We pay tribute to 20 of the best Black comedians in the biz over the years in honor of the countless times they've kept us in stitches.
On Monday, a handful of questionable tweets from comedian Trevor Noah were unearthed just hours after he was named the new Daily Show host. Noah, who hails from South Africa, was bestowed the title by Comedy Central after appearing on the show a handful of times. But even a strong co-sign from Jon Stewart didn’t stop a handful of people, including BuzzFeed’s business […]
The hunt for a new Black female cast member for “SNL” is on, and not only are some saying one is just not enough, but also that diversity needs to go beyond acting roles. Panelists on “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin say “SNL” shouldn’t just stop with one female cast member, but get more African […]
Many celebrities have security detail to protect them from unruly fans, but as comedian Michael Colyar said on NewsOne Now with Roland Martin, boxing legend Mike Tyson may need security for a whole other reason. “It’s not to keep people from attacking him,” Colyar said. “It’s to keep him from going off on someone else.” He explained why as […]
Chris Paul is a standup comedian and regular contributor to the Tom Joyner Morning Show. He has been featured on Comedy Central and BET. He’s also co-headlined a show at the Kennedy Center with Dave Chappelle back in 2006. Check out his funny music video of the “Ten Skin Commandments.” Check out Chris Paul on […]
Huggy Lowdown is a DC-based comedian and radio personality who does a daily take on celebrities and gossip on the Tom Joyner Morning Show. His bio on Black America Web says, “Listeners look to hear Huggy’s signature phrases like ‘What’s the deal pickles’ and his affectionate terms for favorite celebs like when he calls Tom […]
The problems people are having signing up for the health insurance exchanges are almost comical — or at least they are to comedians Damon Williams and Red Grant. They riffed on the controversy this morning during Wildin’ Out Wednesdays on “NewsOne Now,” with Roland Martin. “Think about your mama, trying to go on that site, and sign up […]
“In the old days, they used to have signs up, ‘Whites Only, Whites Only.’ Now they have a new thing. It’s called prices?,” comedian Chris Rock said of the racial make-up of his audience on the latest episode of Alec Baldwin’s WNYC interview podcast, Here’s the Thing. SEE ALSO: Worst Kardashian Lawsuits In the interview, Rock […]
Comedian Steve Harvey, whose recent exploits have credited him as being a renowned love guru, is pitching his own syndicated daytime talk show focused on relationships and love. If sold, NBC Universal would distribute the show. His book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment, topped […]
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3rd PROVO, Utah – Gary Coleman, the child star of the smash 1970s TV sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes” whose later career was marred by medical and legal problems, died Friday after suffering a brain hemorrhage. He was 42. Utah Valley Regional Medical Center spokeswoman Janet Frank said life support was terminated and Coleman died at 12:05 […]
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