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"I always wanted to be black": Trevor Noah tackles race, immigration and Africa with pure comic genius in this video mashup

This 100-second video will make you fall off your chair laughing

Asha Parker
August 21, 2015 11:46PM (UTC)

Trevor Noah, the comedian tapped to replace Jon Stewart as the host of "The Daily Show" beginning September 28, first appeared on the news satire program as a contributor in December 2014.

But his time in the spotlight dates back to years before then — he made his television debut at the age of 18 on a South African soap opera, went on to host numerous television and awards shows and later dropped acting to pursue a career in stand-up, touring around the world.


Noah is known for intrepidly tackling issues of racism and often uses his experiences growing up as a mixed race child during apartheid in South Africa as the basis for his comedy.

With a little over a month left before Noah takes the stage we decided to take a look at who the next "Daily Show" host is through some of his best stand-up comedy and talk show moments. Watch our compilation below:

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