DeRay Davis is quickly killing Hollywood with his hilarious humor and persona. His film credits include Jumping the Broom, Semi-Pro, Old Dogs, Life as We Know It, Imagine That, License to Wed, School for Scoundrels, Scary Movie 4, Barbershop 1&2 and Johnson Family Vacation.
On the small screen, DeRay has appeared in HBO's "Entourage", Comedy Central's "Reno 911", Comedy Central Presents DeRay Davis, Comedy Central's "Premium Blend" and BET's "ComicView" along with numerous voices on The Boondocks.
DeRay can next be seen in the Sony feature 21 Jump Street in 2012. And his 1 hour Comedy Special POWER PLAY debuts on Showtime Friday July 1, 2011 and is available OnDemand July 2nd thru July 29th.
On the recording side, DeRay wrote and performed the comedy skits on Kanye West’s LPs “Late Registration” and “The College Dropout”, and he performed at the 2006 Grammy Awards with Kanye West and Jamie Foxx.
A born hustler from Chicago’s South Side, DeRay began his career in the comedy clubs and was first noticed by Hollywood at Atlanta’s Laffapalooza Festival. Shortly after moving to LA, DeRay won the Comedy Central Laugh Riots Competition and was a standout on the Cedric the Entertainer Tour and at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival.
Deon Cole is originally from the south side of Chicago. Deon’s charismatic personality and original style make him one of the most popular performers in the comedy scene today. As a standup, he has been featured on Shaq's All Star Comedy Jam, The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, Laffapalooza, and Mash Ups along with his own Comedy Central Presents: Deon Cole.
After a standup appearance on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien in 2009, Deon was offered a job as a staff writer for the show and quickly became known for his hilarious appearances as a commentator on the show. In 2010, he was nominated for his first EMMY and Writers Guild Award along with the other writers of The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien and he was named one of the “Top 10 Comedians to Watch” by VARIETY. In 2011, Deon received his second Emmy Nomination for his work with the writers of CONAN and in 2013 he went on to star in his own show for TBS called, Deon Cole's Black Box.
Deon currently appears as "Charlie" on ABC's Black-ish, and will soon be one of the lead roles in TBS's Angie Tribeca created by Steve and Nancy Carell, starring Rashida Jones. Deon also recently guest starred on USA's Benched, and has been featured on FX’s The League, Wild N’ Out with Nick Cannon, as well as the films, Barbershop 1 and 2.
Straight out of our nations capitol, Jay Phillips is one of the funniest comedians in the country. Known for his intelligent humor and presence on stage, his story telling has been compared to the greats of past and present. His quick wit and likable personality landed him a spot on one of Baltimore's more successful radio morning shows. That success led him to being named Baltimore's Comedian of the year, after winning the award in Washington DC the year prior. Crafting his skill on the road performing at clubs and colleges in every state in the country gained Jay a wide variety of fans.
After moving to Los Angeles Jays' career continued gaining momentum quickly becoming a strong presence on television with standing ovation performances on shows such as: HBO s' Def Comedy Jam, The Late Late Show, Jimmy Kimmell Live and Starz 1st Amendment. Also with the opportunity to study with some of Hollywoods top acting coaches, Jay Phillips acting career blossomed as well landing him major national commercials, films and television shows.
Variety magazine labeled Jay Phillips as one of the 10 Comics To Watch as a result of his break out year when 3 films that Jay co-starred in came out number one in the box office back to back to back. His leading role opposite Will Ferrell in the movie Semi-Pro, opposite Tina Fey in Baby mama and role in the movie Prom Night solidified him as one of the rising stars in the industry.
Now in the prime of his career, Jay balances roles on many television sitcoms and dramas, while still producing some of the funniest cutting edge stand up comedy in the business.
Tony Baker is making a lot of noise on the Hollywood Comedy Scene. In a short time he has made his presence felt at all the major comedy clubs in the LA area. He hails from Chicago and honed his stage presence while living and going to college in New Mexico. The married father of 2 balances family, acting & comedy well. He is the winner of the Uncle Clyde's Comedy Competition at the Ice House, A semi-finalist in the Boston Comedy Festival, and winner of L.A.'s Funniest Comic. He has done short films, dramas, horror movies and comedies. He has also been featured in as well as co-written numerous comedy sketches. He is a regular at The Comedy Store on the sunset strip as well as The Comedy Union. He has done numerous shows at The Laugh Factory in Hollywood & Long Beach, The Ice House & The Improv Comedy clubs in Hollywood,Ontario,Brea & Irvine. Tony Baker's comedy style is very observational and relatable and very animated. Get to know Tony Baker before everyone else does.
MANNY MALDONADO WAS BORN IN MODESTO,CA. HIS JOURNEY TO COMEDY WASNT PLANNED. MANNYS GOAL WAS TO PLAY PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL. THE PROBLEM WAS HE WAS TO DAMN SHORT! AFTER HIGH SCHOOL, HE ATTENDED JUNIOR COLLEGE TO PURSUE A DREAM IN SPORTS BROADCASTING. WHILE IN COLLEGE HE PARTICIPATED IN SPEACH DEBATE AND FOUND HIS SPEACHES WERE ALWAYS FUNNY. SHORT AFTER HE DROPPED OUT OF COLLEGE TO TRY STAND UP COMEDY. TEN YEARS LATER MANNY MALDONADO IS RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE HOTTEST RISING LATINO COMICS IN THE COUNTRY. MANNY HAS WORKED OVERSEAS AND FROM COAST TO COAST IN SOME OF THE BEST COMEDY CLUBS IN THE COUNTRY. HE HAS WORKED WITH DAVE CHAPPELLE,DAVE ATTELL, AND GEORGE LOPEZ. MANNYS TV CREDITS INCLUDE B.E.T. COMICVIEW,LATINO LAUGH FESTIVAL,COMICS UNLEASHED, AND QUE LOCOS TO NAME A FEW. IN 2007 AND 2008 MANNY WAS SELECTED TO PERFORM ON THE "CROWN ROYAL NEW LATIN KINGS OF COMEDY TOUR" WITH COMIC LEGEND PAUL RODRIGUEZ. HE RECENTLY APPEARED ON COMEDY CENTRAL'S COMEDY REHAB, AND WAS A GUEST PANELIST ON DR. PHIL.
For over a decade, SPIKE-DID-IT-EVENTS has proudly presented MO BETTER MONDAYS ALL-STAR COMEDY JAM, featuring the hottest urban comedians from all over the country. Comics regularly featured on Def Comedy Jam, BET, HBO, Showtime, feature films and Comedy Central round out an always awesome line-up. Such acts as Dave Chappelle, Corey Holcomb, Kevin Hart, Mike Epps and Lunelle have all come out to perform.