A Chris Rock/Chappelle tour? Rock is trying to make it happen
January 26th, 2012
01:29 PM ET

A Chris Rock/Chappelle tour? Rock is trying to make it happen

Jay-Z and Kanye West might be atop the music business, but as a duo they’ve got nothing on comedic titans Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle.

According to Rock, the two stand-up icons have been in talks to hit the road together.

“I’ve been talking to Chappelle a lot,” Rock told New York magazine's Vulture at the Sundance Film Festival. “Been trying to get Chappelle to go on tour.”

Rock shared this news while doing press for his new flick, “What To Expect When You’re Expecting,” and of course it's been Chappelle who has been all but missing from spotlight.

Aside from an interview with a San Francisco radio station in August, rumors running wild about a “Chappelle Show” return and secret gigs throughout the country, the man himself has more or less stayed out of the spotlight.

Perhaps Rock - and a little inspiration from Jay-Z and Kanye’s platinum collaborative album, “Watch the Throne” - will pull Chappelle out of work limbo.

“You know I’m not the hard one,” Rock joked. “I’m trying to make that happen. After seeing Kanye and Jay-Z, I was like, ‘Me and Dave should do this.’”

Something we all agree would be "cray" - if it comes to pass.

soundoff (69 Responses)
  1. Tina W.

    Chris Rock/Dave Chapelle in concert! HOLY COW! Sign me up. I'm in.

    January 31, 2012 at 2:24 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Canopy

    Chris Rock is not funny to me but Chapelle is HILARIOUS! Dave would be better off pairing with Kevin Hart. As the comments indicate, Chris Rock can be polarizing.

    January 30, 2012 at 3:20 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Pam Jenkins

    Chapelle is the BEST! Oh my gawd I'd have to go see that one 🙂

    Come back Chapelle!!!

    January 29, 2012 at 6:34 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Leucadia Bob


    January 29, 2012 at 10:15 am | Report abuse |
  5. Gambit

    Making jokes on race is not that shocking or new. Technically the man that started it all was Paul Mooney. ( Genius ) might I add that created Chris and Dave. Louie C.K. is amazing discussing racial politics because one he respects people history and he learned from the best. Frankly I would totally welcome a Rock / Chappelle tour.

    January 27, 2012 at 4:36 pm | Report abuse |
  6. citizenUSA

    Please no!. That's too many white jokes for anyone to handle.

    January 27, 2012 at 12:22 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Dave

    Being racist in your act is one thing. However, continual use of the "N" word is no longer acceptable, even coming from a black man. People are being criminally charged for that word...athletes are suspended & fined for using that word, yet these hypocrites can't get 3 minutes into their act without using that word. Garbage. Hypocritical garbage.

    January 27, 2012 at 10:40 am | Report abuse |
    • Canopy

      I think you meant the F word. Used in some countries to discuss cigarettes.

      January 30, 2012 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
  8. tmama

    Please Please Please make this happen!!! This would be a fabulous show!

    January 27, 2012 at 9:58 am | Report abuse |
  9. MadCityBabe

    ICK.......I cant stand either one of them....when they first came on deck they were Eddie Murphy wannabees....I dont even like Eddie Murphy anymore................all three are annoying

    January 27, 2012 at 9:48 am | Report abuse |
  10. Zee

    Both of them can stay home. Give me Kevin Hart. Now he's FUNNY!!!

    January 27, 2012 at 9:34 am | Report abuse |
  11. .

    So i guess berber sokman JUGGERNAUT and frank are gay and michelle is a lesbian.............. ok then but i think chapelle is hilarious.

    January 27, 2012 at 9:07 am | Report abuse |
  12. j

    Chris Rocks sucks IMO-Chappelle is so much better than him. I don't like any of the racist comments and also Chris Rock created a movie that (once again) stereotypes black women even more. I have hair down to my waist THAT GROWS FROM MY SCALP thank you very much. We didn't need people to have one more thing to try and group us all together since some people seem to get their education from TV and movies unfortunately.

    January 27, 2012 at 6:14 am | Report abuse |
    • Canopy

      J I see your point but I think the point of "Good Hair" was to dispel the BLACK community's obsession with what's on your head. The obvious obsession is laced throughout your comment. You obviously hold your hair in high regard...but why? He explained the reasoning but failed to identify the historical context that the black community still maintains when it comes to identifying good vs. bad hair.

