Bigger & Blacker

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bigger & Blacker
Live album by Chris Rock
Released July 13, 1999
Recorded May 1999
Genre Comedy
Length 67:53
Label DreamWorks
Producer Prince Paul & Don Newkirk
Chris Rock chronology
Roll with the New
(1997)
Bigger & Blacker
(1999)
Never Scared
(2005)

Bigger & Blacker is an album by Chris Rock, originally released on July 13, 1999, on the Dreamworks label. The album features live stand-up comedy tracks recorded for an HBO special at the Apollo Theater in Harlem and studio-recorded comic sketches, featuring Ol' Dirty Bastard, Biz Markie, Gerald Levert, Ali LeRoi, Wanda Sykes, Kaz Silver, Horatio Sanz, Ice Cube, Kali Londono, Don Newkirk, Kate Wright, and Nneka Kai Morton.

The HBO special premiered on July 10, 1999 and directed by Keith Truesdell. Slick Rick opened for Rock with 'The Show'.

Bigger & Blacker won the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Comedy Album.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

  1. Clermont Lounge #1 – 0:55
  2. "Black Mall" – 3:47
  3. ODB Words of Wisdom #1 – 0:15
  4. "Crazy White Kids" – 8:26
  5. Monica Interview – 1:58
  6. "Porno PSA" – 1:32
  7. "No Sex" – 4:22
  8. "Taxes" – 1:57
  9. ODB Words of Wisdom #2 – 0:17
  10. Savion Glover – 1:02
  11. "Insurance" – 8:17
  12. Clermont Lounge #2 – 0:58
  13. Nerd & Fly Girl – 2:58
  14. "Race" – 4:17
  15. NYPD – 1:29
  16. ODB Words of Wisdom #3 – 0:19
  17. Roger & Zapp – 0:29
  18. "Two Women" – 4:07
  19. Table Dance – 2:29
  20. Snow Flake – 3:10
  21. "Women" – 7:54
  22. Me & ODB – 7:09

TV Ratings[edit]

1.016 million viewers on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at 9:57pm.[1]

DVD Version[edit]

A DVD version of the show was released July 11, 2000.

External links[edit]