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8 items from 2016


Questlove Recalls How Jimmy Fallon Won Over the Roots

3 May 2016 10:29 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

On The Tonight Show Monday, Questlove recalled how Jimmy Fallon convinced the Roots to be his house band. 

Comedy writer and Chappelle's Show co-creator Neal Brennan initially suggested the Roots to Fallon, but the comedian was skeptical. Even Questlove admitted that at that point in their careers, the Roots had achieved self-sufficiency and were wary about going in a new direction.

The group entertained Fallon at a Roots gig at UCLA. "I was backstage doing an interview and then when I walked out my dressing room, you [Fallon] had somehow managed »

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Dave Chappelle Mourns Prince's Sudden Death as 'Black 9/11': 'It's So Much Better That We Grieve Together'

24 April 2016 9:40 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Like much of the rest of the world, Dave Chappelle was devastated by Prince's sudden death last week, and almost canceled his Friday morning show in San Francisco, according to the Chronicle. But he chose not to, and instead turned a four-hour set into a set of remembrances of and riffs on the pop icon's decades-spanning legacy. "This is black 9/11," Chappelle told the audience after taking the stage about 2 a.m., according to the Chronicle (via Vulture). "It's so much better that we grieve together," he said. Chappelle admitted that "I almost thought about not coming tonight, but my band was like, »

- Adam Carlson, @acarlson91

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Dave Chappelle Mourns Prince's Sudden Death as 'Black 9/11': 'It's So Much Better That We Grieve Together'

24 April 2016 9:40 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Like much of the rest of the world, Dave Chappelle was devastated by Prince's sudden death last week, and almost canceled his Friday morning show in San Francisco, according to the Chronicle. But he chose not to, and instead turned a four-hour set into a set of remembrances of and riffs on the pop icon's decades-spanning legacy. "This is black 9/11," Chappelle told the audience after taking the stage about 2 a.m., according to the Chronicle (via Vulture). "It's so much better that we grieve together," he said. Chappelle admitted that "I almost thought about not coming tonight, but my band was like, »

- Adam Carlson, @acarlson91

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Dave Chappelle -- Prince's Death Was A Loss For Everyone (Video)

24 April 2016 12:45 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

[[tmz:video id="0_belxyvpr"]] Dave Chappelle got emotional when remembering Prince ... just one night after calling the singer's death the "Black 9/11." Dave hit up The Nice Guy in West Hollywood Saturday night when our photog asked about Prince. At first, Dave was shy to talk about it ... but then called the loss something that's hit home for everyone. It was reported Dave called Prince's death the "Black 9/11" at a show in San Francisco Friday ... saying it's important everyone grieves together. »

- TMZ Staff

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Prince -- Charlie Murphy Speaks Out (Video)

22 April 2016 12:45 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

[[tmz:video id="0_yzso3xna"]] Charlie Murphy is reflecting on his most famous basketball opponent ... opening up about how Prince didn't just change music -- he changed the world.  Of course, Charlie's "Chappelle's Show" sketch about his pick-up game with Prince is legendary ... but Murphy says it shouldn't have been a shock that His Purpleness was such an incredible athlete.  "If you seen his last show, how could you not watch his show and go, 'That dude is an athlete! »

- TMZ Staff

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'Chappelle's Show' Star Donnell Rawlings -- Philly Fight Was Racial Profiling ... I'm Not Katt Williams! (Video)

14 March 2016 2:18 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

[[tmz:video id="0_xznyerg8"]] Donnell Rawlings says race was definitely a factor when fists started flying outside a Philadelphia restaurant early Sunday morning. The "Chappelle's Show" star touched down at Lax on Monday, and told us the whole incident felt like a "Trump rally" because the entire restaurant turned on a "black guy that might have raised his voice a little bit." As we first reported, police were called when Donnell was accused of a dine and dash. He »

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Chappelle's Donnell Rawlings -- All Out Brawl Over Unpaid Tab (Video)

13 March 2016 12:09 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

[[tmz:video id="0_22wsayd1"]] 'Chappelle's Show' star Donnell Rawlings was furiously fist-swinging during an unresolved dispute over an unpaid restaurant tab ... and it was caught on video. Donnell tells us he was chowing down at Little Pete's in Philly for breakfast Sunday when he walked out for a smoke.  He says the waitress followed him and started screaming, accusing him of dining and dashing.  He says she never gave him a chance to pay. A Little Pete's employee begs to differ, »

- TMZ Staff

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Chappelle’s Show Co-creator Neal Brennan Discusses the Black White-Supremacist Sketch

3 February 2016 2:01 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

When the first episode of Chappelle's Show aired in January 2003, audiences were blown away by an audacious Frontline parody about Clayton Bigsby, a blind black man who also happened to be a leader in the white-supremacy movement. Among the many offensive lines: "The message of my books is very simple: niggers, Jews, homo-sexuals, Mexican, A-rabs, and all different sorts of chinks stink, and I hate 'em!" Created by Dave Chappelle and white comedian, actor, and director Neal Brennan, the nine-minute bit was an immediate hit among fans and remains a historically daring sketch. Vulture caught up with Brennan to discuss how the segment was inspired by Dave's blind grandfather, Comedy Central's reaction, and why they didn't think it was any different from their other sketches.What were the origins of the sketch? It was based on Dave's grandfather, who was mixed-race and blind. The day Martin Luther King got shot, »

- Dan Reilly

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