Cameo’s ’80s funk still in the groove

In the 1980s, the R&B/funk group Cameo hit the mainstream with singer Larry Blackmon leading the way with his signature red codpiece and famous “owww”catchphrase.
Now, more than 30 years later, Cameo continues to tour and will perform its classic funk jams Saturday alongside R&B stars Morris Day & the Time, and Steve Arrington at the Fantastic Funk Jam, presented by radio station V103 (WVAZ-FM), at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond.
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Cedric the Entertainer discusses his comedy roots

Cedric the Entertainer is no stranger to Chicago.
He came up through the ranks here in the ’90s performing at the famed All Jokes Aside comedy club in the South Loop — with the late Bernie Mac, Adele Givens and George Wilborn.
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