By: Sloane Hughes

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Comedy Central ‘s ‘The New Negroes ‘ Will Hit TV Next Month

Comedy Central ‘s The New Negroes has been a long time coming and the wait is finally over. The music/comedy hybrid series was ordered back in 2017 and will be premiering next month. Hosted by comedian Baron Vaughn and hip-hop artist Open Mike Eagle, each of the shows eight episodes will feature stand-up sets from three different comics and original songs and music videos from Open Mike Eagle with other musical guests.

The New Negroes is set to premiere on Comedy Central with Simulcast on BET Friday, April 19 at 11:00pm, and the list of featured comedians and recording artists is insanely impressive.

April 19, 2019
Stand-Up: Chris Redd, Shalewa Sharpe, Langston Kerman, Hannibal Buress (guest)
Music: Danny Brown
Music Video Special Appearance: Jake Weisman, Steve Agee, Chris Powell, Madison Shepard, Marcella Arguello, Kyle Mizono

April 26, 2019
Stand-Up: Donnell Rawlings, Ed Greer, Lil Rel Howery
Music: MF Doom

May 3, 2019
Stand-Up: David Gborie, Candice Thompson, Tone Bell
Music: Phonte
Music Video Special Appearance: Keith Lucas, Kenny Lucas (The Lucas Brothers)

May 10, 2019
Stand-Up: Sonia Denis, Sasheer Zamata, Clayton English
Music: Lizzo
Music Video Special Appearance: Candice Thompson, Andy Kindler

May 17, 2019
Stand-Up: Naomi Ekperigin, Kevin Avery, Alonzo Bodden
Music: Father
Music Video Special Appearance: Brodie Reed, Jamie Loftus

May 24, 2019
Stand-Up: Dulc ‘ Sloan, Yassir Lester, George Wallace
Music: Method Man
Music Video Special Appearance: Quinta Brunson, Tawny Newsome, Malcolm Barrett, David Maxime, Kevin Avery

May 31, 2019
Stand-Up: Richard Douglas Jones, Sam Jay, Ian Edwards, Moshe Kasher (guest)
Music: Sammus

June 7, 2019
Stand-Up: Josh Johnson, Will Miles, Dwayne Kennedy
Music: Phonte as Percy Miracles

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