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Stranger Things And Westworld Win Big At Creative Arts Emmys

'Stranger Things' and 'Westworld' each picked up five awards at the second part of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sunday (10.09.17).The Netflix series picked up the coveted Drama Series Casting accolade, which is often...

Chris Brown's $100k Hurricane Harvey Pledge

Chris Brown has pledged $100,000 to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey following an appeal by Kevin Hart. The 'Beautiful People' singer has announced he will make the donation after millions of people's lives were...

Amy Schumer Clears Up Equal Pay Row Over Netflix Special

Amy Schumer has taken to Instagram to clear up some misinterpretations that have been made after a report concerning the amount she’s being paid to appear in a new Netflix comedy special.The 36 year old...

Amy Schumer Hits Back At Critics

Amy Schumer has hit back at criticism of her salary increase for Netflix.The star initially negotiated an $11 million deal for 'The Leather Special' which will air on the streaming service but after discovering that...

Jerry Seinfeld Tops Highest-paid Comedians List

Jerry Seinfeld has been named the highest-paid comedian in the world.The 63-year-old comic dropped to second place on Forbes' annual rankings last year, but regained the top-spot with earnings of a staggering $69 million, largely...

Dave Chappelle Addresses Police Brutality At Hometown Council Meeting

The 43-year-old spent part of his childhood in Yellow Springs and now lives in the small Ohio community, where police officers were accused of adopting heavy-handed tactics after using tasers on two people...

A Date For Dave Chappelle's Netflix Comedy Special Is Finally Revealed

It's been a long, long time, but Dave Chappelle is finally back with an all new comedy event coming exclusively to Netflix this Spring. In fact, he'll be debuting not one but two stand-up specials...

Dave Chappelle Lands Three Netflix Comedy Specials

Dave Chappelle will be making his return to the small screen next year, with three comedy specials set to air on Netflix.The projects will be the first television specials the comedian has done in 12...

A Tribe Called Quest: 'We May Be Tired But We’Re Not Going To Quit'

The hip hop group, which comprises of members Q-Tip, Jarobi White, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and the late Phife Dawg, released their first - and final - album in 18 years We got it from Here......

Dave Chappelle To Host 'Saturday Night Live'

‘Saturday Night Live’ has announced that Dave Chappelle is to host an episode of the long-running sketch and news series for the first time in his career on November 12th – which will also be...

Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock And John Mayer Jam At Comedy Cellar

The rocker and Chappelle had spent the day at the inaugural New York City Roots Picnic festival, where the funnyman delighted fans in between musical performances by the likes of D'Angelo, The Roots,...

Stevie Wonder And John Mayer Honour Prince At Jam Session

Comedian Dave Chappelle hosted an impromptu event at the No Name Club in Los Angeles, where nearly 200 people came together to pay tribute to Prince, who died last Thursday (21Apr16) at the...

Dave Chappelle Honours Pal Prince At San Francisco Show

The funnyman befriended the pop superstar after mimicking him for his cult TV sketch show, in which he portrayed a basketball-playing Prince who took the court in full stage outfit. Ironically, the...

John Legend To Produce Off-broadway Show

The All of Me singer is among the brains behind comedian Neal Brennan's upcoming solo show at the Lynn Redgrave Theater in New York. Brennan was a co-creator of comedian Dave Chappelle's...

John Legend Serenades Wife Chrissy Teigen For Birthday

The Sports Illustrated beauty turns 30 on Monday (30Nov15), but she, along with her family and friends, enjoyed a night out at the Comedy Cellar venue in the Big Apple. In an...

Dave Chappelle Launching Chicago Stand-up Residency

The funnyman announced on Wednesday (25Nov15) he is setting up shop at Illinois venue Thalia Hall for six straight nights, starting on 1 December (15). He plans to perform two shows a day...

Dave Chappelle Heckler Facing Trial Over Banana Peel Incident

The funnyman was in the middle of his routine at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Santa Fe when Christian Englander threw the fruit skin at the stage, striking Chappelle in the leg....

Fans Demand Refunds From Dave Chappelle

The funnyman reportedly took to the stage at The Fillmore venue an hour late, and then allegedly spent the majority of the show smoking, rambling and slurring his speech. In video footage...

Man Arrested For Hitting Dave Chappelle With Banana Skin

The funnyman was in the middle of his routine at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in Sante Fe when Christian Englander hurled the fruit skin at the stage. The peel struck Chappelle...

Kanye West Gives Dave Chappelle His Own Shoes

Rapper Kanye West was in a giving mood on Valentine's Day (14Feb15) as he presented his funnyman friend Dave Chappelle with a pair of his new sneakers.Just two days after the Stronger hitmaker debuted his...

Dave Chappelle Explains Why He "Loves Television," And Opens Up About His "Self-imposed Exile"

Dave Chappelle's Long-awaited return to showbiz, after dropping out of sight nearly 10 years ago, his being triumphant as the comedian was recently named one of GQ's Men of the Year, along with Chris Pratt,...

Unlikely Pairings - When Comedians And Musicians Come Together

Following surprising reports that Las Vegas rockers The Killers invited British comedian Jimmy Carr to join them onstage at V Festival, Contact Music looks at five of the most unlikely pairings from the worlds of...

Sinead O'connor Has A Mad Crush On Comedian Dave Chappelle

Singer Sinead O'connor is glad she has never met her comedy crush Dave Chappelle, because she fears any liaison would have landed her behind bars.In a revealing new Billboard interview, the Irish star, who insists...

Comedian Dave Chappelle Recalls Hilarious First Encounter Meeting Kanye West

After several years of avoiding chat shows and interviews, Dave Chappelle is back on the circuit and is as hilarious as ever.The 40 year-old comedian stopped by Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' on Friday (June 13th)...

Dave Chappelle To Perform With Nas At Radio City Music Hall

Actor/comedian Dave Chappelle is set to hit the stage with rapper Nas for a show at Radio City Music Hall.The reclusive Half Baked star will perform alongside the One Mic hitmaker on 23 June (14)...

Dave Chapelle Addresses Departure From Comedy Central: "I Never Quit"

Dave Chapelle returned to David Letterman's 'Late Show' for the first time in ten years on Tuesday night (June 10th), and clarified a few misconceptions.The 40 year-old was the star of his own comedy sketch...

Dave Chappelle Breaks Silence On Missing Out On $50m After Sudden 'Chappelle's Show' Ending

So Dave Chappelle has finally addressed the ending of his hit Comedy Central show, Chappelle's Show, which came to an abrupt and unexplained ending in the mid-noughties. Well, we say that but the comedian dodged...

Hartford Mayor Tells Dave Chappelle To "Quit Whining" Following Heckling Incident

Dave Chappelle stormed off stage during a recent performance in Hartford, Connecticut, after being subjected to a torrent of heckling and abuse from the crowd. Later in the week, the comic was on stage again...

Connecticut Mayor Hits Out At Dave Chappelle For Disparaging Comments

Comedian Dave Chappelle has come under fire from the Mayor of Hartford, Connecticut after joking about a nuclear bomb attack on the city following his frosty reception from fans at a stand-up gig there last...

"Dave Chappelle Should Quit Whining" Tweets Hartford's Mayor

Dave Chappelle has not made friends in the Connecticut city of Hartford. The comedian was treated to an onslaught of heckles last week at his come-back gig and stormed off stage. The comedian performed in...

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