Kofi Cursed angle?
I always feel like the WWE is just lacking in the story telling department. Granted Kingston is no longer relative to the country of Jamaica, but now Ghana South Africa. Either way "voodoo" still exist no matter South Africa, or the Caribbean. People are aware of "curses", and there is a television show called "Cursed" on Biography. Why not add a story to Kofi's character? Have Kofi telling his close friends, and tweeting that he sees images of a skull faced figure in his sleep. Kingston says he wakes up with an urgent sense of fear.
Kingston keeps finding, and then keeping crow feathers that keep popping up around him. At first he just ignores it, and doesn't see any real relationship with his dreams. He soon comes to find out that his dreams are actually going to turn in to reality. Papa Shango reveals himself to Kingston, and places a spell on him at the request of another superstar. Over the course of a few weeks Kingston would think he was just imagining all of this. Then his sudden trend of losing non-title matches, and minor ring injuries start to plague him.
Kingston finally gets it, and realizes that this curse is real once Papa Shango reveals himself live on Raw with someone with him, and that person is revealed to be whomever you think deserves that honor. I decided to choose Michael McGillicutty because Michael claims for years he ignored his family heritage, and figured Kingston would help him get to the top while under his guidance a few years back as his NXT rookie. Michael insists that Kingston did nothing for his career.
Michael says that it just dawned on him that it was up to him to make a name for himself, and it would be at Kingston's expense. Michael would start to talk about how his father used to talk about this mysterious man named Papa Shango, and that he could cast spells. However, most didn't go to him because you typically had to offer everything, but your soul to the man. Michael says that his father would speak of Papa Shango with close non-wrestling friends, and talk about his power when he cursed The Ultimate Warrior, Michael's favorite WWF superstar.
Michael McGillicutty then realizes that he needs to find this Papa Shango, and see for himself. He realizes that he has every right to bring back the proper history to the Intercontinental title, and prestige to it's rightful place, around the waist of Michael McGillicutty, who claims that his father was the greatest Intercontinental champion of all time. He says that he will resort to anything to have that title around his waist. It would be good way to introduce Michael McGillicutty, and gives Kofi a run for his money.
While I don't think Michael McGillicutty is anything special I still think this offers him a solid role in a slow moving division that needs stories. Having him seek out the help of a former WWE star as mysterious as Papa Shango is all for entertainment, and perhaps nostalgia for others. It's something that people may be able to get in to depending on how well they can hook the viewer each week with the script.