Lavell Crawford and Vlad Debate Chris Rock Being One of the Great Comedians
Lavell Crawford has a diverse roster of comedy heroes. Here, he talks about what qualities make a comedian “great”: according to Crawford, it’s the ability to make someone laugh so hard they can’t breathe. He cites Bernie Mac, Martin Lawrence, Dave Chappelle, Richard Pryor, Ellen Degeneres, Rodney Dangerfield, and more as comedians he personally looks up to. He also gives Vlad his thesis on Chris Rock: that he’s a great, but that his material too “manicured.” “Once you get fame, it takes away from it,” Lavell says. Watch above.