Majah Hype joins TEMPO as executive producer of comedic content

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Majah Hype joins TEMPO as executive producer of comedic content

King of Caribbean Comedy’ Nigel Joseph, popularly known as Majah Hype, is joining the TEMPO Networks family as executive producer, comedic content.

TEMPO made the announcement in a press release this week, noting that the popular comedian, who has made a name for himself across social media platforms with his impressions of Caribbean people, will join the television network to assist in the production of groundbreaking comedic content, events and other initiatives.

Speaking on the collaboration, TEMPO Networks Founder and CEO Frederick A Morton Jr said: “Majah and I have been discussing partnering for years, knowing that our combined effort to further unite and elevate Caribbean culture would be explosive and, as they say, timing is everything.

“As the network rolls out its new streaming service, TEMPO+ Caribbean, the collaboration is right on time,” added Morton Jr. “I am super-excited to produce the amazing content we are about to deliver together”.

A certified electrician from Brooklyn who worked in the New York subway system, Majah Hype rose to fame after he was laid off from his job and started producing videos for his Instagram platform. Over the years, his ability to impersonate any Caribbean accent and to create hilarious characters such as Grandpa James, Mable, Ms Glenda, Mitzi, Charlie, Hector and DiRass, earned him millions of followers across social media platforms. Today, he is a highly sought-after comedian who tours extensively across the world as a comedic ambassador for Caribbean culture.

TEMPO plans, in the coming months, to launch several new shows, which it has begun with the hit show, Hot Ones Caribbean, currently featuring the United States Virgin Islands. With Majah Hype joining the team, TEMPO said it plans to bring Caribbean comedy to the forefront in a new, fresh and exciting way.

“The opportunities are endless with such a joint venture, with TEMPO and I,” said Majah Hype of his new role with TEMPO. “We plan to take full advantage of them to take Caribbean entertainment to the next level.”