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COMEDIAN RICHARD PRYOR SIGNS WITH LAFF RECORDS, SETS STAGE FOR GROUND BREAKING CAREER

Jan. 10, 2013 by

Comedian Richard Pryor inked a deal with Laff Records it was announced today (January 10, 1971). Laff Records was a legendary, West coast independent record operation, which specializes in releasing adult-themed albums. Over the years, artists like Red Foxx, George

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Gil Scott Heron On Saturday Night Live With Richard Pryor

Dec. 13, 2009 by

Richard Pryor became the first African-American to host Saturday Night Live on December 13, 1975. Pryor’s foul mouth routines were so infamous that producers of SNL enacted a 7 second delay, to catch any possible mishaps, for the first time