Tracy Morgan - Growing Up in Brooklyn

Tracy Morgan: Bona Fide Season 1, Ep 101 04/20/2014 Views: 23,975

Tracy Morgan describes what it was like to be a crack dealer with a heart of gold in the 80s (1:44)

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BROOKLYN ALWAYS IN THE HOUSE.

I DID SOME SHOWS IN AUSTRALIA.I SAID, "WHERE BROOKLYN AT?"

THEY WENT, "OHH!"I SAID, "HOW Y'ALL GOT HERE?"

SAID, "WE TOOK THE TRAIN.

YOU GET THE TRAINOUT OF HOYT-SCHERMERHORN.

YOU KNOWIT GOES STRAIGHT TO AUSTRALIA."

AHH!

BORN AND RAISED HERE.GREW UP RIGHT DOWN THE BLOCK.

[ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

YO, MAN.

GREW UP RIGHT DOWN THE BLOCKIN THE '80s.

GROWING UP IN THE '80s WASCRAZY. I WAS A CRACK DEALER.

BUT I FELT SORRYFOR THE CRACKHEADS.

I WOULD SELL THEM CRACKAND THEN FEEL SORRY FOR THEM

'CAUSE I WAS A CRACK DEALERWITH A HEART OF GOLD.

I JUST COULDN'T TAKE IT NO MORE.

I GOT FRUSTRATEDWITH DOING THAT STUFF.

I HAD TO STOP'CAUSE I GOT TIRED OF, YOU KNOW,

THEM BRINGING ME 3 DOLLARSAND 200 PENNIES.

[ LAUGHTER ]

I'M NOT COUNTINGALL THEM PENNIES

'CAUSE YOU WANT TO GET HIGH!

NOT TODAY!

WHERE THE [BLEEP] YOU GET200 PENNIES FROM ANYWAY?

MY AUNT WAS A CRACKHEAD, MAN.

YOU GET WHAT I TELL YOU?MY AUNT WAS A CRACKHEAD.

I REMEMBER ONE CHRISTMASSHE BOUGHT ME A GAME BOY.

I WAS LIKE 12 YEARS OLD.

SHE BOUGHT ME A GAME BOY.

AND THEN SHE STOLE IT.

THEN SHE HELPED ME LOOK FOR IT!

[ LAUGHTER ]

YO, MAN, I WAS SO HEATED.

I WAS LIKE,"WHY YOU STOLE MY GAME BOY

AND THEN HELPED MELOOK FOR IT?!"

SHE SAID, "I HAD TO ELIMINATEMYSELF AS A SUSPECT."

[ LAUGHTER ]