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Russell Simmons continues to play a vital role in launching the careers of the most prominent Black comics in the nation. With his Def Comedy Jam brand, Simmons’ HBO series served as an important starting point of success for comedians such as Martin Lawrence, Jamie Foxx, and Bernie Mac to name a few. This Saturday,…

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During the premiere party for rap artist Nelly’s new reality show “Nellyville,” actor and comedian Tony Rock talked with the host of Black Hollywood Live about why he doesn’t celebrate Thanksgiving since the passing of his father. Rock also discusses the Twitter beef with Shad Moss, aka Bow Wow, after Rock made comments about his…

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Shad Moss, better-and-forever-known as Bow Wow, is embroiled in a heated Twitter feud with comedian Tony Rock after Rock slammed Bow Wow’s reality star fiancee, Erica Mena in a mean-spirited tweet. And Bow Wow responded with the kind of fury only capable of someone who starred in “Like Mike.”

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Happy 48th birthday Chris Rock! Rock is a comedian, actor, producer, director and screenwriter whom Comedy Central proclaimed to be the fifth-greatest stand-up comedian of all time. His 1996 comedy special, “Bring The Pain,” won two Emmy Awards and  critical acclaim. Richard Pryor, Rock’s hero, was named by Comedy Central the No. 1 stand-up comedian of all…

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Sommore’s comedic road trip, cleverly titled The Royal Comedy Tour, has been delivering big names and big laughs all over the country, including the queen of comedy herself. She’s joined by comrades D.L. Hughley, Don D.C. Curry and Bruce Bruce. Last year, the 25-city tour sold out just about every auditorium and arena they booked.…

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