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Monday, Sinbad‘s family reported to the Associated Press, that the legendary stand-up comedian and actor is recovering from a stroke. “It is out of sincere love that we share Sinbad, our beloved husband, and father, is recovering from a recent stroke,” his family said in a statement. Sinbad is known best for his comedic timing […]

2017 was a GREAT year for breakout comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish, and 2018 looks even brighter. Haddish and her She Ready production company just signed a 2 year pac with HBO developing new projects for the cable network. The deal comes after Haddish won the New York Film Critics Circle’s best supporting actress award […]

Comedian Bill Cosby performed his first stand-up gig since 2015, just a few months before his scheduled retrial for alleged sexual assault. Cosby told jokes about aging and going blind at the LaRose Jazz Club in Philadelphia, however, his performance was met with criticism on social media. Mr. Cosby went on trial in 2017 for […]

The family of Mr. Dick Gregory would like to officially announce that the “Celebration of Life” service for their beloved one has been scheduled for Saturday, September 16, 2017 in Landover, MD. (Washington, DC Area). Special Guests will include: Stevie Wonder, Minister Louis Farrakhan, C.T. Vivian, Martin Luther King III, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Ilyasah Shabazz (daughter […]

I was first introduced to Dick Gregory at an early age, my brother and I would sneak and listen to his comedy albums. He taught me to laugh as a child, and think as I became an adult. Gregory gained notoriety when he broke down barriers in the 1960s, opening doors for other black comedians. […]

Happy Birthday Eddie Murphy. Comedian, actor, writer, singer, and producer Eddie Murphy turns 56 today. Know for his roles in the movies “48 Hrs.”, “Beverly Hills Cops”, “Trading Places”, Coming to America and “The Nutty Professor”. Winner of Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in “Dreamgirls” and a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live […]

Comedian Tony Roberts talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show with Fridays co-host Lavell Crawford about why married comedians feel guilty when they’re on the road. You’ve got to watch to see how he fixes the problem. Watch below. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

Dave Chappelle’s recent appearance on SNL drew huge numbers, Chappelle touched on major subjects that included police shootings, Black Lives Matter and Harambe the gorilla. But it also drew more than a dozen complaints to the FCC from viewers who were miffed and took offense to Chappelle’s language. One complaint, his use of the n-word […]

With everything going on in the world, we need to laugh and laugh more often. Chris Rock brings the humor with “The Total Blackout Tour”, kicking of at DPAC in Durham, NC, February 14, 2017. What’s Rock been up to in the past nine years? Been a little busy, You know, writing ‘Pootie Tang 3’ […]

Comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish plays a game of  This or That with  The D.L. Hughely Show. She talks about Kolby Bryant’s retirement, female strippers pretending to be male strippers, growing…

Actor and comedian RodMan explains how he felt totally tricked into doing the film “Funny People,” in game of This or That with  The D.L. Hughely Show! Click on the…

  Veteran comedian and actor George Wallace will be presented with the Legend Award at the 24th annual Trumpet Awards hosted by Terrence J and Nia…