Lil Dicky‘s semiautobiographical sequence Dave is again for its third season on FXX. This season options Dicky as he embarks on his first cross-country tour to advertise his debut album, but additionally, to search for love.
Dave is without doubt one of the buzziest exhibits on tv, because it demonstrates Lil Dicky’s potential as each a rapper and a comic book, one thing he’s all the time wished to showcase.
In a profile on Lil Dicky for The Hollywood Reporter, Jeff Schaffer recalled how Lil Dicky first pitched the thought for a comedy present. On the time, Schaffer was already show-running Curb Your Enthusiasm and had beforehand written on Seinfeld. When he had first taken conferences with Dicky, he remembers slightly analogy the rapper/actor would use to explain his skills in each realms.
“He would actually say, ‘It’s like if Batman rapidly realized he was additionally Superman,’ and when he’d say it, they’d all take a look at me and I’d go, ‘Yeeeaaah,’ ” mentioned Schaffer. “And, after all, they obtained the tone of the present instantly as a result of they had been assembly Dave.”
Off-screen, Dicky is getting ready his long-awaited second studio album, which will likely be his first full-length album since 2015. Nonetheless, he admitted within the profile that making music whereas balancing the present’s subject material has change into fairly a problem, which is why the album has been delayed ceaselessly.
“[The label] will get one finally, and so they’re going to make some huge cash after they do,” mentioned Dicky. “It’s simply been tougher for me to convey my perspective through music. It’s quite a bit simpler to be like, ‘What am I going to make episodes about?’”
Dave airs Wednesday nights at 10 pm EST on FXX. Episodes can be found for streaming on Hulu the subsequent day.