(Originally posted in March, 2011)
Celebrating and honoring a legend by presenting you with some of the funniest sh*t you’ll ever hear, from the REAL KING OF COMEDY, Richard Pryor. It’s very difficult to get access to this video online, but of course, Lisa Ford delivers.
Pryor was known for uncompromising examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues, which employed colorful vulgarities, and profanity, as well as racial epithets (Wiki). And he won five Grammys in the “Best Comedy Recording” category for “That Nigger’s Crazy” (1974), “Is It Something I Said?” (1975), “Bicentennial Nigger” (1976), “Rev Du Rite” (1981) and “Live On the Sunset Strip” (1982). The Clip below is my favorite…
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