Kanye West Helped Chris Rock Name His Upcoming ‘Black Plague’ Comedy Tour

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Adelle Platon / June 13, 2014

Chris Rock is back to rock the mic. During his appearance on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, the veteran funny man revealed that he would be heading out on his Black Plague comedy tour this fall. “[I’ll be] spreading the black plague all over the world,” said Rock, who says ‘Ye helped pick the name. “The other day, we were hanging out and he gave me that name,” Rock said. “We were listening to records or whatever and he said ‘black plague,’ and I was like ‘Can I use that?’,” he recalled. Rock also spoke about his upcoming hosting gig for the 2014 BET Awards, which he says is for everybody, including white people. Watch Rock crack jokes above.