After spending a number of nights watching comedy programs of all shapes and sizes it seems to me that every black comics material is based on the fact they're black and they seem to have very little material outside of that.
Can anyone name me a black comic for whom this is not the case?
In the UK in the past few day's i've watched a huge number of shows with everyone from Lennie Henry, Stephen K Amos, Andi Osho, Gina Yashere, Chris Rock and many others.
I love comedy yet am reluctant to go and see a black comedian for the fact the material seems regurgitated amongst many and would like an open minded consideration of who has some alternative material?
Please be aware I do not believe this is being published in a racist manner (or with racially targeted overtones) and apologise if this offends someone- however I feel this is a valid question.
Bill Cosby, Wayne Brady. I don't know of every black comedian in the world so I don't know if every one is race based, I'm sure it's not. That being said, most stand up comedians take their material from what they have experienced in their own life; gay comedians talk about being gay, women comedians talk about being women, Jeff Foxworthy talks about being a redneck, etc.
Oh man! The fact that this forum exists is hilarious.
by MissJamieD4 years ago
I have so many that I recently wrote a hub about them but if I had to choose one...Nick Swardson.....boy from my home-state of Minnesota. One of the funniest dudes on earth:)
by Rastamermaid5 years ago
I love this guy he's good,clean funny and you can't hate on that.Yeah he's had alittle drama but compared to most Hollywood drama is minimal.He's got his show he's producing on TVOne and Big Momma's House 3 coming out,I...
by Eileen5 years ago
Just read this on facebook and thought it was hilarious with the replies so I thought of sharing this with my fellow hubbers to see what we will get..And here is my bandname:Black Waffle
by Cassie Smith5 years ago
I mean, what is Russell Brand famous for other than he's some guy from Britain who married a pop star.
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