      January 30, 2012 at 3:25 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Irene Allen

    These two comdians r so funny!!! Gottalovethem;););)

    January 27, 2012 at 2:26 am | Report abuse |
  14. Poop's Nugget


    January 27, 2012 at 1:47 am | Report abuse |
  15. mischelle

    You faaags is way out there. I stay away from cox and just lik dat box! Us lez-bos...we gotta "stick" together. When we done with dat dil-do, it be sooo fresh!!

    January 27, 2012 at 12:55 am | Report abuse |
  16. Frank

    U know what I want!! A big ol frank-furter. A meaty kielbasa. A greasy sausage!! Give me your meat and on it I will beat!! I will take it so deep, even a twelve incher will disappear. I be walkin bowlegged for a month!!

    January 27, 2012 at 12:53 am | Report abuse |
  17. Berber

    Berber....Bieber....call me what you want. Just don't call me straight!! I iz a flamin fairy that just luvs to polish dem knobs! I make sure every last drop of goo is wiped down....down my throat!!

    January 27, 2012 at 12:50 am | Report abuse |
  18. @10:56


    January 27, 2012 at 12:12 am | Report abuse |
  19. Sokman

    Dey call me sokman cuz I be safe and glove up my package before I pack your fudge. I just wanna pump sum yung boyz!! Let's hit dat chute!!

    January 26, 2012 at 11:48 pm | Report abuse |


    January 26, 2012 at 11:46 pm | Report abuse |
  21. Sokman

    Chris Rock is hilarious. Chapelle, not so much. Rock & Lisa Lampinelle(sp?) would be good. They could close out each show by having her blow him

    January 26, 2012 at 11:18 pm | Report abuse |
  22. Berber

    We need something for Mexican people to go to! I know, maybe we could get two cartels to do something together.

    January 26, 2012 at 10:56 pm | Report abuse |
  23. I dont like you

    Dave Chappelle is busy counting his money. He doesn't need to work.

    January 26, 2012 at 10:44 pm | Report abuse |
  24. Comedian Bony Tanks

    I would LOVE to be the opening act for these two guys! (Hit me up on Facebook)

    January 26, 2012 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse |
  25. Chrissy

    This is obviously a dude trying to pose as a chick. What a putz! This butt pirate can't spell, has bad grammar and likes to pump his buddy's plump rump with his tiny stump. What a chump!!

    January 26, 2012 at 8:47 pm | Report abuse |
  26. mishelle

    Who is that really old guy to the far right? Is he father time? I bet his is 75000 years old. He still isnt a nasty vultue like that Mitt Romney though. That Mitt Romney is a corporate raider that made his fortune breaking up companies and firing workers. He seems like an evil vulture to me.

    January 26, 2012 at 8:44 pm | Report abuse |
  27. hey Leucadia Bob

    Are u and Lojenk the same person. Stop posting lame videos on these CNN blogs. Keep it up and I will ram a monster sized jig-a-boo meat stick right up your keister! I am guessing that you would love to have your pooper penetrated!!

    January 26, 2012 at 8:41 pm | Report abuse |
  28. Joe

    Im watching it right now. I think it is racist. How come there arent any of us black peoples up there talking?

    January 26, 2012 at 8:35 pm | Report abuse |
  29. Unique


    January 26, 2012 at 8:04 pm | Report abuse |
  30. ?

    These two would be great together. I don't know if Dave would ever do another Chapelles Show though. I think he like doing stand up more.

    January 26, 2012 at 8:00 pm | Report abuse |
  31. Leucadia Bob


    January 26, 2012 at 8:00 pm | Report abuse |
  32. arale norimaki

    chris tucker need a jon too "I think he is homeless"

    January 26, 2012 at 7:57 pm | Report abuse |
  33. ?mylove

    I would love to see this show! I hope they can make it happen.

    January 26, 2012 at 7:50 pm | Report abuse |
  34. Fat Rat

    You know the world is ending when white people complain about racism

    January 26, 2012 at 7:50 pm | Report abuse |
  35. dave

    Here is a question. When will there be a season 4 of dave chappelle?

    January 26, 2012 at 7:41 pm | Report abuse |
  36. Name*big D

    2 of the funniest mofos around it would be great !!!!

    January 26, 2012 at 7:15 pm | Report abuse |
  37. Jorge

    Joe. You clearly do not watch much comedy. Putting aside that your argument is stupid just from the perspective it comes from it's downright WRONG! Plenty of white comedians do start jokes like that. The only one who looks racist here is you.

    January 26, 2012 at 7:01 pm | Report abuse |
  38. Sandy

    So how is it ok to make fun of Fat People but not ok to make fun of race? If these two guys were racist and people took their jokes seriously then there would already have been second civil war. Heck, Rock would have single handedly started war with China. Those who think they are racist, need to go and do self assessment. Maybe you are the one who is racist. And BTW, I am not "person of color" and therefore I am not being biased.

