THIS YEAR’S HOST: 10 Facts About Comic Chris Spencer

Funnyman Chris Spencer, who was recently featured on, will host this year’s Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge, taking place in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Aug. 28 to Aug. 31. Before you head down there to meet him, you may want to brush up on some friendly conversation tips that will let him know you know a little bit about him!

1. Chris Spencer has written a book, 150 Ways To Tell If You’re Ghetto.

2. He is the creator and executive producer of BET’s “Real Husbands of Hollywood.”

3. He’s working on a movie “Ballers,” with Universal Pictures. It involves Kevin Hart and Lebron James playing as brothers.

4. He has done two comedy specials on Showtime, “The Minority Report” and “Chris Spencer … the Other Chris.”

5. His Twitter tagline is “I am a comedian not a comic. Comics are people that say funny things. Comedians are people that make things funny.”

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6. He was the first host of the syndicated late night talk show “Vibe” (Magazine).

7. Spencer was nominated for a 2014 NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series.”

8. He appeared on eight episodes of “The Jamie Foxx Show.”

9. In 2005, he was the head writer for “Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out.”

10. “Real Husbands of Hollywood” started as a sketch written by Spencer and Kevin Hart at the 2012 BET Awards show.


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