John Legend has a new record label to call home after inking a deal with Republic Records and will be dropping his first album with the music powerhouse next year. The “All of Me” singer was previously signed to Sony Music, which released his first project Get Lifted in 2004 and seven additional albums. Legend […]
It’s been almost 13 years since The Original Kings of Comedy star Bernie Mac died on Aug. 9, 2008, from complications of pneumonia as he battled the inflammatory cells disease sarcoidosis. While his timeless material still keeps people in stitches so he’ll never be forgotten, his life story is in the works to hit the […]
[jwplatform Aq2HxcfG]Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley and Cedric The Entertainer take a question from a man in the audience, “Boogie” from the movie wearing the original coat and sweater he wore in “The Original Kings of Comedy!” Tune in Monday, Nov. 14, 2016.
Gary Owen is joined by wife Kenya on “Steve Harvey” to share a funny sroy and life lessons learned from Bernie Mac. Tune-in to “Steve Harvey” on Monday, October 17.[jwplatform 2QCigcL6]
On Aug. 9, 2008, the world of comedy lost a legend, Bernard McCollough, better known as Bernie Mac. The stand-up comedian, actor and voice artist’s joyous spirit captured the hearts of millions with his performances in an eponymous TV series “The Bernie Mac Show,” classic ’90s flicks Friday and The Players Club, and later Ocean’s Eleven and Twelve, Pride and Soul Men, […]
[jwplatform 4FLKFYoO] The acclaimed documentary show, “Unsung Hollywood,” is returning on TV One with all-new episodes. This season is kicking off with the story of beloved comedian, Bernard McCullough, better known as Bernie Mac. Bernie Mac came from humble beginnings on Chicago’s South Side. As a hard-working father, he struggled to make ends meet, working […]
Another “Kings of Comedy” alumnus is returning to the airwaves — and he’s bringing fire. We already know about media mogul Steve Harvey’s handful of radio and TV properties, and fellow comedian Cedric the Entertainer has yet another TV show on the air. Now it’s comedian D.L. Hughley’s turn. The caustic comedian, author, actor and […]
To say that this concert was great is an understatement. The night was aMAZEing! Big ups to Bounce TV for sponsoring a fabulous event! Ronald Isley opened up the evening and killed it. Serenading the fans with many of his #1 hits from the time he stepped out on stage had us amped from the […]
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We’re taking a look at influential black comedians, both past and present. From Richard Pryor in the ’70s, to Eddie Murphy in the ’80s, and “The Original Kings of Comedy,” blacks have played a defining role in American comedy. Click continue for our top 15.
Last month, comedy fans across the globe were heartbroken when Sherman Hemsley, the star of the iconic show “The Jeffersons,” passed away at 74. After being laid to rest, a coroner’s report has now revealed the true cause of Hemsley’s death. According to TMZ, the El Paso County Texas Medical Examiner has determined that Hemsley […]
Comedy fans were left mourning on Nov. 29, when news spread that veteran comedian Patrice O’Neal had passed away at the age of 41, from complications of a stroke he suffered last month. According to The New York Daily News, O’Neal’s agent, Matt Frost, confirmed the comedian’s death in a statement, saying, “Many of us […]
Jennifer Hudson and Bulls’ Derrick Rose are from Englewood.
“I am a single female doing this in a really male-dominated arena and I feel really good about that.”