Tyler, the Creator and Erykah Badu to Appear in Adult Swim's 'Black Dynamite'

Brick Stowell
Tyler the Creator

The Jan. 10 episode tackles police brutality.

Tyler, the Creator and Erykah Badu will be lending their vocal talents to an hourlong special of Black Dynamite on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. Set to premiere Jan. 10 at 10:30 p.m. (ET), the new episode of Michael Jai White's blaxploitation parody/tribute will take on police brutality.

It's not yet clear what roles Tyler and Badu will play in this very topical episode, but we do know it's titled "The Wizard of Watts" and features Black Dynamite defending a community from police during the historic riots. According to Pitchfork, the titular character tries to take a vacation but is hit by a wayward brick from violence nearby, sending him into the hallucinatory Magical Land of Oz-Watts.

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Actor Tim Blake Nelson and comedian J.B. Smoove will also appear.

Currently in its second season, Black Dynamite has previously had Chance the Rapper guest for the part of Bob Marley.


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