Comedian Hasan Minhaj Joins Cast Of Cartoon Network Comedy Pilot

Hasan Minhaj has been cast as Knobs, a quirky music producer who helps aspiring rap artists new to the Atlanta music scene.
Comedian Hasan Minhaj
Comedian Hasan Minhaj
Oct. 10, 2011 - PRLog -- From 'Everybody Hates Chris' creator and 'Are We There Yet?' developer Ali LeRoi and Ice Cube’s Cube Vision, this new Cartoon Network pilot centers on a young rapper and his aspiring music manager sister as they deal with the demands of the music biz.  Hasan Minhaj's character 'Knobs' gets into the mix by falling for the young artist's no-nonsense tutor, played by Cameron Goodman.

Hasan Minhaj is a comedian, actor, and writer based in Los Angeles. He last played the role of ‘Seth’ on ABC Family’s ‘State of Georgia’ and is a series regular on MTV’s improv comedy show ‘Disaster Date’. Hasan has appeared on E!‘s ‘Chelsea Lately’, Fox’s ‘The Wanda Sykes Show’, and Comedy Central’s ‘Legend of Neil’. His debut album ‘Hasan Minhaj: Leaning on Expensive Cars and Getting Paid to Do It’ is now available on Itunes/Amazon.

Originally from San Francisco’s booming comedy scene, Hasan quickly became a regular at the world famous Punchline Comedy Club working with some of the country's top headlining acts. As the winner of Sierra Mists ‘Best Comic Standing’ he performed at LiveNation’s Wild 94.9 Comedy Jam, the largest comedy concert in the U.S.  In 2009 he was a national finalist in NBC’s Standup for Diversity and signed on to join their prestigious National College Touring Company. That same year he performed at the Aspen Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, and was featured in Punchline Magazine. In 2010 he participated in the CBS Diversity Showcase and the MTV Comedy Showcase.

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