[video] “The Obama Effect” (starring Katt Williams, Charles S. Dutton, Meagan Good) Trailer

A friend told me about this a couple of days ago and I had no idea what she was talking about. Trailer below.

“The Obama Effect” starring Katt Williams, Charles S. Dutton, Meagan Good, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Emilio Rivera, Glynn Turman and Zab Judah.

In the beginning of the 21st century, no one ever thought that an African-American would become the first black President of the United States. But it happened, and an entire country celebrated the exceptional efforts pulled off by citizens ready for sweeping change. But this change didn’t come without effort. It required a unification of all people from all races and nationalities, which is what “The Obama Effect” is about.

This film centers around a middle-aged man (Charles S. Dutton) who is faced with some difficult life questions after having a heart attack. Attempting to get back on track with his life, he takes on the Obama campaign with full force in an effort to fight for something he believes in. In the end, he not only learns that putting effort into something can yield unexpected results, but that fighting for something you believe in, including yourself, is what life is all about.


Comedian Katt Williams jailed in Ga. over burglary-AP

Another great comedian who cannot seem to get past his demons. Get well soon Katt.

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Associated Press:

Picture 39NEWNAN, Ga. — Comedian Katt Williams has been jailed in Georgia on charges of burglary and criminal trespassing.
A deputy at the jail in Coweta County, southwest of Atlanta, confirmed Williams was being held there and that a magistrate was expected to set bond at an arraignment Monday afternoon. The deputy did not have access to a police report to provide more details.
Williams’ real name is Micah Williams. He’s known for his appearances on BET and HBO, including an HBO special, “Katt Williams: Pimp Chronicles Part 1,” which was shot in Atlanta.
He also had roles in the movies “Friday After Next” and “Norbit.”
It was unclear Monday morning if Williams had an attorney.

[video] Another Comedian Bites the Dust: Katt Williams Says He Is Retiring?

What is it in the comedian’s psyche that always seem to pop up when they are at the top of their game. I have spoken with a up and coming comedian and he told me that it takes 10 years to get good and 15 to be great. Katt says in this clip he has been doing standup for 18 years and he has had enough.
He definitely filled the void left by Dave Chapelle and to hear him talk of retirement is shocking and sad. Another great one bites the dust.

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The Humor Mill reports “Here is our interview we did with Katt Williams where he talks about his dispute with Steve Harvey and with Jamie Foxx, plus he talks about his retirement. We asked him about his retire 3 times because he has a contract on the table with Comedy Central worth about $50 MILLION dollars that he is walking away from. ”

Lil Wayne Takes Home Top Honors at BET Awards

via Hip Hop Dope

Lil Wayne was named lyricist of the year and Russell Simmons was honored as a hip-hop icon at this year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards taped on Saturday in Atlanta.

The New Orleans rapper, who was nominated for 12 awards, was also named MVP of the Year and the Alltel Wireless People’s Champ at the ceremony, which was hosted by T-Pain instead of scheduled host, comedian Katt Williams.

The show featured a hip-hop matriarch medley that included MC Lyte, Yo-Yo, Salt-n-Pepa. DJ Khaled, Young Jeezy, Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, Big Boi, Lil Wayne, Fat Joe, Birdman and Rick Ross took home the award for Best Hip-Hop Collaboration for “I’m So Hood (The Remix).”

T.I. also made this year’s show. The Atlanta rapper was scheduled to headline last year’s ceremony, but was arrested hours before the event on federal weapons charges after he was caught trying to purchase semi-automatic guns and silencers. T.I. pleaded guilty earlier this year and is scheduled to be sentenced in March. Continue reading

Police Arrest Fugitive In Katt Williams Mansion

Funnyman Katt Williams

via Allhiphop

U.S. Marshals raided the home of comedian Katt Williams on Tuesday (May 20) and arrested a man who was wanted in a drug related shooting.

The U.S. Marshals Service arrested Williams’ distant cousin Robert McGhee, 31, after spotting his car in front of the comedian’s mansion in suburban Los Angeles.

Ohio police accuse McGhee of shooting a man in the chest on April 24 in Dayton, Ohio, during a botched drug deal.
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