In the 1960’s and 1970’s, the world of entertainment was trying to catch up with the civil rights movement in giving top tier roles to black entertainers to usher in a new wave of stars. Bill Cosby was one of the first African American in prominent roles on television.
Richard Pryor was considered to be the funniest man in the game, but his raw material didn’t make his work commercially friendly. The two men seemed to have a riff in their early days on the come up of their careers. Comedy Hype takes a look at why the legends were at odds in the video below.