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‘Girls Trip’ Crushes This Year’s Live-Actoin Comedy Movies With A $30.4 Million Weekend

Everyone made sure they saw Girls Trip over the weekend because the numbers definitely prove it. The live-action comedy starring Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and Tiffany Haddish has now had one of the biggest openings for a live-action comedy this year. Will Packer and his team of ladies…

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Sorry Folks: Jessica Williams Will Not Have Her Own Comedy Central Show, For Now

A while back when Jessica Williams left The Daily Show; it was revealed that the comedian will be looking at getting her own show on Comedy Central. Since then things have been rather quiet and Jessica has found herself busy on other projects. As she gets ready for newest film…

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Travis Jay Tells Comedy Hype He Hopes His Online-Special ‘Seriously Joking’ Pushes The UK Comedy Scene

When you think about the UK comedy scene what is the first thing that comes to mind?… Well some of us may not know that the UK offers a hub for comedy and even the urban comedy genre. On July 16th (Sunday) comedian Travis Jay is about to further step…

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Here’s The Official Trailer Of Jessica William’s Netflix Comedy, The Incredible Jessica James

On July 28th; Jessica Williams will be taking her film The Incredible Jessica James to Netflix. The comedy revolves around Jessica’s love life and centers on a relationship she creates with a recently single man. To get us ready for the film’s premiere; Netflix has now released the movie’s trailer….

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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 stage. In a now interview with Interview Magazine; Chappelle and Lamar had a moment to catch up and discuss their creative processes….

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An Interview With Seaton Smith: Black In Comedy, NYC Comedy Scene And More

This story was originally shared on The Classic Black Dude  Seaton Smith is one of the most interesting people Ive ever talked to. He laughs a lot, but many times you don’t know if its with you, or AT you. A “thinker” – he pauses before answering questions, acknowledging everything…

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Here’s The First Commercial For ‘The Comedy Get Down’ Series Coming To BET

A post shared by Eddie Griffin (@eddiegriffin) on Jul 5, 2017 at 9:00pm PDT If you were watching The BET Awards this year; you probably saw a first look of Charlie Murphy, Cedric The Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, DL Hughley and George Lopez’s series ‘The Comedy Get Down’. The series features…

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Deon Cole Talks With Comedy Hype: What He’s Learned From ‘Conan’ And Predicting Black-Ish’s Success

If you’re not familiar with the term, “Polymath”, you’re about to be. Deon Cole is the epitome of the term, Polymath; someone who has a wide range of knowledge in multiple subjects. Deon Cole is a standup comedy veteran and an actor whom you know from the shows such as,…

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Chris D’elia Tells Comedy Hype How Denzel Washington’s Movie Influenced The Name Of His Latest Netflix Special

Netflix has been cranking out comedy specials this year by offering some of the culture’s biggest names in comedy. Just this week, Chris D’Elia premiered his third hour special, Chris D’Elia: Man On Fire. The comedy special comes after Chris’s recent venture into Drama with upcoming film Life In A Year…

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4 Things We Learn About Just Nesh Before Her Comedy Central ‘Next Level’ Special

As mentioned, Kevin Hart has kicked off another stand-up series highlighting several upcoming people in comedy. This Sunday he will help introduce Just Nesh from Chicago on Comedy Central’s newest series Next Level with Kevin Hart. The half hour stand-up series serves as a new platform for stand-up comedians looking…