Dave Chapelle did a show recently and it’s supposed to be on Netflix. But for some reason, it got released on YT for free. I haven’t really watched all of it, but thought you might wish to view it when you have some time. I’m posting it now as it may not be free for long.
From the NY Post:
In a set rife with his signature searing social commentary (warning: the language is raw), the comedian touches on everything from George Floyd’s death to being unable to accept a Grammy Award on the day Kobe Bryant died, to the hypocrisy of conservative TV host Laura Ingraham — and even throws in a signature bit about Ja Rule for levity.
“It’s hard to figure out what to say about George Floyd, so I’m not going to say it yet,” Chappelle opens, flipping through a black notebook, later adding, “I got to tell you, this is like the first concert in North American since all this s–t happened, so like it or not, it’s history. It’s going to be in the books.”
The special was filmed on June 6 in Yellow Springs, Ohio, with coronavirus-era social distancing guidelines in place for attendees, including face masks and temperature checks. The comedy legend had not performed on stage in 87 days until the special, though he has since performed similarly intimate gigs around the Dayton area.
The video’s a bit unfiltered in tone which is OK with me. Chapelle poses various questions touching on racial justice.