You know, there was once a time in America when the idea of creating an entire TV show about an up-and-coming rapper named “Lil Dicky” would’ve sounded preposterous. Then again, there was a time when the sentence “that guy from The Apprentice is the President now” wouldn’t have made any sense either, but that’s just life, I guess -- full of surprises. Fortunately, one of FXX’s newest comedies, Dave, is the good kind of surprising. Starring actual rapper Lil Dicky -- real name David Burd -- as the title character, co-created by Burd and Jeff Schaffer, and executive produced by the both of them, as well as Kevin Hart, Greg Mottola and Scooter Braun (among a few others), Dave just so happens to be the wave right now. It’s funny as hell, drips with heart, has dope cameos to boot, and to top it all off, Dicky’s got bars. This might just be the thing that reminds us how dope the world can be. Or, at the very least, it’ll help us forget how sh*tty it’s gotten.
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