I just received one of the coolest things ever and it’s not even my birthday.
And it is all thanks to mofunkin’ Twitter.
“W. Kamau Bell is in the vanguard of a new era of American comedy for an unsettling, troubling, and strangely hopeful time. Firmly in the fearless tradition of Mort Sahl, Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor, & Chris Rock. Comedy as common sense purged of the absurd hypocrisy that is Our America.” — Vernon Reid, founder & songwriter & guitarist of Living Colour.
If music is influential then I’m more than 50% Living Colour, cuz I’ve listened to them more than half my life. And I have certainly listened to them more than any other band. (Fishbone is a close second. Then 24-7 Spyz… Then Urban Dance Squad.. Oops! I forgot Hendrix… Dang!) Anyway, It may sound like an exaggeration but without Vernon and Living Colour, I wouldn’t be anything close to the who I am today. If you like those things, thank them. If you don’t, then blame me.
You probably remember Living Colour for THIS…
But make no mistake. They are still out there making the myths…
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