“That Crook’d ‘Sipp” was a cartoon established in 2007 for Cartoon Network’s Grownup Swim late night programming block. Established by American rapper David Banner, together with Mike Weiss, Nick Weidenfeld, and Jacob Escobedo, the cartoon centered close to the Beauregards, a dysfunctional, white household that embody the spirit involved with the Previous South. The tagline presented by Cartoon Community describes the cartoon as this sort of – “The Beauregard spouse and children, considerably like their Mississippi mansion, is slipping aside. Relics of the Previous South, this dysfunctional clan sits in stark contrast to the modern-day crunk-fueled Filthy South that has developed up all around their crumbling estate, Frenchman’s Bend.” In the cartoon, the Beauregard family appears to be the only white figures in cartoon. According to Banner in an job interview, “It’s going to be about an more mature white relatives in Mississippi whose thoughts frame is even now caught in the 1800s…Then together will come me, and then, wow!”
The carton debuted on the Cartoon Network on Might 13, 2007 in line with the station’s “The Evening of 1,000 Pilots.” It garnered favorable reception and was offered the green light-weight to develop 6 additional episodes to full a initial period. However, in advance of creation commenced, the cartoon was entirely scrapped and then retooled for an approaching converse titled “Freaknik: The Musical.”
Aside from writing the cartoon, Banner also starred in it as Virgil Gibson. Other actors provided Roxanne Estrada, Heather Lawless, Adam Reed, Jason Walden, and Hayden Ward.
When questioned why he wanted to create this cartoon, Banner reported, “‘Crook’d Sipp’ offers with societal problems of the day and will allow me as a rapper to use a different avenue to get the word out on problems that they may well have not have a possibility to do by means of sound recordings.”