Richard Pryor Jr. hopes crowdfunding will help improve his dire situation

Richard Pryor Jr., the son of the late legendary comedian Richard Pryor, has fallen on hard times since the dawn of the pandemic and he’s petitioning the public to help him through the rough patch in his life. Pryor Jr.’s father is universally considered the godfather of modern comedy, having influenced current icons like Eddie […]

Katt Williams says Kevin Hart doesn’t want the Verzuz smoke (video)

Katt Williams takes his comedy crown seriously and boasts he’s the wrong comedian to step into the ring with. The Friday After Next star recently chopped it up with Baltimore 92.3 radio host Persia Nicole who asked the comedian if he was down to square off against his nemesis Kevin Hart in a Verzuz competition. […]

Comic legend Paul Mooney dead at 79

Paul Mooney, the legendary comedian most beloved for his acid-tinged jokes and unapologetically brutal takes on race relations, has passed away. He was 79. The man who’s known to millennials for his frequent appearances on Dave Chappelle’s iconic Comedy Central show, “Chappelle’s Show,” suffered a fatal heart attack at his Oakland, California, home, the New […]

Eddie Murphy to be inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame (video)

Eddie Murphy is getting his flowers while he’s still here on Earth and will be inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame later this month during the March 27 ceremony, which will air on CBS. Murphy’s long-time comedic partner in crime and Coming 2 America co-star Arsenio Hall will present the prestigious honor. […]

‘Black-ish’ creator Kenya Barris files restraining order against his sister

Black-ish creator Kenya Barris is having a few family issues that have come to a head. According to TMZ, Barris has filed a restraining order against his sister Colette Barris and claims that she’s threatened his wife and children. TMZ further claims that the brother and sister have had a strained relationship for years. According […]

Paul Mooney cancels shows amid accusations that he raped Richard Pryor’s son

Comedian Paul Mooney was ambushed by the devastating news of a tell-all book from legendary comic Richard Pryor’s ex-bodyguard, which accuses Mooney of raping Richard Pryor Jr. during the son’s formative years. As a result, Mooney canceled shows for the foreseeable future in order to come to grips with these damning and inflammatory accusations fired […]

Richard Pryor’s widow backs claims that Paul Mooney raped Richard Pryor Jr.

Paul Mooney remains on the defensive after claims from the team of the late Richard Pryor that Mooney raped the legendary comedian’s son when he was a teenager. Mooney, a well-known stand-up comedian himself, denies the claims of Pryor’s former bodyguard Rashon Kahn, who is making the allegations public in a scorching tell-all-style book. Kahn […]

Daughters of Quincy Jones tell him to look at his own life

Ever since Quincy Jones decided to talk about the sexual lifestyle of the late comedy icon Richard Pryor, Michael Jackson and others he caused a firestorm. His decision to share inside information about celebrity icons was criticized by many, including his daughters. Jones turned to Twitter and posted that his daughters basically told him he […]

Black comedian transsexual encounters include Chappelle and Murphy

Ever since Quincy Jones decided to talk about the sexual lifestyle of the late comedy icon Richard Pryor, many were shocked that to learn that Pryor was bisexual. But the fact of the matter is Pryor himself stated as much in his life. Even the fact that he had a transsexual lover for a period […]

Richard Pryor’s daughter says dad had trans lover but not sex with Brando

The recent revelation by iconic music legend Quincy Jones that the late comedian Richard Pryor had sex with screen legend Marlon Brando shocked many fans. Some felt Jones was lying while others who knew Pryor stated it was the truth. Richard Pryor was born in a brothel in Peoria, Illinois. His grandmother ran the business and […]

Richard Pryor’s ex-wife confirms comedian slept with Marlon Brando

Quincy Jones has turned 84 years old and has definitely entered the “I just don’t give a (expletive)” stage of his illustrious, legendary life. He absolutely unloaded on the man and partnership that provided Jones with unprecedented fame and fortune via the Off the Wall and Thriller albums, Michael Jackson, by telling Vulture magazine that […]

Comedy team of Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor broke down barriers

Gene Wilder is a comedic icon. The star of the 1971 movie Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory endeared him to the hearts of many for his spirited portrayal of the feature character. The world now mourns his passing at the age of 83 after a secret battle with Alzheimer’s. Wilder was a actor who flourished […]

Twitter erupts after Brian Williams says Obama used ‘Richard Pryor delivery’

Throughout the presidency of Barack Obama he has been subjected to racial stereotypes and bigotry. Now the recent comments of MSNBC host Brian Williams have many calling the journalist racist. While campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Charlotte, North Carolina, President Obama was greeted by an enthusiastic crowd. During one point in the […]

Shots fired: Katt Williams ethers Kevin Hart; calls him a puppet

This beef between Katt Williams and Kevin Hart doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. The former, during his Conspiracy Theory tour, decided to give a sold-out crowd in Atlanta a few conspiracies of his own. As the show was concluding, Williams took the opportunity to call out Hart, insisting that he is nothing more than […]

Tracy Morgan may portray Redd Foxx in upcoming Richard Pryor biopic

Since his recovery from the tragic vehicle accident in June 2014 that left him seriously injured, acting roles have been coming in generously for funnyman Tracy Morgan. He’s now in negotiations to play iconic comedian Redd Foxx in director Lee Daniel’s upcoming Richard Pryor biopic. Foxx, a legend on the stand-up comedy circuit, was known […]

‘Unspeakable: A Dramatic Fantasia’ shines a bright light on Richard Pryor’s life

After speaking with the director and writers of Unspeakable: A Dramatic Fantasia, I expected the production to be great. What was unexpected was being sucked into an interpretation of Richard Pryor’s life and getting lost in the experience. Unspeakable: A Dramatic Fantasia is the brainchild of Rod Gailes OBC and James Murray Jackson Jr. It chronicles the […]

Eddie Murphy pokes fun at Bill Cosby during award ceremony

A funny thing happened during Eddie Murphy’s speech after accepting the Mark Twain Prize for comedy at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts over the weekend: he made jokes about Bill Cosby. The lighthearted jabs at Cosby came as a surprise to many after Murphy’s recent interview with the Washington Post in which he spoke on why he […]