Shaka King Speaks On Directing 'Judas And The Black Messiah', Racism In Hollywood + More
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  • Free Guy - Eroe per gioco film completo 2020
    Free Guy - Eroe per gioco film completo 2020

    ⮚ full movie (2021) ⮘ All subtitles ᴡᴀᴛᴄʜ ɴᴏᴡ ☛ ---------------------------------------------------------------- 在整個人類歷史上,強者,富人和具有狡猾特質的人捕食部落,氏族,城鎮,城市和鄉村中的弱者,無`'守和貧窮成員。然而,人類的生存意願迫使那些被拒絕,被剝奪或摧毀的基本需求的人們找到了一種生活方式,並繼續將其DNA融入不斷發展的人類社會。 說到食物,不要以為那些被拒絕的人只吃垃圾。相反,他們學會了在被忽視的肉類和蔬菜中尋找營養。他們學會了清潔,切塊,調味和慢燉慢燉的野菜和肉類,在食品市場上被忽略的部分家用蔬菜和肉類,並且學會了使用芳香的木煙(如山核桃,山核桃和豆科灌木)來調味食物煮的時候

  • 46664 NM
    46664 NM

    I am so proud of my colour right now

  • I Am Your Unbiased God
    I Am Your Unbiased God

    Shaka is rocking that Poo Emoji on his head 🤣

  • nkeruka iferika
    nkeruka iferika

    Angelaaaaaa!!! Let Mr. King his sentence out please sis, lol😩😓

  • Ricky Muse
    Ricky Muse

    I applaud any and all black filmmakers. What I struggle with is this cookie-cutter mentality that black films must educate, preach, justify, or right a wrong. My experience as a moviegoer is that this philosophy usual leads to a not so entertaining film. It's partly my fault. I'm stubborn in my old age. I want to be entertained not preached to. Also, how did he end up with a co-writer who is white? Why not a co-writer who is black?

  • Jason Seekoei
    Jason Seekoei

    From South Africa and this film really hit home in so many different ways , great film

  • Xella

    The Oscars just says some few people liked what you did. Which is great. Though we all have to realise it doesn’t mean the film to everyone is the end all and be all.

  • ug ly
    ug ly

    this film is full of misleading half truths.. shaka is illuminati 😶

  • wellwithmysoul

    angela ye saying she thought it was told through the eyes of oneil mean she fall in that category?

  • Aaron Hopkins
    Aaron Hopkins

    Don't get blackballed

  • J Will the OG
    J Will the OG

    Very powerful film. U can't help but to feel connected to the history. I literally cried twice while watching. I am a Revolutionary ✊🏿

  • Maurice Big Project Agency
    Maurice Big Project Agency

    The issue that the government had with the Panthers is the information that was being disseminated that was unifying not only red,brown and yellow people but young white radical liberals that were against the establishment. There purpose was fruitful because now the educated are against the uneducated, the rich are against the poor and the system moves on as it was designed to... All Power to the people! Right On 👊🏽

  • DeanoWalks

    That’s a strong African name. 💯 ✊🏿

  • Donald Thomas
    Donald Thomas

    Aloha, Fantastic movie. Please read the book on the assassination of Fred Hampton. Now if we understand that agents and informants in the Black movement are not the friends of Black people, why does an admitted informant like Al Sharpton have any credibility?

  • Beezy Jones
    Beezy Jones

    50 cent should do the series on Starz

  • Dirk Chocolate
    Dirk Chocolate

    You guys need a better producer to direct the questions, because y’all try to ask questions at the same time.

  • nicka Williams
    nicka Williams

    That's the very racism Monique was talking when it came down to Hollywood.

  • Fé Avouglan
    Fé Avouglan

    That's one for the Kulturr

  • Jason OQuinn
    Jason OQuinn

    Shaka....i still wait for your response.

  • Jason OQuinn
    Jason OQuinn

    The issue most Africans have with blacks in America is how you all feel so unjustly treated. It is a real thing, let's take that trip. And when you refuse, then you can tell your fans why. No, it's not a fucking joke.

  • Jason OQuinn
    Jason OQuinn

    I am raising funds for a trip to Uganda to see what actual black pain is. So Shaka, are you in?

  • Glaxy Glam
    Glaxy Glam

    Angela lee your annoying..stop over talking ppl and being redundant! You should have more respect for your co-workers and your guest🤦🏽‍♀️..yeah l said it🥴

  • Wale Tumaini
    Wale Tumaini

    Powerful brother!

