Ameer Baraka As Minotaur on the New Season of American Horror Stories, Coven

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Ameer Baraka, the co-star of the Fox hit, American Horror Stories. Actor, Educator, Activist, and Philanthropist among many other things.

Ameer Baraka can do a lot of things. He was an excellent model for the Master P’s No Limit Apparel Brand, a promising actor from the acclaimed drama series of HBO ‘Treme’ and FOX’s drama series ‘The Unit’, a director and producer himself, and a fitness enthusiast. And it can’t be denied that he has a criminal history, but is now a changed man by heart and by deeds. With his professionalism and good looks, Ameer Baraka is gaining more and more popularity.

Now, Ameer Baraka found his way to be involved in the new FX’s channel’s television show entitled ‘American Horror Stories’. Together with other popular stars such as Jessica Lange, Angela Bassett, and Kathy Bates, Ameer Baraka is among the casts of the new season ‘Coven’. With this acting privilege, Baraka has earned a prestigious title, ‘America’s Sexiest Bachelor’, which he is very thankful for, by having exceptional and manly physique, good looks, and radiating animal passion. Indeed, he deserves to have his role.

Ameer Baraka’s involvement in the ‘American Horror Stories’ is actually full of twists; he plays the role of Bassett’s center of love interest that, unfortunately, turned into a monstrous Minotaur. With this role, the viewers have plenty of time watching the solid body of Baraka. The chemistry between Bassett and Baraka is evident onscreen, their team up is actually one of the best highlight of this new season.

Becoming Minotaur is definitely not the most awe striking transformation of the actor from New Orleans, Ameer Baraka, has ever experienced. But it is definitely not easy, not to mention that he has to sit for 4 hours on the makeup chair, plus more hours sitting nearly naked and bolt upright on an almost freezing set just to keep the Minotaur head that is radio controlled anchored in place.

"I was excited to work with prosthetics, because I’d never really done it before," "I was very, very excited until around the second day," Baraka said. "It was tough being in that suit. You're just dying to get it off, the head part. It's extremely hot in there because there’s no cooling system. There’s an electrical system that makes the ears move and everything. You’re constantly hearing this ‘woo-woo-wooing.’ You can’t hear anything outside, but inside the mask you hear that." "I see why people like Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence get paid so much. Having that on all day, it’s horrible and wonderful."

Baraka is definitely not a bad bachelor in package; well he’s single up to this day. With his increasing popularity, Baraka was given privilege to be featured on the Oprah Winfrey’s TV show, ‘Black Board Wars’ where he shows his dedication of helping troubles young individuals and try steer them to the right direction to improve and better themselves. Watch ‘American Horror Stories’ Wednesday night on FX channel and see more of Baraka and his great acting.

To those interested about Ameer Baraka, please visit this website: http://www.nola.com/tv/index.ssf/2013/10/american_horror_story_covens_m.html.

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