Chris Rock Inspired by Jay-Z, Kanye West to Hit Road with Dave Chappelle

It looks like Dave Chappelle might step back into the limelight thanks to an unlikely source of inspiration: Jay-Z and Kanye West.

The two artists collaborated on the Watch The Throne album last year, which led to a tour, buddying two of the greatest to ever touch the mic. Now, inspired by The Throne union, Chris Rock, who is one the funniest in his field, has been trying to get fellow comedian Chappelle to go on tour together.

“I’ve been talking to Chappelle a lot. Been trying to get Chappelle to go on tour,” said Rock during an interview with Vulture Mag. “You know I’m not the hard one, but, I’m trying to make that happen. After seeing Kanye and Jay-Z, I was like, ‘me and Dave should do this.’”

The rumors of a possible trek first surfaced last October and it looks like Rock has not given up on the opportunity, not to mention, the success of Watch The Throne has given him more motivation.

In related news, Jay-Z recently revealed that he is not only planning on releasing another solo album this year, he plans on working on another Throne album with ‘Ye.

“It depends on how this thing finishes up,” Jay said in reference to his and Kanye’s current Watch the Throne Tour. “We — I say ‘we’ because I’m in Throne mode — we’re in a great place creatively. You might see a Jay, then Kanye and a Throne album next year. You know, we’re really in a great place creatively. We really found our zone.”—Nicholas Sella

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    Add Kevin Hart to that shit, and u gonna DEFINITELY have a sold out show EVERY NIGHT!!!

    • UBsore

      Settle that down now. Kevin Hart’s good and his latest special was fairly solid but he’s not at this level. JB Smoove’s last special was more outrageous then Kevin Hart’s.

      But it’s great what Hov and Yeezy did, because it inspires great shit like this. Two great comedic minds working together will really get stand up comedy big again in America, and I couldn’t think of two better people then Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle

    • felix



    Thank you for the above statement. Kevin ain’t on that level. what do u dudes see in that lame? its watch the throne.

    Now, kevin and katt williams can get together.


    Jay -Z and Kanye two of the best to ever touch a mic? You mean two of the most over rated to ever touch a mic.I dont get why people think they are so great. Biggie and Pac were great, Eminem is great, Rakim is great. Jay -Z and Kanye -good, really good ….not great.

    • thetruth

      The fact you said Eminem IS great as opposed to WAS automatically makes that statement invalid.

  • Stylistic

    Co-sign with NAPTOWNNUISANCE! If you put money record sales and fame in the equation then yeah Jay and Kanye are great!……Lyrically….there’s an unemployment line of old school artists and broke artists who are better than both of them. (KRS, Kane, Canibus, Joell Ortiz, Techn9ne (he’s not old school or broke but just sayin) Method Man, Gza, Masta Ace, Emcee Supernatural! Just to name some!…..and the Eminem is great statement “is” valid!