  • Aisha Smith
    Aisha Smith

    They need a part 2 of the movie to focus more on the FBI involvement and getting to the bottom of the murdered.

  • Prince Eliyah Dan Israel
    Prince Eliyah Dan Israel

    what are colored children to learn from movies of this nature? the generation of that generation didn't rally around that incident or didn't rally around the assault on the la branch of bpp. hard fathom, these person gave their lives to feed children, to clothe children and to provide free healthcare for children. also provide 1000 dollar grants for those colored in need with rent, with utilities and with failing business, etc. not one national riot. montebanks colored riot for. human rights hard to come by for coloreds if you are not willing to die. u.s support countries in their endeavors to die for human rights. NO STRONG COLORED WOMEN!

  • Zama Kunene
    Zama Kunene

    Ah!! Inkosi uShaka 👑

  • Lola Amazon
    Lola Amazon

    The slave trade came about because a black man sold his people to the white man, when you watch Amistad 1997, you will see in one of the scenes when Djimon Honsou was in the village with his family and other black men captured him with a rope out of nowhere.. no a white man but a black man did it. Kanye is loony! When he said slavery was choice but looking at it now it was choice for the chiefs that sold there people they choose to sell us. We our are own worst enemy. And films like Amistad and this one proves it. We don't love each other. We abuse each other

  • 4everykingacrownent


  • True Thots
    True Thots

    Mr 'Da god' aren't you being hypocritical, you call the CNN reporter a jerk for concluding Tiger must have been on something and a trying to "stain his name" yet in your next sentence you say your wife wouldn't allow you play golf with Tiger. Why are you also putting a stain on his name and jumping to the conclusions he woukd get other guys up to no good ??

  • M B
    M B

    I want to ask the director why he did not use a much younger actor for the role of Judas since he was 17 at the time he was "flipped" by the FBI.

  • Rose Popovich
    Rose Popovich

    Yee keeps interrupting the guest

  • Malika Lee
    Malika Lee

    @AngelaYee Here's a docuseries I worked on about the women in the Seattle Chapter of the BPP: Seattle doesn't get much love nationally but they were the 1st chapter to open outside of the state of CA (ie 3rd chapter in the US)

  • Rupert Pessoa
    Rupert Pessoa

    “WE DONT NEED WHITE VALIDATION.” It’s not a hyperbole; WAKE UP Minorities! If your a revolutionary hit the like button ✊🏾 #StayWoke

  • Alvin Biggs Jr
    Alvin Biggs Jr

    I hope this movie goes viral. I even re-upped with HBO Max just to see this. Worth it too. ✊🏾💪🏾💯

  • Barbara Miller
    Barbara Miller

    Thanking GOD, for using these vessels of creativity, to regenerate the truth of the matters, young people please get the message, from the messengers, Change is on the move.


    This is the black history month topics we need more of. Even the Billie holiday movie was good to be aware of

  • Harlem Sturghall
    Harlem Sturghall

    I AM A REVOLUTIONARY!!!!!😎✊🏽✊🏽✊🏽✊🏽✊🏽💪🏾

  • princess sweeney
    princess sweeney

    Please let us know what we NEED to do to make sure they do to win ALL of the awards. There were white people in the theater who were shocked that Chairman Fred was a loving and caring man for ALL people.

  • North Dallas Forty
    North Dallas Forty

    Properganda 🍿

  • North Dallas Forty
    North Dallas Forty

    No nominations from RACIST Golden Globes for Judas and The Black Messiah BEST film 🍿 of the year Best 2 lead actors Best supporting actor Best supporting actress Best Director Best screenplay Best cinematography Best music score Best etc etc etc

  • MrOCPR

    Charlemagne jist told the damn ending tonight the movie. Geez. WTF

  • Life WIlliams
    Life WIlliams

    King you did good work brother I didn't see the movie yet but when I do go see it I'm going to make sure everybody I know see it and also I'm about a DVD and brother this is my perspective you on the right place right now manifesting that the Breakfast Club because they are number one and if you feel in your heart that that was the best movie ever you know you got the trolls out there that want to knock it down that want to lie about it but knowing your heart brother you did good work peace and Power

  • Mia Octavia
    Mia Octavia

    Envy stop cutting people off. Ughh!!! He is aggy AF!!!!

