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KEVIN HEART BREAKS RECORD WITH 'LAUGH AT MY PAIN' TOUR

KEVIN HEART BREAKS RECORD WITH 'LAUGH AT MY PAIN' TOUR

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Comedy is no laughing matter to comedian Kevin Hart—it pays well–and Hart, who has paid his dues on the comedy circuit for years, is finally starting to see the spotlight at the end of the tunnel.

After embarking on his 90-city Laugh at My Pain Comedy Tour(movie in theaters Sept. 9), the Philadelphia native has broken records (grossing about $15 million in ticket sales in two days, exceeding Eddie Murphy’s “Raw” tour), won the hearts of fans (as evidenced by sold-out venues nationwide), signed an exclusive deal with AMC to release his movie, launched an app (Little Jumpman) and landed big endorsements (Ford and Jordan, who hasn’t teamed with any personality since Spike Lee, remember those commercials?).

But the jokester takes it all in stride as he chats withBlackEnterprise.com about poking fun at himself, what his new wealth now affords him, and why, despite his divorce, he’ll never disrespect his ex. (more)

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Article by KENYA N. BYRD, Black Enterprise | Read full article here

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