Review: Def Comedy Jam 25, on Netflix
What does it mean to be black in America? I cannot pretend to truly know myself, but I can turn to my friends with empathy and listen to them, put myself in their shoes. A full generation before Black Lives Matter, Russell Simmons and Stan Lathan were making sure black comedians mattered by giving t... [Read More]
Review: Def Comedy Jam 25, on Netflix
What does it mean to be black in America? I cannot pretend to truly know myself, but I can turn to my friends with empathy and listen to them, put myself in their shoes. A full generation before Black Lives Matter, Russell Simmons and Stan Lathan were making sure black comedians mattered by giving t... [Read More]
Review: Def Comedy Jam 25, on Netflix
What does it mean to be black in America? I cannot pretend to truly know myself, but I can turn to my friends with empathy and listen to them, put myself in their shoes. A full generation before Black Lives Matter, Russell Simmons and Stan Lathan were making sure black comedians mattered by giving t... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle, Cedric The Entertainer, Martin Lawrence and more show up in the Def Comedy Jam 25 trailer
25 years ago Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam defined urban comedy. The show was a no-holds-barred arena to test the… MORE Dave Chappelle, Cedric The Entertainer, Martin Lawrence and more show up in the Def Comedy Jam 25 trailer appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Netflix celebrating 25th anniversary of Def Comedy Jam with all-star tribute special
The 25th anniversary of Def Comedy Jam is not going unnoticed by Netflix. Sure, Russell Simmons has revived the brand for HBO, where it debuted originally in 1992, with a new season of All Def Comedy hosted by Tony Rock, coming this December. But before that happens, Netflix will celebrate Def Comed... [Read More]
Watch a preview scene from The Comedy Get Down on BET with George Lopez, Cedric The Entertainer and D.L. Hughley
Fresh off of the summer TCA rounds, BET has released this scene from the upcoming sketch-reality series The Comedy Get Down, starring Cedric The Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy. In this scene, George, Ced and D.L. meet with one of their sponsors to try to ne... [Read More]
The late Charlie Murphy will still co-star in BET’s The Comedy Get Down, coming Fall 2017
Charlie Murphy (“Charlie Murphy!”) may have died in April, but his comic legacy lives on, not only in the fourth season of Power on Starz, which began airing this summer — but also the forthcoming first season of The Comedy Get Down, coming to BET. BET had announced the semi-script... [Read More]
Eddie Griffin posted this clip of his all-star new BET show “The Comedy Get Down”
Eddie Griffin has posted a short clip of The Comedy Get Down cast talking about their new BET show, a semi-scripted… MORE Eddie Griffin posted this clip of his all-star new BET show “The Comedy Get Down” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Eddie Griffin posted this clip of his all-star new BET show “The Comedy Get Down”
Eddie Griffin has posted a short clip of The Comedy Get Down cast talking about their new BET show, a semi-scripted… MORE Eddie Griffin posted this clip of his all-star new BET show “The Comedy Get Down” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]