  • Malcolm

    This is why I don't watch The breakfast club no more..... Angela Yee gets on my last fucking nerves.... Every time we talking about black men he should come talking about women no

  • Nikitia Lawless
    Nikitia Lawless

    Great interview. I loved it ✊🏾✊🏾

  • a______�______a

    Not nearly enough of y'all are heeding the words of the great Fred Hampton: "If you ever think about me, and you ain't gonna do no revolutionary act, forget about me. I don't want myself on your mind if you're not going to work for the people." -Chairman Fred Hampton

  • Brandon Langford
    Brandon Langford

    Damn shaka I thought you were woke but I forgot you in hollywood the mask shit got you nervous but you make a movie about the government 🧐 suspect ass hell on that one bruh

  • Ker Loz
    Ker Loz

    The wicked help promisingly whisper because tongue cosmetically march below a conscious observation. unarmed, miniature illegal

  • Rillseductive

    I like the respect ChTGod has for Angela Lee

  • Renishka Colebrook
    Renishka Colebrook

    Superb interview....CTG is an excellent of the best!

  • Emeka Emezie
    Emeka Emezie

    I hope the breakfast club listens to what he said about centrism and centrist candidate

  • N A
    N A

    Angela interrupting all the time.

  • Eward Prince
    Eward Prince

    ? Fred Hampton made many political speeches my question is why wasn't they in the movie that was a great way to get Fred Hampton message across.

  • Tracye Neal
    Tracye Neal

    This movie is extremely important. Oscar? Not important. The Oscars snub those type of movies. For all that remember . Do the right thing lost to a movie about two white people in Africa or some Bull like that. That movie was F.U.B.U.

  • JLM

    Shaka King a ridiculous person who is being intellectually dishonest. He claims that Hollywood is not a meritocracy, but I'd argue that until fairly recently, at least for Black actors, it has been. Kalyuua was tapped for this film early on. There was never an attempt to get the story right, especially when you get an actor who could never embody the character, on all fronts: The 2 main actors are a decade older than the film's subjects. A far-reaching element of the history is how the youth were activated in the Civil Rights era. O'Neil was a 17yr old, stripping away what that context means you've branded this kid and his actions with the same sentiment you would a full grown man. You've done what the country has always done; treating Black children adults. Beyond that you've also given us a weak editorializing of Chairmen Fred through the lens of a "Judas"; the title alone obscures the significance of the history you're communicating. This movie was terrible at it's inception. I find all of this: the film, the director and the direction, the production, the casting, the story, all of it, to be offensive. And Charlemagne is wrong on all accounts. He is a puppet. I see he is not trying to fumble whatever bag he's getting. He's become someone who I really look at as a "Judas".

    • muffet nellon
      muffet nellon

      Interesting insight.

  • 016Mzanzi Bissaka
    016Mzanzi Bissaka

    The power of Rap: a South African young guy never knew much of him, but always knew the name from some Ross song, Thats why Tupac described themselves as ghetto journalists

  • Stan Learner
    Stan Learner

    Lakeith carried the film. the Hampton character was underdeveloped. the real Hampton was much more articulate than portrayed. Overall good movie but not great.

    • Stan Learner
      Stan Learner

      @muffet nellon this same idea applies in the working world. if your only agenda is to do a good job and be helpful you will inevitably end up being exploited by opportunistic coworkers. You will find yourself getting more assignments and being under promoted while observing equally and less competent individuals with an agenda ascending. been there done that.

    • Stan Learner
      Stan Learner

      @muffet nellon this is bar far the most intelligent comment I have heard on this topic. you are exactly right. "we" as black Americans do not have the Jew vs Gentile mentality when it comes to self determination and advancement. And we have adopted the belief that looking out for self, like everyone else does, is sinful and divisive. I can't believe the praise Kaluya is getting after hearing his indiscernible murmuring. Hampton was much more articulate than that. But it doesn't matter as you clearly understand. Jamaicans would riot if Shamar Moore was caste as Bob Marley.

    • muffet nellon
      muffet nellon

      Yes, that's the problem faced when we wait for others to tell us our own history. They control the narrative and character construction.

  • Sonia Ndukwe
    Sonia Ndukwe

    Can we talk about queen Deb, 8 months pregnant laying on her king. Wow!!!

    • Pam shanklin
      Pam shanklin

      I cried like a baby...when they put that gun to her belly and her strength...I felt it in my soul...

  • Shia B
    Shia B

    Between this movie and Jay Electronica's album ✊🏾

  • Sonia Ndukwe
    Sonia Ndukwe

    I watched this on HBO Max, it was phenomenal and educative. I heard about the school, but I never knew his story.

  • Nadia

    Great interview but Angela kept cutting him off. Let the man finish his thought!

