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Dave Chappelle Lands Three Netflix Comedy Specials

Dave Chappelle will be making his return to the small screen next year, with three comedy specials set to air on Netflix.The projects will be the first television specials the comedian has done in 12...

A Tribe Called Quest: 'We May Be Tired But We’Re Not Going To Quit'

The hip hop group, which comprises of members Q-Tip, Jarobi White, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and the late Phife Dawg, released their first - and final - album in 18 years We got it from Here......

Dave Chappelle To Host 'Saturday Night Live'

‘Saturday Night Live’ has announced that Dave Chappelle is to host an episode of the long-running sketch and news series for the first time in his career on November 12th – which will also be...

Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock And John Mayer Jam At Comedy Cellar

The rocker and Chappelle had spent the day at the inaugural New York City Roots Picnic festival, where the funnyman delighted fans in between musical performances by the likes of D'Angelo, The Roots,...

Stevie Wonder And John Mayer Honour Prince At Jam Session

Comedian Dave Chappelle hosted an impromptu event at the No Name Club in Los Angeles, where nearly 200 people came together to pay tribute to Prince, who died last Thursday (21Apr16) at the...

Dave Chappelle Honours Pal Prince At San Francisco Show

The funnyman befriended the pop superstar after mimicking him for his cult TV sketch show, in which he portrayed a basketball-playing Prince who took the court in full stage outfit. Ironically, the...

John Legend To Produce Off-broadway Show

The All of Me singer is among the brains behind comedian Neal Brennan's upcoming solo show at the Lynn Redgrave Theater in New York. Brennan was a co-creator of comedian Dave Chappelle's...

John Legend Serenades Wife Chrissy Teigen For Birthday

The Sports Illustrated beauty turns 30 on Monday (30Nov15), but she, along with her family and friends, enjoyed a night out at the Comedy Cellar venue in the Big Apple. In an...

Dave Chappelle Launching Chicago Stand-up Residency

The funnyman announced on Wednesday (25Nov15) he is setting up shop at Illinois venue Thalia Hall for six straight nights, starting on 1 December (15). He plans to perform two shows a day...

Dave Chappelle Heckler Facing Trial Over Banana Peel Incident

The funnyman was in the middle of his routine at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe when Christian Englander threw the fruit skin at the stage, striking Chappelle in the leg....

Fans Demand Refunds From Dave Chappelle

The funnyman reportedly took to the stage at The Fillmore venue an hour late, and then allegedly spent the majority of the show smoking, rambling and slurring his speech. In video footage...

Man Arrested For Hitting Dave Chappelle With Banana Skin

The funnyman was in the middle of his routine at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Sante Fe when Christian Englander hurled the fruit skin at the stage. The peel struck Chappelle...

Kanye West Gives Dave Chappelle His Own Shoes

Rapper Kanye West was in a giving mood on Valentine's Day (14Feb15) as he presented his funnyman friend Dave Chappelle with a pair of his new sneakers.Just two days after the Stronger hitmaker debuted his...

Dave Chappelle Explains Why He "Loves Television," And Opens Up About His "Self-imposed Exile"

Dave Chappelle's Long-awaited return to showbiz, after dropping out of sight nearly 10 years ago, his being triumphant as the comedian was recently named one of GQ's Men of the Year, along with Chris Pratt,...

Unlikely Pairings - When Comedians And Musicians Come Together

Following surprising reports that Las Vegas rockers The Killers invited British comedian Jimmy Carr to join them onstage at V Festival, Contact Music looks at five of the most unlikely pairings from the worlds of...

Sinead O'connor Has A Mad Crush On Comedian Dave Chappelle

Singer Sinead O'connor is glad she has never met her comedy crush Dave Chappelle, because she fears any liaison would have landed her behind bars.In a revealing new Billboard interview, the Irish star, who insists...

Comedian Dave Chappelle Recalls Hilarious First Encounter Meeting Kanye West

After several years of avoiding chat shows and interviews, Dave Chappelle is back on the circuit and is as hilarious as ever.The 40 year-old comedian stopped by Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' on Friday (June 13th)...

Dave Chappelle To Perform With Nas At Radio City Music Hall

Actor/comedian Dave Chappelle is set to hit the stage with rapper Nas for a show at Radio City Music Hall.The reclusive Half Baked star will perform alongside the One Mic hitmaker on 23 June (14)...

Dave Chapelle Addresses Departure From Comedy Central: "I Never Quit"

Dave Chapelle returned to David Letterman's 'Late Show' for the first time in ten years on Tuesday night (June 10th), and clarified a few misconceptions.The 40 year-old was the star of his own comedy sketch...

Dave Chappelle Breaks Silence On Missing Out On $50m After Sudden 'Chappelle's Show' Ending

So Dave Chappelle has finally addressed the ending of his hit Comedy Central show, Chappelle's Show, which came to an abrupt and unexplained ending in the mid-noughties. Well, we say that but the comedian dodged...

Hartford Mayor Tells Dave Chappelle To "Quit Whining" Following Heckling Incident

Dave Chappelle stormed off stage during a recent performance in Hartford, Connecticut, after being subjected to a torrent of heckling and abuse from the crowd. Later in the week, the comic was on stage again...

Connecticut Mayor Hits Out At Dave Chappelle For Disparaging Comments

Comedian Dave Chappelle has come under fire from the Mayor of Hartford, Connecticut after joking about a nuclear bomb attack on the city following his frosty reception from fans at a stand-up gig there last...

"Dave Chappelle Should Quit Whining" Tweets Hartford's Mayor

Dave Chappelle has not made friends in the Connecticut city of Hartford. The comedian was treated to an onslaught of heckles last week at his come-back gig and stormed off stage. The comedian performed in...

Dave Chappelle Lashes Out At Connecticut Fans In New Stand-up Routine

Comedian Dave Chappelle has taken aim at fans in Hartford, Connecticut in his new stand-up routine after storming offstage during a comeback gig there last week (ends30Aug13) following a barrage of abuse from hecklers.The funnyman...

David Chappelle Tried A "Reverse Kramer" On Those "Young White Alcoholics"

When Michael Richards went crazy on stage, calling people all kind of awful things, many – including himself – thought his career was over. For some reason, far be it from us to guess why,...

Dave Chappelle Calls Heckling Hartford Crowd, "Young, White Alcoholics"

Nobody's quite sure what prompted Dave Chappelle to totally lose it during his show in Hartford, Connecticut, last week, but the comedian has since attacked the city and its inhabitants, suggesting that if North Korea...

Patton Oswalt Stands Up For Dave Chappelle After Gig Walkout

Patton Oswalt has leaped to defend fellow funnyman Dave Chappelle after the comic walked off stage at a gig on Thursday night (29Aug13) due to hecklers.The stand-up cut short his set at the Comcast Theater...

Dave Chappelle Storms Off Stage

Funnyman Dave Chappelle stormed off stage at a gig on his comeback tour on Thursday night (29Aug13) after suffering a barrage of abuse from hecklers, according to reports.The comedian was performing at a venue in...

Dave Chappelle Plans His Return With Summer Tour With Flight Of The Conchords

Dave Chappelle is planning one of his most major projects since he left showbiz behind in 2005, as the comic is going on tour with New Zealand's fourth best folk-comedy duo Flight of the Conchords....

Dave Chappelle Plots Comedy Comeback With U.s. Tour

Reclusive funnyman Dave Chappelle is returning to the spotlight to headline a U.S. comedy tour with the Flight Of The Conchords duo.The cult comedian, who was once considered among the world's funniest people, abruptly walked...

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