History has a funny way of repeating itself. Take the Windy City of Chicago circa the 1820s when a self-proclaimed Brooklyn street politician named Al Capone revolutionized the crime world with his hustling antics. Nearly 70 years later, the Bronx is introduced to Derrick Lee, another hustler who trades in his ruggish-thuggish ways to become a successful entrepreneur and later metamorphosize the world of comedy as Capone, the Gangster of Comedy. (read full bio)
Rob Stapleton's comedy career has taken him to many national and international stages around the world. Rob Stapleton is well known for appearing on Martin Lawrence 1st Amendment, BET's Comic View, It's Showtime at the Apollo, and Def Comedy Jam. He is currently seen on BET's Comic View doing his trademark routines -- your paycheck hiding in the mailbox and rappers will try to scare you into liking their music. Rob Stapleton is one comedian highly requested to appear at colleges and universities.
You've seen comedian Talent in the movie Sunset Park as ("butter") and on all the major TV comedy shows and music videos. Talent is currently the host of the "Boston Comedy Club" NYC's hottest comedy club. Whenever you visit NYC, please make it a point to drop by and NO Talent won't snap on you. However, this gentle giant will tickle your funny bone.
Born and raised in The Bronx, New York, Mark Viera became fascinated with comedy very early on. Mark's numerous television credits include performances on the critically acclaimed "Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-Up", "Comedy Central's Russell Simmons Presents Stand Up at the El Rey", AXS TV's "Gotham Comedy Live" a live stand up performance, BET's "ComicView", and Comedy Centrals "Gabriel Iglesias Presents: Stand Up Revolution". (read full bio)
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Ed has also had a very successful career in TV and film as well, co staring in several movies and on some of your favorite TV shows! Catch his ground breaking podcast: C’mon Son the podcast weekly on all platforms including Apple and Sound Cloud. It’s a raw and unflinching look at life thru the eyes of Ed Lover. It will leave you wondering, and laughing hysterically while thinking: What the f*** is wrong with Ed Lover? C’mon Son! He’s a renaissance man!
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Case is an R&B singer, songwriter and record producer. A two-time Grammy Award nominee, He is best known for his hits including "Touch Me, Tease Me" (featuring vocals from Foxy Brown and Mary J. Blige), "Happily Ever After", "The Best Man" (a duet with Ginuwine, R.L. and Tyrese), the R&B number-one and top five pop hit, "Missing You", and "Livin' It Up" with rapper Ja Rule. The latter two earning him multiple award nominations including two Grammy Award nominations. (read full bio)