  • Shawn Bailey
    Shawn Bailey

  • Ashley Taylor
    Ashley Taylor

    The quirky sort allegedly bless because fox multivariately disarm near a laughable volcano. nosy, imperfect lake


    It was terrible. If you know "anything" about Fred Hampton; you'll know that movie was waaaaay off on many levels. First thing; Daniel Kaluyya looks NOTHING like Hampton, he's too old to play the 21 year old civil rights icon "PERIOD". William O'Neil who was 17 when he was coerced to join the BP Party was a middle class black kid who wanted thrills so he got into crime and was coerced to join the BP party - we can understand more clearly the fears of a teenage black kid and feel the angst of being a "rat" more deeply than that of a grown man. Stansfield always does a great job but he was too old for the role it was a gross misrepresentation. The movie would've been waaaay more impactful if age appropriate actors were cast instead of a clearly older LaKeith Stanfield (32), Kaluyya and the actors who portrayed Mark Clark who was 22 and Akua Njeri (Hampton's lady). I could go on - but the movie is full of holes, the shootout at the headquarters, the killing of Hampton, the "allusion" that he was poisoned (did O'Neil poison his drink or not? The movie leaves that huge piece for you to guess about). The thing that scared J. Edgar Hoover were these "young adults" not grown men as represented by Kaluyya and Stansfield. Young adults and teens being affected by the Civil Rights movement to a degree where they took action - the future was scary for Hoover. Fred Hampton's lady and only child didn't even have input on the movie...Imagine that!

    • TA HARQA
      TA HARQA

      @muffet nellon What more moves can we expect from this system? We shouldn’t expect anything from “this system!” What can be done in the context of “storytelling” is independent movies not tied to HOLLYWEIRD!!! That’s a start. Look at the Harriet Tubman movie...another failure in which they introduced a character named “Bigger Long” who was hunting for Harriet ... no such man existed. The children will see this and think it accurate. What if our young children can look at the screen and get the “unvarnished” truth? Keep books in their lives - don’t rely on the imagery. It’s oftentimes INCORRECT!!!

    • muffet nellon
      muffet nellon

      What more can we expect from this system? Continue to inform brother. We have to do everything possible to help each other break free.

  • Kysim Noble
    Kysim Noble

    Mad props to Lakeith Stanfield

  • Born Black
    Born Black

    Real facts black man you don't need white people to validate you

  • HardSleeper Music
    HardSleeper Music

    Never mind Fred Hampton‘s character being not completely well put together slightly off or aloof or feel Hampton’s character was slap together The movie was more so about William O’Neills character rather than Fred Hampton’s. But truth be told the star of this movie for real for real is Hoover‘s program.... so let’s celebrate these brothers and sisters for bringing this story to the ‘big screen’ because you all know what they had to do to do so

    • muffet nellon
      muffet nellon

      Yes, I hope it sticks with the new generations how evil and criminal the people that run this country are. They see the Black Man, and primarily (The independent Black Man) as their enemy. We have to develop the tools and resources to defeat these people.

  • Eric Hernandez
    Eric Hernandez


  • Eindgv

    Yee always trying to make shit about her and that annoying voice she got. Like STFU and let the intellectuals speak. You see Envy knows his place, take a page out of his book.

  • Mcashley Joseph
    Mcashley Joseph

    Reading the comments before watching the interview wondering, why the animosity towards Angela yee. After watching the entire thing. I understand. She can use some proper media training. I hate making disparaging remarks towards our own however she’s really annoying. I’m glad the brother was such a great well spoken guest.

  • Larrisa Mitchell
    Larrisa Mitchell

    Mr Shakka I got it. Great movie..I would choose prison before I choose too be a coward. I loved Fred I did a Charlemagne I wanted him to live but he lives forever.

  • sarahasproblems

    The direction of his latest movie just blew me away. I gained so much respect for him

  • Kara El
    Kara El

    I LOVE that his intentions that he expressed really came across on screen. I appreciate him not showing Fred Hamptons murder. He considered so many things when making this film.

  • Jay Paladin - have smarts will listen
    Jay Paladin - have smarts will listen

    Shaka King is painfully honest that Hollywood is more willing to make William O'Neal the focal point and not Chairman Fred Hampton. Hollywood doesn't want a black Messiah.

  • Tiffany

    Appreciate Charlemagne for making sure Yee’s question was answered. People often talk over, or ignore her. She’s usually the most prepared & does the most background research.

