Listen: Richard Pryor, Paul Mooney, Patty Hearst discussed on Toure Show
"It's like eating a rich desert. You don't have to pretend that the richness there. It's just there for you. The song is amazing mazing. I ju- on all the times i performed it live you know as as a second encore <hes> and it was just it was a no no brainer in now and just so great that you know that they gave me that showcase so take me back to the beginning. You're on the richard pryor show which is one of the great television shows of all time he was only four episodes yeah sadly sadly i mean like what was that like working with richard being part of that show well of course paul mooney who was my mentor who discovered me along with this woman lotus weinstock who was also bryant comedian and songwriter the first night i got up at the the ye little club in beverly hills on cannon drive. Mooney got all the young comedians and performers on that show and richard of course bring everybody 'cause. I'm gonna need some help and paul. Was you know one was the head writer and it was just fun. I mean richard was just such a sweet man. He was open and noncompetitive and got a kick out of everybody would last stand there and laugh at people would you learn from him as a comedian just more than anything his humanity and his ability to tap into his life and tragedy and sadness and be able to transform it constantly. You know somebody to be a man of color. Learn that generation you know beaten denigrated treated like you know a dog you know instill rise above bob of course ultimately defeated him because i think the pain was too much says it has been for billie holiday and countless others who we'll have been brilliant now. How much can you take and how much can you process installed. Get up there and do it was your favorite moment from <hes> <hes> the richard pryor show. I think <hes> when i played like patty hearst i thought the u._s.."