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Deon Cole Envisions Selling-Out An Arena With DeRay Davis, Lil Rel, Corey Holcomb, Hannibal Burress And More

In a scene that was cut from our ‘Deon Cole-Ish: Still Here’ feature, we get … More The post Deon Cole Envisions Selling-Out An Arena With DeRay Davis, Lil Rel, Corey Holcomb, Hannibal Burress And More appeared first on HipHopIllustrated.com | Comedy Network. HipHopIllustrated.com | Comedy Network The post Deon…

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CNN’s ‘History Of Comedy’ Creators Talk With Comedy Hype: What Great Comedians Have In Common, In Living Color In Today’s World, And More

Tonight, CNN is set to air the second season of ‘The History Of Comedy’ at 10 P.M. ET/PT. The feature which comes from Sean Hayes (of Will And Grace) alongside producing partner Todd Milliner, will now offer another examination of topics in comedy. For the new season; Mo’Nique, Kennen Ivory Wayans, Jim…

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Katt Williams, Tiffany Haddish, Donald Glover, And More Land Emmy Nominations

Today the nominations for the 2018 Emmys have been announced. This year, comedy was in full effect as names like Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish, Donald Glover, Kenan Thompson, Leslie Jones, and more landed nominations. ‘Atlanta FX’ and ‘Black-ish’ found themselves with several nominations. Over the last few years, there have…

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‘Uncle Drew’ Starring Lil Rel, Kyrie Irving & More Scores $15.5 Million During Its Opening Weekend

What started off as a comedic series of commercials for Pepsi has now become a solid film at the Box Office. Over the weekend, audiences were able to finally catch ‘Uncle Drew’ starring Lil Rel alongside NBA player Kyrie Irving and others. According to reports, ‘Uncle Drew’ officially gained $…

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Atlanta’s Laughing Skull Booker Reveals Top Comic Mistakes, How To Get Booked, Networking Tips & More On ‘Hot Breath! Podcast’

Getting booked at a comedy club can be one of the most difficult and frustrating things a comedian tries to do. I know I have personally struggled with this internal dialogue of “don’t they know who I am?” Many comics share this resentment, which is exactly why I decided to…

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Jak Knight Tells Comedy Hype About His Netflix Debut, Thoughts On A Kanye West Presidency, Plus More

Comedian Jak Knight is doing comedy his way and it’s paying off in his favor. Not only has Jak achieved things that some people could only dream of, like opening for Dave Chappelle and writing for Nick Kroll’s animated Netflix show, “Big Mouth”, but now Jak is making his Netflix…

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Here’s The Trailer To Netflix’s ‘The Comedy Lineup’ Feat. Michelle Buteau, Jak Knight, Sam Jay And More

Netflix is now ready to release its next wave of 15-minute comedy specials. Today, the trailer for the network’s ‘The Comedy Lineup’ premiered and it looks to get people familiar with 8 emerging stand-up comedians. For ‘The Comedy Lineup’, we will see comedians Michelle Buteau, Ian Karmel, Taylor Tomlinson, Sam Jay, Phil…

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Marlon Wayans Stops By ‘The Breakfast Club’ And Opens Up About His Thoughts On Marriage, Family, Series, And More

Tonight, Marlon Wayans will premiere season 2 of his series ‘Marlon’ over at NBC. On the show, Marlon plays an unconventional dad who is raising kids with his Ex-wife played by actress Essence Atkins. Wayans is also joined by actors Bresha Webb and Diallo Riddle in the series. To promote all of…

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Get Ready To See More Of ‘Yamaneika Saunders’ On TV, Joins The Cast Of Bravo’s ‘Kandi Koated Nights’

Back in May, Comedy Hype would release a list of 7 women of color in comedy that we felt people should know. The selected women have been quietly building their brands and it’s only a matter of time they’ll be household names. Yamaneika Saunders out of New York City would…

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Tracee Ellis Ross Stops By Desus & Mero: Talks Girlfriends, Diana Ross, And More

Last night on a new episode of ‘VICELAND’s ‘Desus & Mero’, Tracee Ellis Ross would stop by. In her talk with the fellas, Ross would go on to discuss a little more about her career and outlook on things. They would even touch on her past of being Joan on…