Try digitalPLUS for 10 days only $0.99

King of Comedy

A king of comedy If Mac wasn’t a household name yet, he became one in 2000, when he appeared alongside Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley and Cedric the Entertainer in the Spike Lee concert film “The Original Kings of Comedy.” In the film, Mac telegraphed his ambitions: "Do I have a television show? Nah.... Why? 'Cause you scared of me, scared I'm a say something.” Pictured: Mac, left, Harvey, Hughley and Cedric the Entertainer. Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times