Aaron Mcgruder , The Creator Of The Boondocks: Black Jesus (Adult Swim Trailer)

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Black Jesus , the new comedy series on adult swim premieres Aug. 7 / photo via youtube

From creator of the popular social conscious cartoon ‘the Boondocks’ Aaron Mcgruder , comes a series about the second coming of the messiah , the king of all kings , the son of our lord and savior:Black Jesus Christ in Compton?

Gerald “Slink” Johnson plays the role of the prophet in Black Jesus. The show is set in present-day Compton, California, with Black Jesus looking to “spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of followers,” according to a press release. Black Jesus also features Charlie Murphy (The Chappelle Show), John Witherspoon (Friday) and Kali Hawk (New Girl).

The show premieres Thursday, August 7th, at 11p ET on [adult swim].

Check out the trailer and let me know what you think:

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