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Gadiel Del Orbe

Gadiel Del Orbe is an award-nominated actor, comedian, entrepreneur, and military veteran from New York, NY. During his time in the United States Navy, he spent 4.5 years serving his country while also participating in comedy shows on-board his ship entertaining his fellow sailors. After being honorably discharged, he began his journey as a stand-up comic in San Diego until he was offered a job as a video content producer on Buzzfeed’s Pero Like channel. During his four year talent residency at Pero Like, his videos garnered hundreds of millions of views across all social media platforms. Since leaving Pero Like, he continues his journey as a comic, writer, actor, producer, and appeared in his first major supporting role in the feature film THE END OF US which premiered at the 2021 South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival. He most recently went back to the festival in 2023, in a supporting role for the film, PEAK SEASON.

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Justin Martindale

Justin Martindale is an LA-based comedian, writer, producer, and actor. He was the last hand-picked paid regular at The World Famous Comedy Store by the madame of comedy herself, Mitzi Shore. Justin hosted the highly popular E! Entertainment bi-weekly digital series, What the Fashion. He is also a regular guest host on the popular podcast Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald, as well as the host of his own weekly charting podcast Just Sayin’ with JustinMartindale. When he’s not highly in demand on multiple platforms, Justin performs stand-up all over the country.

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Bubba Dub

Bubba Dub, the curator of the catchphrase Trashh!! Aka Mr. Faaawwty years is a phenom in his own right. Bubba Dub has over 2 million followers on his social media platforms. Bubba Dub is known for his ‘Snitching on Rogers’ skits & other story lines on Youtube and Instagram (@BubbaDub94). He is truly a viral laughing sensation. His comedic videos and catchphrases have been used and reposted by some of pop culture’s most famous celebrities such as Shannon Sharpe, Stephen A Smith, 50cent, Snoop Dogg, Gillie the Kid and many others. Although social media has expanded Bubba Dub’s brand visibility, his stand up and improv comedy is what solidifies his most loyal fans.

Bubba Dub has headlined in major cities like Houston, Chicago, Orlando, New Orleans and many more. He was also a special guest on MTV’s hit show Ridiculousness, Revolts Big Facts Podcast, The Big Podcast with Shaquille O’Neal, and on Pop Smoke’s last album ‘Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon’ on Track 8 titled ‘Snitching’ featuring Quavo & Future, released July 2020. Over the past year he has continuously made the world laugh with over 100 million views on social media. Bubba Dub is the next up and coming legend. You don’t wanna miss what he has in store!

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Moneybag Mafia

Moneybag Mafia is an Atlanta native who is well known for his skit writing, acting, and standup comedy. He originally created his buzz from his social media platforms and has since been on stage with many influential names in comedy all over the country. His innovative and unique persona is vastly growing in the entertainment industry and will soon be a household name.

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Finesse Mitchell

Finesse Mitchell has been seen almost everywhere. He’s currently on Hulu’s History Of The World Part II playing the Rev. Jesse Jackson opposite of Wanda Sykes. He’s guest-hosted for The Wendy Williams talk show on Fox. He’s a guest judge on Netflix’s, “Is It Cake?”, a favorite celeb guest on Pictionary, and Fox’s last Lego-Masters Bricktacular holiday event.

Finesse has been a multi-faceted actor, author, and stand-up comedian with four one-hour comedy specials titled, “Snap Famous”, “One Man Monster”, “The Spirit Told Me To Tell You” and 2023’s self-produced “Slightly Offensive” under his belt.

Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Finesse graduated from the University of Miami and is a distinguished member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated. He is also a former student-athlete who was a walk-on for the National Champion Hurricanes football team where he played Hurricane greats like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Warren Sapp, and Ray Lewis.

Finesse entered the comedy scene in 1999 with appearances on BET’s Comic View and Comedy Central. In 2003, he joined the cast of Saturday Night Live for three seasons where he played the memorable “Starrkeisha” and frequently appeared on “Weekend Update” with Seth Myers as Morgan Freeman, 50 Cent, and Bobby Brown. In addition to being an SNL Alum, his other television acting credits include NBC’s Kenan, Fox’s Outmatched, ABC’s Splitting Up Together, Showtime’s Roadies,
Disney Channel’s A.N.T. Farm (China’s Dad), and TBS Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns.

Mitchell has also appeared on daytime talk shows such as The Talk on CBS, The Drew Barrymore Show, The Real, Dish Nation, and NBC’s Today Show. During late-night, you might have seen him on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The
Late Show with Seth Meyers, The Arsenio Hall Show, and Comic’s Unleashed just to name a few. You can also catch Finesse starring in movies like Mad Money, Who’s Your Caddy, The Comebacks, and Mad Families. In 2022, Mitchell starred in OWN’s holiday Christmas movie, “Great Holiday Bake War” with more feature film projects on the way.

Finesse resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Adris Debarge, and their two daughters, Elle and Eva Mitchell.

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Kojo Anim

Kojo Anim has fast become one of the funniest talents to come out of the UK comedy circuit in the last 10 years. As the oldest of 5 siblings Kojo grew up in foster care in the borough of Hackney in east London from the age of 5. While his first love was always football, he started using his humor to make people laugh in his local team. Kojo has since opened up for Chris Rock, Kevin Hart at Wembley Arena and Dave Chappelle at the Royal Albert Hall.

In 2018 Kojo became a father for the first time to his son Roman-Kingsley. After being an open act for major comedy talent, it’s now time for Kojo to stand alone and cement his own comedy legacy.

Kojo was on series 13 of tv talent show Britain’s Got Talent in 2019 and received Simon Cowell’s prestigious Golden Buzzer which has sent him to the live semi finals, then he want on to the grand finals and was a the top 4 finalist. His first audition has currently received over 50 million views worldwide.

In 2021 Kojo recorded a one hour special called “Don’t Cancel Me!” on Youtube in which he dedicated the show to support mens mental health after hearing about the alarming rates of male suicide in the UK.

Kojo is currently working on his brand new hour “Motherland” in which Kojo talking about growing up in London, Ghana, the recent passing of his mother and dating in LA. Watch this space, as he’s about to have a very exciting future.

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EJ Speaks

EJ Speaks has been featured on The Rickey Smiley morning show, The DL Hughley show, and many others. She’s written for The BET Awards, The Soul Train Awards, and The American Music Awards. She is known for turning everyday life into the funniest sketches and has amassed over a million followers collectively on social media. She started on YouTube and gradually made her way offline, and onto the stage. She loves coffee, