The Boondocks Creator Gets Black Jesus Show On Adult Swim

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The Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder has already shown he has a penchant for edgy comedy. Set to air later this year, another series from McGruder, Black Jesus, has been given the green light by the good folks at Adult Swim. In an exclusive report from The Hollywood Reporter, Adult Swim will air the half-hour live action Black Jesus comedy, which will be set in the the mean streets of Compton, Calif. The news comes after the confirmed announcement that The Boondocks is returning to the network for a fourth season next month. The Hollywood Reporter has more on Black Jesus:

The new half-hour live-action scripted comedy finds Jesus living in present-day Compton, Calif., on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers…

[HipHopWired]


Gucci Mane & Young Thug – “Hot Boys” [LISTEN]

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Gucci Mane and Young Thug have a collaborative project on the way called Young Thugga Mane Laflare. Yes, that’s the title, and here’s the first song to release. Titled “Hot Boys,” this is the intro on the Atlanta duo‘s upcoming opus. First and foremost, Thugga was a member of Gucci’s 1017 Bricksquad clique long before he was running with Birdman and Cash Money. That long relationship created a synergy that can be heard as rappers trade verses over the hypnotic trap instrumental…

 

 

 

[HipHopWired]


New Reality Series “BAPs” Coming To Lifetime

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Remember the 1997 ghetto comedy “BAPs,” starring Halle Berry and Natalie Desselle-Reid? Well a set of real-life, self-proclaimed Black African Princesses will be headed to your television soon by way of a new nonfiction series on Lifetime. Aptly titled “BAPs,” the new show will follow Anisha Morell (photo above) and her group of affluent and privileged African American friends in St. Louis who, according to Lifetime “are always dressed to the nines with egos in tow, and aren’t afraid to share their opinions about the men in their lives and about each another.” If you can’t tell already, these ladies are all about competing to be the most successful and most beautiful — which is sure to bind and divide them, a.k.a cause plenty of made-for-TV drama.

[MadameNoire]


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