Dave Chappelle salutes Charlie Murphy at John Mayer concert

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14 April, 2017

Charlie Murphy, stand-up comedian, actor and older brother of comedian Eddie Murphy, died at a NY hospital on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at age 57.

The manager revealed that Charlie, a very successful and popular stand-up comedian in his own right, had been undergoing chemotherapy. I got some awful news. Him choosing this particular venue to speak on their relationship is fitting as he mentioned that Mayer's song "You're Going to Live Forever in Me" always reminded him of Murphy. Chappelle told the audience to put away their cell phones, but the scene was captured on video anyway.

Murphy rose to fame and was well-known for his appearances on Dave Chappelle's Comedy Central show. "We love you, we loved your comedy, we loved your storms and we loved your spirit".

Murphy lampooned real-life run-ins with stars such as Prince and Rick James in a famed bit called Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories.

"Much more your friend [.] and author of my favorite phrase 'habitual line-stepper, '" Mayer added.

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Charlie's brother, Eddie Murphy, has released a statement on behalf of the Murphy family in which he remembers a "son, brother, father, uncle, and friend" who "filled out family with love". The comedian died of leukemia earlier that day.

Chappelle then broke the news about Murphy, speaking publicly about it for the first time: "And today..."

The Brooklyn-bred funnyman passed away on Wednesday in NY after undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia at a NY hospital, NAIJ.com gathered.

Murphy died ahead of an upcoming gig he had booked in Detroit.

Charlie Murphy, of course, became famous.


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