[01/10/14 - 02:42 PM] FX Searches for Rap's Next Chozen One FX is sponsoring a contest in which aspiring rappers can submit hip hop lyrics for the chance to record the track under the guidance of professionals in a New York City music studio.
[06/06/13 - 11:57 AM] FXX Has "Chozen," Its First Original Series The animated comedy features the voices of Grant Dekernion, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress, Michael Pena, Nick Swardson, Danny McBride, Kathryn Hahn and Method Man.
[12/20/12 - 11:12 PM] Development Update: Thursday, December 20 Updates include: The CW says goodbye to "The L.A. Complex"; Adult Swim to give "Black Dynamite" a second season; and Grant Dekernion is "Chozen" by FX.
SEASON(S): 1 (10 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: confirmed as canceled on 5/14/14
DESCRIPTION: (from FX's press release, November 2013) The series premiere of Chozen is set for Monday, January 13 at 10:30 PM ET/PT. Chozen is an animated comedy about its title character, "Chozen," a gay white rapper fresh out of prison. Armed with a new message, Chozen is on a quest for redemption and to claim his rightful position as the world's top rap artist. His music and lyrics take aim at the stereotypes of machismo and misogyny that is synonymous with rap music. And his new world view has been shaped by his time in prison. The voice cast features Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress, Michael Pena, Nick Swardson, Kathryn Hahn, and Method Man. Grant Dekernion, who created Chozen, serves as Writer/Executive Producer of the series, and Tom Brady serves as Executive Producer/Showrunner. Danny McBride, Jody Hill, David Gordon Green, and Brandon James from Rough House Pictures (Eastbound & Down) are Executive Producers. Adam Reed and Matt Thompson of Floyd County Productions (Archer) are Executive Producers and their company will animate the series. FX has ordered 13 episodes of Chozen. The series is produced by FX Productions.