Dave Chappelle, Black Star’s ‘Drink Champs’ episode on ice

Dave Chappelle, Black Star’s ‘Drink Champs’ episode on ice

Dave Chappelle’s “Drink Champs” episode is on ice after he bought chilly ft.

Chappelle not too long ago recorded an interview for the favored, booze-fueled podcast, however sources inform Web page Six completely that it’s on maintain as a result of the comic thought the timing was not proper as a consequence of present occasions.

“Drink Champs” had crowed that it landed an interview with Chappelle, 48, in addition to his frequent collaborators, hip-hop duo Black Star. The present’s hosts — Queens rapper N.O.R.E. and Miami hip-hop producer DJ EFN — even mentioned they flew by way of non-public jet to Chappelle’s hometown of Yellow Springs, Ohio, to tape the episode.

On Might 23, the podcast teased on its website, “NEW Drink Champs episode with Black Star (Yasiin Bey & Talib Kweli ) & comedy legend Dave Chappelle is on the best way.” It elaborated {that a} video model can be out Might 26 with the audio dropping Might 27.

However insiders inform us that after the episode was within the can, tragic present occasions gave Chappelle and his staff second ideas, leaving the interview unposted.

“They have been to purported to interview Black Star about their new album, and Dave wished to pop in and shout out Black Star, which he did,” one supply explains.

“When Dave does one thing, it turns into extra about Dave,” the supply elaborates, noting that the episode was meant to give attention to Black Star’s first album in 24 years, “No Concern of Time.”

“It got here time to run it, and it was proper after [mass shootings] in Buffalo and Texas,” our supply says. “[Chappelle and his team] simply thought it was ill-timed. … They wished to approve the timing of it and thought, ‘Maintain off, decelerate. It’s tone-deaf to launch one thing presently.’”

Chappelle was not too long ago attacked on stage at a Netflix comedy present in Hollywood.Getty Photos for Netflix

An insider provides that Chappelle “loves the present and is a fan of the present” and that he might seem in a future episode.

We hear there’s additionally been speak of releasing the not too long ago recorded present at a unique time or enhancing down Chappelle’s half.

“Drink Champs” has but to publicly deal with the problem. The present launched a unique new episode this week that includes rapper Juelz Santana.

Black Star launched their first album in 24 years in Might.WireImage

“Drink Champs,” which additionally airs on Sean “Diddy” Combs’ REVOLT.television, had posted some teaser clips that includes Chappelle in addition to Black Star and comic Donnell Rawlings. Within the freewheeling movies, Chappelle cracks up the crew and even ranks on the hosts by calling white-bearded DJ EFN a “Latin Santa Claus.”

The podcast beforehand featured viral interviews with Kanye West, Lamar Odom and extra. Chappelle and Black Star even have their very own standard podcast collectively, “The Midnight Miracle” on Luminary.

Chappelle was bizarrely attacked on stage final month throughout a present attended by his movie star friends in Hollywood.

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