evillene in NBC's live production of The Wiz. She's also appeared on Empire, black-ish, 30 Rock and in the film Mudbound, alongside Carey Mulligan.
How to Get Away with Murder returns Thursday, Sept. 22 at 10/9c on ABC.