Dave Chappelle Honored With the Key Of Washington, DC
The Hip-Hop enthusiast, he also won his first Emmy for his appearance in the last season of's "SNL."
Washington, DC – the Famous comedian and Hip Hop enthusiast Dave Chappelle, he was honored with the key to Washington, DC, on Friday (29 September), according to WJLA. Mayor Muriel Bowser presented the symbolic gesture to the Duke Ellington School of the Arts where Chappelle graduated in 1991.
"Some very special native Washingtonians have dedicated their lives to making Washington, DC the best, and they have gone above and beyond to show others what makes the nation's capital as the best city in the world," said Bowser. "Dave Chappelle reminds us of what it means to live a life full of purpose, meaning, and laughter."
Chappelle, known for Chappelle's Show characters such as Tyrone Biggums and Clayton Bigsby, shouted out their alma mater and other DC schools during his acceptance speech at this year's Emmy Awards, which resulted in the #DCPublicSchools hashtag on Twitter.
The Ohio native was awarded his first Emmy — Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series — on the 17th of September for his appearance on the last season of Saturday Night Live, which also featured musical guests A Tribe Called Quest.