Legendary comedian with an edgy sense of humor, who starred in several films including I Think I Love My Wife, Dogma, and Down to Earth.
Due to extensive bullying, he left high school early to work menial jobs at fast-food chains.
Comedy Central voted him the fifth greatest stand-up comedian of all time.
Had two daughters, Lola and Zahra, with his wife Malaak Compton-Rock.
Ranked number five on Comedy Central's 100 Greatest Stand-ups of all Time, he is just four spots below one of his comic heroes, Richard Pryor.