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Legendary Comedian, Tyler Craig Has Passed Away



Tyler Craig Death – Dead: Legendary Comedian/Radio Show host, Tyler Craig Has Passed Away

Information reaching our news desk has it that Bet comedian and radio show host, Tyler Craig has passed away. The legendary comedian was reported to have died today August 7 2020. His cause of death or what killed him is not yet known as at the time of filing this report.

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Tyler Craig has dominated comedy specials on BET, HBO and Showtime in the previous decade.

Legendary Comedian/Radio Show host Rickey Smiley in a series of tweets tweeted that Atlanta’s own & BET Comic View Legend Tyler Craig has passed away, Facebook posts on his page can confirm. “And the moral of the story is.

His tweets reads below:-

I’m saddened this morning to find out about the death of comedian Tyler Craig. Watch him grow into a great talent. Rest In Peace King!!!

Craig, an Atlanta native, has opened for some well-known comedians, such as Chris Tucker, as well as various musicians.
The style of this comedian appeals to individuals from all walks of life and he has been blessed with the opportunity to perform in some of the nation’s top comedy clubs.

Tyler Craig was the headliner for many at Legends Comedy Theater (Atlanta Comedy Theater now). Apparently, he had a warrant out nshit. Legit right before his set, the sheriff walked in. He snuck out the back door with drink in hand. Morale of the story is…he was funny as hell.. Kevin Wrote.

In 2012 Tyler Craig who has performed on the BET network’s “Comic View” was arrested for being behind on child support payments, according to DeKalb County jail records.

Tyler Craig, 44, owes $13,032.29 in back child support. He was arrested Wednesday for failing to comply with a court order.

Tributes Floods Twitter

Many of his fans, friends and well wishers has trooped the microbloging (Twitter) to pen down their heart felt condolonces to the legendary comedian.



  1. Tonya

    August 7, 2020 at 11:41 am

    Why did you feel it was needed to mention an arrest from 8 years ago? You couldn’t just highlight all the good this young man did. Media crap is just the most all the time. Shame on you!!

  2. SHUNie

    August 7, 2020 at 1:10 pm

    SMDH…THE DAMN MEDIA. And he was an INVOLVED FATHER….MENTION THAT! I KNOW….because he was my nephew’s father.

    • Calinay

      August 7, 2020 at 7:15 pm

      Sorry for your loss!!

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