Welcome to OWW Radio! Each week hosts David (@dlb19338) and Alex (@AlexGoff84) will provide perspective to the WWE, TNA, and everything else making news in the world of professional wrestling. A new episode will be posted each week. This week David is joined by James Harris, better known by his ring name, Kamala the “Ugandan Giant”. James has written a recent autobiography with author Kenny Casanova entitled “Kamala Speaks”, a book that was edited by Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s noted writer Dan Murphy. Kenny and Dan will join the show as well to talk about Kamala’s great career.
As most people know, James Harris, as Kamala “The Ugandan Giant”, wrestled for 30 years against the likes of Hulk Hogan and every major star of the 80s and 90s. He was one of the most terrifying and unforgettable wrestlers of all time because of his sheer size and scary tribal face paint. In “Kamala Speaks”, you will hear stories about almost every legend you grew up watching including; Hulk Hogan,Andre The Giant, The Ultimate Warrior, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Vince McMahon, and more! The book also contains outrageous road stories, ribs and pranks with some of his classic managers like, Skandor Akbar, Steve Lombardi, and Mr. Fuji.
In this interview James, Kenny, and Dan talk about the challenges of self-publishing a book, building the Kamala character, racism in pro wrestling, headlining Madison Square Garden, working with wrestling’s greatest managers, and much more.