Synopsis by Mark Deming
Some of America's leading urban comedians are captured when they were on the rise in this home-video release. Before They Were Kings, Vol. Two includes hilarious standup material from Dave Chappelle, Martin Lawrence, Steve Harvey, and Keenen Ivory Wayans from the days when they were still earning their reputations as some of the funniest guys in the business. Michael Colyar and John Ridley are also featured in this collection.