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Eddie Murphy: The Black Millionaire’s Blueprint for Success

The megastar entertainers were friends, though Michael Jackson was often the butt of Eddie Murphy jokes in his legendary stand-up shows, "Delirious" and "Raw"

Two people owned the ’80’s in entertainment: One is obviously the King of Pop, the late Michael Jackson. The other is Edward Regan Murphy of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Eddie Murphy is, irrefutably, one of the greatest box-office attractions in the history of the motion picture industry.  His meteoric rise from being a young teen comedian in New York City into a magnetic television personality and eventually a box-office blockbuster machine is dumbfounding, especially when you pause to take inventory of his spectacular career.

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  1. WHale_Willie on August 3, 2012 at 1:28 pm

    Rememba’ when Eddie was really a black man?  Long befo’ Dr Dolittle and the Nutty Professor, Eddie was allowed ta be a nigga in whitie’s world.  Now, is like a Joe Louis.  Y gots some choco’ on the outside, cream and yellow on da inside.

    Eddie, gimme yo hoe and I sho’ he’ what it be like to be black again!  And how many times we gotta see pics of Jacko’.  He be molestin’ all the dead chillins now?