Dave Chappelle Opens Up About The ‘Ugly’ Side Of Will Smith After Oscar’s Slap

Comedy icon Dave Chappelle said Will Smith’s “mask” came off when he slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars earlier this year, revealing something ugly underneath. And he said he hopes the mask stays off. “A lot of people forget who Will Smith is,” Chappelle said during an event with Rock in Liverpool last week, according … Read more

Dave Chappelle’s zodiac sign fuels the need to cancel ‘woke’ America

Comedy—an art form that at its very best pushes boundaries and helps people to open their eyes to the varying opinions that exist within our world. When it comes to one of the most successful—and polarizing—comedians of the modern day, there are few that compare to the one-and-only Dave Chappelle. With some of the best … Read more

Preview: Earthquake and Donnell Rawlings at The Hobby Center

Sometimes the best things take time. It was long ago when stand-up comics Earthquake and Donnell Rawlings first started bumping into each at comedy shows in Washington, DC How long? “I hate to say it’s probably been 30 years… oh my God, I’m old as hell,” Rawling reflects with a big laugh. “A 30-year friendship.” … Read more

Mos Def Explains Why Kanye West Was Bound To Win 2007 Release Day Battle With 50 Cent: Report

In 2007, Ye and Fif released “Graduation” and “Curtis,” respectively, on the same day and Kanye outdid his peer in first week sales by almost 250K units. We’re not sure why Drink Champs made their episode with Yasiin Bey, Talib Kweli, and Dave Chappelle private, but it was recently available to the public, but for … Read more

Transgender community, supporters protest Dave Chappelle show in Santa Rosa

Transgender people and their allies are enraged over a decision to book comedian Dave Chappelle, for four shows beginning Tuesday night, at the Luther Burbank Center in Santa Rosa. The comedian’s show in Minneapolis was recently canceled and North Bay advocates are demanding the same thing happen here. “I was upset the moment I heard … Read more

Dave Chappelle Joins Chris Rock and Kevin Hart on Stage in NYC

Dave Chappelle Joins Chris Rock and Kevin Hart on Stage in NYC | PEOPLE.com Skip to content Top Navigation Close this dialog window Explore PEOPLE.com Close this dialog window Share & More Close this dialog window View image Dave Chappelle Joins Chris Rock and Kevin Hart on Stage in NYC: ‘Had to Sneak My Way … Read more

Dave Chappelle appears as surprise opener at the Chris Rock-Kevin Hart MSG show

Dave Chappelle appeared as a surprise warm-up act at Chris Rock and Kevin Hart’s packed Madison Square Garden show Saturday night — where he riffed about “cancel culture” and his recent on-stage attacker. The controversial comic, who was forced last week to move a Minneapolis show amid backlash, quipped that his LGBTQ-bashing jokes have made … Read more

First Avenue cancels Dave Chappelle show: “We hear you and we are sorry”

MINNEAPOLIS – Dave Chappelle’s last-minute Wednesday night appearance at First Avenue in Minneapolis has been moved, at the last minute, to another venue. The announcement was tweeted by First Avenue just hours before the comedian was set to take the stage. The show will now go on at the Varsity Theater in Dinkytown. The change … Read more

Netflix Premieres New Reality Show Bashing ‘Snowflakes’ After Comedy Controversies

Netflix has premiered a new reality series poking fun at “snowflakes” as it continues to deal with criticism following comedians’ anti-trans jokes on the streaming service. Netflix rolled out its seemingly “anti-woke” reality show “Snowflake Mountain” this week, UpRoxx reported. The series, according to its trailer’s YouTube description, depicts “ragtag stuck at home snowflakes with … Read more

Actually, Dave Chappelle Won’t Have A High School Theater Named After Him

There will no longer be a theater named after Dave Chappelle at his alma mater. On Monday night, Chappelle declined to put his name on a student theater at Duke Ellington School of the Arts due to controversy surrounding his jokes about the LGBTQ community in his Netflix special The Closer. Per The Washington Post, … Read more