Cedric The Entertainer Discusses Emmys and Career on BNC GO

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He joined Jimmy Marlow V on BNC GO to discuss a wide range of topics.

Cedric the Entertainer is one of “The Original Kings of Comedy,” along with Steve Harvey, D. L. Hughley and the late Bernie Mac. He is a cultural icon, an accomplished actor and one of the funniest men in the history of entertainment. 

“The main thing is to allow yourself to think about the things you really want to talk about. You don’t even really have to formulate it as a joke, just what are the things I want to do,” the actor said. 

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Also, he will be hosting television’s biggest night, the 73rd Annual Primetime Emmys, which will kick off this Sunday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. EST. Cedric expressed his excitement when he got the call to host the event. 

“For me as a standup, that had me hyped and really excited about that. Everybody is doing the whole COVID protocols and we’re following all the compliances. It’s going to be great to have all the celebs in the house, a few fans and celebrating television,” he said. 

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Cedric the Entertainer is also known as an ambassador to the African American community.  

“Often times, there’s a fatigue that comes with so much of the things that we have to fight uphill on, social injustice, economic injustice, health care and COVID disparity. Our key thing is for each and every one of us to know that we have something to say and keep our foot in the gas.” 

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