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Comedian, Musician and Actor Barry Brewer Talks ‘Tyler Perry’s Bruh’ on BET and His Artistry
May 21, 2020
Having been in the industry for 18 years, Brewer spent a lot of time perfecting his various crafts ... read more »
Seasoned Comic David A. Arnold Reaches New Heights with Latest Netflix Special ‘Fat Ballerina’
April 23, 2020
Known as “Comedy’s Best Kept Secret,” comedian, writer and actor David A. Arnold has finally stepped into his rightful place as the comedy gem capturing laughs around the world. Arnold’s newfound success comes on the heels of his latest Netflix special “Fat Ballerina,” executive produced by Kevin Hart. ... read more »
British-Nigerian Comedian Gina Yashere is Changing the World One Comedic Exercise at a Time
April 9, 2020
Born and raised in London to Nigerian parents, Yashere began her journey into adulthood studying engineering. However, one day while working on elevators, she decided to make a switch. A naturally funny and charismatic young lady, Yashere took to stand up comedy and the rest was history.   ... read more »
Russell Simmons Brings Back Def Comedy Jam to Raise Money for Coronavirus Ravaged Areas
April 9, 2020
Simmons is leading a group of producers who, on Sunday, April 5, will premiere “Def Comedy Jam Presents: Healing Through Laughter,” a marathon fundraiser hosted by Cedric the Entertainer. The program will air online beginning at 10 p.m. EST, and Simmons’ Instagram page will be updated to provide more information. Simmons has established a GoFundMe page with the hopes of raising as much as $100,000 to help with supplies to assist those in need. ... read more »
Comedy Store Suspends Performances; Laugh Factory Open, but Reduces Crowd Size
March 13, 2020
Saying it’s the first time such an action has been taken in its 48-year history, the famed Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip announced today it is suspending all performances through the end of March due to coronavirus issues. ... read more »
Tiffany Haddish and Legendary Black Comedians Receive Awards at City Hall
February 13, 2020
African American comedians have been pushing the culture forward for many years. Last week, at Los Angeles City Hall, a select group of Black comedians was celebrated and received awards for their success and contributions in the entertainment industry. The city leaders who celebrated the comedians were Los Angeles City Council President Emeritus Herb J. Wesson and Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson. The celebration concluded with a tour of the Bridge Exhibit in the building. ... read more »
“Obviously: Stories from My Time Line” — Akilah Hughes’ hilarious book from the mind of an obviously bright woman
February 6, 2020
Her book has 31 chapters that I believe is a clear blue print to shaping a television show ... read more »
Comedian Michael Colyar Talks Motivation, New Tour & Overcoming Addiction
February 6, 2020
Michael Colyar is bringing motivation to the masses.   ... read more »
Master of Comedy Dave Chappelle Receives ‘Mark Twain Prize for American Humor’
October 31, 2019
Gifted with a spirit of perseverance, determination and extreme creative intelligence, the award recognizes Chappelle as one of the world’s greatest humorists. ... read more »
‘MICHAEL COLYAR’S MOMMA’ Charts “Ups, Downs and Zigs Zags” of Comedian’s Life
September 12, 2019
When comedian Michael Colyar talks to the LA Sentinel this past week, he has literally just had one of the most surreal experiences he’s ever had in his life. Not only did legendary soul musician Stevie Wonder just call into a radio talk show while Colyar was being interviewed, Wonder also asked Colyar for a ticket to one of the upcoming performances of his show Michael Colyar’s Momma. ... read more »
Comedian Kevin Hart Recovering from Back Surgery After Crash
September 6, 2019
Comedian Kevin Hart is recuperating today from surgery to repair a back injury suffered when his 1970 Plymouth Barracuda rolled down an embankment on Mulholland Highway in Calabasas.  ... read more »
Comedian Kevin Hart Injured in Southern California Car Crash, Wife Says He’s “Going to be Just Fine”
September 3, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Comic actor Kevin Hart’s wife says he’s “going to be just fine” following a ... that left him with a major back injury. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 19, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 19, 2019
On this day, August 19, 2017, comedian, actor, and civil rights activist Richard “Dick” Gregory, passed away in Washington D.C. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
‘The Boondocks’ Writers Discuss New Show ‘Sugar and Toys’, Social Commentary and Creativity
August 1, 2019
The Fuse late night television sketch comedy series highlights social commentary using humor. ... read more »
Jasmin Brown Is Funny Enough For Kevin Hart! Hosts ‘Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud’ On Bounce TV
June 19, 2019
Jasmin Brown is pretty. Jasmin Brown is determined.  Jasmin Brown is fascinating enough to garner one million followers on Instagram (Jasmin Brown ),  but the really cool thing about Ms. Brown is that she’s funny enough to be employed by comedy impresario, Kevin Hart which means that sis is hella-funny! ... read more »
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