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Commentary: New series 'Chozen' misses an opportunity
Commentary: New series 'Chozen' misses an opportunity

FX’s new animated series “Chozen” should have broken new ground. The show about a gay white rapper hoping to break into the industry could have helped shift a genre that’s decades behind in embracing equality. The creative teams behind such cultish hits as the network’s “Archer” and HBO’s “Eastbound & Down” power the show, which had its premiere Monday. Underrated “Saturday Night Live” funnyman Bobby Moynihan voices the title character and Wu-Tang Clan’s Method Man adds hip-hop cred. TRAILERS: Winter TV 2014 As a fan desperately yearning for a mainstream moment to push the genre forward -- and poke fun at hip-hop’s unacceptable, yet shamefully tolerated, misogynist and homophobic...

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