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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Comedian Dave Chappelle speaks onstage during the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City.

BEFORE I  BEGIN, LET ME ASK YOU THIS, HAVE YOU SEEN THE DAVE CHAPPELLE COMEDY SPECIAL ON NETFLIX ?! LETS START THERE. ITS CALLED THE “THE CLOSER”. HE SAID THAT THIS WOULD BE HIS LAST SPECIAL FOR A WHILE AND THAT HE HAD SOME SPECIFIC THINGS HE WANTED TO ADDRESS.

THIS IS A CLEVER, FUNNY, HEART TO HEART AND WELL WRITTEN SET DELIVERED BY DAVE. OF COURSE , WE JUST CAN’T HAVE IT STOP THERE, WITH IT BEING ONE OF THE BEST COMEDY SPECIALS THAT I’VE SEEN THIS YEAR…WE HAVE TO HAVE CONTROVERSY . THE TRUTH IS ALWAYS HARD TO HEAR AND ACCEPT EVEN IF ITS IN THE FORM OF JOKES. DAVE IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST VOICES PERIOD, AND ESPECIALLY WITHIN THE BLACK COMEDY AND COMMUNITY. EVERYBODY IS SO SENSITIVE NOW A DAYS THAT ITS HARD TO DO A COMEDY SET IN WHERE NO ONE WILL GET OFFENDED.

SOMEONE WILL GET OFFENDED. WHEN HE DIRECTED HIS MONOLOGUE TOWARD THE LBGTQ COMMUNITY, THINGS GOT REAL…REAL FAST. HIS WRITING IS CLEVER, ITS GENIUS AND HE HAS A FREEDOM THAT COMES WITH BEING RICH AND FAMOUS THAT MAKES HIM COMFORTABLE IN HIS OWN SKIN TO SAY HIS TRUTH, HIS ART THAT YOU CAN INTERPRET HOW YOU WANT BUT ITS STILL HIS TRUTH. NO MATTER HOW YOU SAY SOME THINGS IT WON’TBE GOOD ENOUGH FOR ALL WHO HEAR IT. THERE ARE TWO WAYS TO LISTEN, TO RESPOND OR UNDERSTAND, I DON’T THINK ENOUGH PEOPLE DO THE LATTER. WE NEED THE DAVE CHAPPELLES OF THE WORLD ESPECIALLY IN THE COMEDY WORLD. I THINK HIS SPECIAL WAS BRILLIANT IN ITS CAPACITY AND DELIVERY AS I THINK HE IS AS WELL..BRILLIANT. WATCH THE SPECIAL ON NETFLX AND TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK. PEACE.