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Dave Chappelle salutes Charlie Murphy at John Mayer concert

Dave Chappelle salutes Charlie Murphy at John Mayer concert

His representative Domenick Nati has confirmed the news.

Murphy's agent and manager were not immediately available for comment.

Eddie Murphy is paying tribute to his late older brother. He also narrated and wrote the sketch segment "Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories".

Fellow celebrities mourned his death.

DL Hughley, who toured with Murphy and other comedians recently, tweeted: "After every gig, he rushed home to be with his kids".

Aside from his collaborations with Chappelle, Charlie also worked with his brother Eddie on his films such as 1989's Harlem Nights, 1995's Vampire in Brooklyn and the 2007 film, Norbit.

CHARLIE MURPHY: Prince, you got a towel, man? News, he is known for his work on "Chappelle's Show" on comedy Central. "Our friend, Charlie Murphy".

"I remember when we did those sketches, I remember calling Prince and asking him to do the sketch, and Prince just being like, 'No, '" he laughed. If I'm afraid of something, I'll deal with it and get past it.

SHAPIRO: After that, Charlie Murphy's career took off. His father was a transit officer, his mother a transit operator.

His wife of 12 years, Tisha Taylor Murphy, died in 2009. He is survived by his brother and three children. Prior to the "Chapelle's Show", no one would have even listened to me in the frame of, oh, he's trying to be amusing, you know? "My good friend, Charlie Murphy, passed away this morning, and everybody in comedy is heartbroken, so John, you are a sight for sore eyes".

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