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Exclusive: Michael Blackson Shares He Would Have Roasted Richard Pryor If Pryor Had An Instagram

On Feb. 11th at 10PM/9C on BET, Michael Blackson will host the first ever Social Awards. The awards show will celebrate the best of social media and online…

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Richard Pryor: My Unlikely Inspiration

Eddie Griffin told me some incredible Richard Pryor stories.  “If I thought about it, I could be bitter, but I don’t feel like being bitter. Being bitter makes…

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Hey Pam Grier, Jay Pharoah Is Interested In Being Your Richard Pryor For Biopic

Yesterday we noted that Pam Grier was eyeing to one day get her biopic on the big screen. In a original interview with the Associated Press, Grier went…

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Pam Grier Wants Jay Phraroah To Play Richard Pryor In Her Biopic

For 18 months, Pam Grier dated the iconic Richard Pryor. Their relationship was well documented to have it’s ups and downs. In her book, Foxy: My Life in…

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Interview: Kendrick Lamar Tells Dave Chappelle, “When I Look At Comedy, At Richard Pryor, At You…It’s All Self-Expression”

When you think about Dave Chappelle and Kendrick Lamar you can’t help but compare the two despite having different backgrounds. Both men have dominated in their crafts on…

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Richard Pryor Biopic To Now Be Produced By Jay Z And Lee Daniels Returns To Direct

At one point it was uncertain wether the Richard Pryor biopic was moving forward when it was revealed that EMPIRE’s Lee Daniels decided to no longer direct the…

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Lee Daniels Drops Out Of Director Seat Of Richard Pryor Biopic

Shocking news has been revealed, the now long-awaited Richard Pryor biopic will no longer be directed by famed producer Lee Daniels. According to sources the reasoning behind Daniels…

JB Smoove Calls Chris Rock “This Generations Richard Pryor”

JB Smoove Calls Chris Rock “This Generations Richard Pryor”

Yesterday for a stop by Hot 97, JB Smoove spoke with the morning show team to rundown his latest endeavors. Apart of his conversation, JB discussed Larry David…

Mike Epps Sits Down With Hot 97: Explains Prepping For Pryor And Breaking Into Comedy

Mike Epps Sits Down With Hot 97: Explains Prepping For Pryor And Breaking Into Comedy

2016 is starting off to be a big year for Mike Epps, as he looks forward to playing Richard Pryor, Uncle Buck series, tour, and more. This morning…