    January 26, 2012 at 6:59 pm | Report abuse |
  39. battergrl

    Never thought Chapelle is funnier than Rock, different kind of humor

    January 26, 2012 at 6:54 pm | Report abuse |
  40. Name*alstonquan

    That would be something I will pay for with the economy in mind

    January 26, 2012 at 6:45 pm | Report abuse |
  41. Joe

    mmmmm ok.

    January 26, 2012 at 4:56 pm | Report abuse |
  42. Ted Montana

    Yeah ! And dont you forget it ! GAY SUPASTAR TO YOU !

    January 26, 2012 at 3:47 pm | Report abuse |
  43. Ted Montana

    Joe and Martin sure sound like gay people to me.

    January 26, 2012 at 3:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • Joe

      This coming from someone named Ted Montana? That sounds like a bad 70's gay porn star name.

      January 26, 2012 at 3:22 pm | Report abuse |
  44. Chrissy

    . . . . . as in, you sure sound firsty for a weenie you gay lesbean. . . . .

    January 26, 2012 at 3:06 pm | Report abuse |
  45. Chrissy

    It is correctly spelled weenie.

    January 26, 2012 at 2:58 pm | Report abuse |
  46. @Chrissy

    You're sure it was is nose and not his d!ck ?

    January 26, 2012 at 2:54 pm | Report abuse |
  47. JES

    Joe does bring up a very good point. Stupid political correctness has ruined comedy. If someone takes offence at a joke then they really need to be in therapy because they are very insecure about themselves and their race/beliefs.

    January 26, 2012 at 2:51 pm | Report abuse |
  48. Chrissy

    Yeah. Joe is obviously a gay lesbean tuuurdmiester. A retardid one.

    January 26, 2012 at 2:24 pm | Report abuse |
  49. melissa

    Dave Chapelle and Daniel Tosh are the 2 best comedians in the world. They are AWESOME !

    January 26, 2012 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse |
  50. Chrissy

    My son laffs so hard at Dave Chapelle that milk spews out his nose.

    January 26, 2012 at 1:55 pm | Report abuse |
  51. Joe

    Love how Chris Rock can make a career out of being racist......

    Imagine if a White comic's opening line was always 'So this Black guy comes up to me...'

    January 26, 2012 at 1:46 pm | Report abuse |
    • Poor you

      aww u mad bro? u mad? QQ

      January 26, 2012 at 1:49 pm | Report abuse |
    • @ Joe

      Maybe you forgot to realize... when they make jokes they don't leave anyone out, including their own color. Your comparison is White on Black... obvious difference.

      January 26, 2012 at 2:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • @Joe @Joe

      and why is everyone comedian of 'color' has to bring race into it? No funny stories about marriage? kids? being fat?

      January 26, 2012 at 2:53 pm | Report abuse |
    • mikey

      Chris rock racist???? Really man????

      Chris rock makes fun of black folks more than anyone????

      Stop trolling you loser!!!!

      January 26, 2012 at 6:03 pm | Report abuse |
    • @Joe

      There was this person named Joe standing on the corner.....

      January 26, 2012 at 7:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • nh

      OH! i got this im white... Hey joe, chris is a comedic genius & has made fun of more blacks than white. But you wouldn't know that cause your to busy talking out your fanny. ha Watch his stand-up " Never Scared". And you don't laugh you should go see a doctor....

      January 26, 2012 at 7:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • Sid

      Joe the Plumber is back

      January 26, 2012 at 8:32 pm | Report abuse |
    • Frank

      Joe, there is a white comedian who does that and is name is Louis C.K. Check out his album/video Chewed Up. One of the funniest people alive. He's also friends with Chris Rock.

      January 26, 2012 at 9:20 pm | Report abuse |



      January 26, 2012 at 10:03 pm | Report abuse |
    • wisdome4u2

      What are you....about 30? I guess you don't remember when whites did racist jokes....and in 'black face'!!! At least these two guys tell it like it is.

      January 27, 2012 at 7:46 pm | Report abuse |
    • SPW

      Plenty of white comedians have done that...

      January 29, 2012 at 2:17 am | Report abuse |
  52. sam

    I watched this show last night and it was incredible. T-O-O FUNNY ! Dave and Chris are the 2 funniest guys on Broadway.

    January 26, 2012 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • InternetSpy

      President Obama comments on these two!


      January 28, 2012 at 10:52 pm | Report abuse |

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