  • Don Davis
    Don Davis

    Tell Them Shaka King 👑.. The Truth Got To Be Told!! We Have To Stand Together And Have Our Own Production Companies.. And Come Together As Working Hard Class Middle To Poor Class Working People - To Supporting You.. And Our Black Celebrities Of Colours.. Black And Brown.. People That Was Born To Be Free.. Shaka King 👑.. More Power To You.. For Porducing The Movie 🎥.. Judas And The Black Messiah.

  • Larryd Williams
    Larryd Williams

    I would definitely love to see a series!

  • Boxing Logics United!
    Boxing Logics United!

    Angie lee ..pushing the women/ feminist propaganda...Can we get a Break with that bullshit

  • SilverBlackGuerrilla

    William O'neal was a just a 17 year old kid. 17!!!! And facing 5 years in prison. EVERY 17 year old black kid in 1969 facing 5 years in prison would have taken that deal. Period

    • Tempest87

      Hampton was 19 or so and they tried him. Multiple Panthers where teens or young adults and didn’t turn. In the same sense, MLK and Malcolm X where in their mid and late 30’s and where surrounded by informants. Look up the Spies of Mississippi.

    • SilverBlackGuerrilla

      @Life Is A Trip Easy to say that living in 2021. Impossible for you to even imagine what it was like for a teenage black kid with a felony in the 60's

    • Life Is A Trip
      Life Is A Trip

      You a damn fool.

  • Takesha Lee
    Takesha Lee

    Beautiful!!! I love it!!!!!!!

  • Jabari VOC Podcast
    Jabari VOC Podcast

    the people that dislike this video is fucking stupid lol


    These clowns stay spoiling a movie

  • reneexoxo

    Do a film about Mansa Musa , or Hannibal

  • Life Is Lovely
    Life Is Lovely

    Wonderfully refreshing conversation. Wishing everyone involved incredible fortune, success and continued inspiration. #realblackpower

  • Iam Thatiam
    Iam Thatiam

    Shaka is intelligent

  • Iam Thatiam
    Iam Thatiam

    CharlaMagne=William O’Neal

  • A.M. Farrow
    A.M. Farrow

    I can see your boss man in the reflexion.

  • A.M. Farrow
    A.M. Farrow

    All yall sure do know how to talk in circles

  • Mr L wiseman
    Mr L wiseman

    Do you guys see how far your government will go, to destroy you for wanting equality. Damn this world is so wicked, MlK, Malcolm......... all died cause this world doesn't want too see the black messiah rise up

    • muffet nellon
      muffet nellon

      They don't want to see Black People rise up and be equal period. It's our fault if we let them succeed.

  • Truly Mademoizelle
    Truly Mademoizelle

    I wish Angela yee would stop interrupting and talking over Shaka

  • cholli4141

    Why was a European guy chosen to play Fred?... not enough black Americans here to chose from?

  • cholli4141

    It’s from Debra Johnson’s point of view.... obviously y’all did something wrong... first time I’ve heard that. We thought it was about Fred because the trailers led us to believe so.

  • G P
    G P

    How they dismantle the Black Panthers but the KKK still exist🤔

    • Jasmine Again!
      Jasmine Again!

      This exactly what I’ve been thinking and kill a 21 year old but don’t kill none of the kkk members!!! Smh

  • Knowledge B
    Knowledge B

    We need more black screen directors who are not sell outs!

  • SEA

    We need more of this deep history.

  • Kirsten Logan
    Kirsten Logan

    If you don’t stand for something ; you’ll fall anything ...Brilliant film well documented of the times

  • R R
    R R

    I love his answer to Charlemagne's question posed. It is said black folks are our worst enemy. Shaka's very necessary response/answer to that ?. It is more of the matter that we are being weaponized against one another. 💯 solid. Drop that🎤 brother🔥😘

  • 2009wasayear !
    2009wasayear !

    I enjoyed this movie so much. I like how it doesn't follow the biopic formula and instead tells a story about historical figures as characters. I feel like One Night in Miami does that as well.

  • Kevin Cannon
    Kevin Cannon

    About time the Black Panthers were shown in a positive light ! And I was elated that Shaka showed the FBI and Hoover at the time for their vile,racist,illegal and immoral actions ! They Murdered an innocent American Citizen ! The FBI ,MURDERERS! Think about it!More films and books should be put out there exposing the actions of the FBI under Hoover ! Kudos to Shaka King ! And regardless of Shaka’s thoughts on awards,he deserves an Academy Award in every category and every award possible because that’s the way he gets to make more movies with the Power and Truth of Judas and the Black Messiah !

  • S BG
    S BG

    Loved the movie!