Richard Pryor’s record that 'changed everything'

Friends and comedians said Pryor broke a number of barriers in his comedy, including profanity. “The language, to me, was the language of the streets," said friend Rashon Khan.
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The other killed today. We choose many different people. He break any characters and that's what a real good comic darkness. How many people in his head he was but because at that. His talents and reduce access to so many different things I. Profanity. Come up gas. Here comes Richard Pryor with the best. With the F worked with the expert with everything you could have you don't I even had to about it and thought well is this okay what's the next. Well that language to me. Some language that street stuck to the dialogue extends. There. Who. Taboo. Listen again all right lets you call up this. Hello welcome. During those days the primary way matching an audience to put out a common. I'm not allowed to say about but I used there was a time when I could even tell you you know my favorite album was. And it was. So that's and word is crazy came into the lexicon comedy. And Tower Records on Sunset Boulevard. That was the billboard. With no insulation. Changed everything. The wreckage came out and was. He.

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