Thursday, August 22, 2019

Tag: richard pryor

Dave Chappelle to Broadway?

Dave Chappelle has conquered more than one area of entertainment in his career, and now he'll take on Broadway with a string...

‘About Time’: Dave Chappelle to Be Honored...

It's been announced that Dave Chappelle will be the 22nd recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy...

Patti LaBelle Spills on Her Relationships with...

Patti LaBelle is a bonafide diva and the singer shared just how much she lived up to the title during a recent late night TV...

Pam Grier Points to Religion and Addiction...

Pam Grier is making the rounds to promote her new streaming service for hundreds of Black films, but the actress is making headlines for dishing...

Quincy Jones Says Ray Charles Got Him...

It wasn’t that long ago that Quincy Jones lit up the Internet when he gave that tell-all interview to Variety. During that conversation, he...

New Richard Pryor TV Documentary Set to Include...

Tiffany Haddish and Mike Epps are some of the comedians set to be included in a TV  documentary about Richard Pryor. “I Am Richard Pryor" is being produced...

Steve Harvey ‘Humbled’ After Kevin Hart Includes...

Kevin Hart recently commissioned a personal painting of all of his comedy heroes and it caught the eye of a "humbled" Steve Harvey. "Man @manasseh_art you are...

Paul Mooney Blasts Quincy Jones for His...

(Updated - Paul Mooney responds below) Quincy Jones' blunt and revealing responses in a Wednesday interview continues to make headlines, but perhaps none of it...

10 Funniest Black Comedians Ever

Richard Pryor Known for his bold, insightful examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues, Pryor also was famous for his use of colorful vulgarities, profanity—and...

Watch Late Comedian Richard Pryor Take on...

Video From The Richard Pryor Show

8 Black Celebrities You Didn’t Know Attempted...

Ken Griffey Jr. In 1988, former All-Star baseball player Ken Griffey Jr. attempted suicide. According to reports, Griffey tried to end his life by swallowing...

Richard Pryor Celebrated in BAM Film Retrospective,...

When a jittery Richard Pryor emerges from underneath a desk in Uptown Saturday Night, playing a black private eye who is not a sex machine to anybody, a...

Richard Pryor’s Daughter, Rain, Does Solo Broadway...

Make no mistake: Rain Pryor, the star of the autobiographical solo show “Fried Chicken and Latkes,” is not just defined by her father, the...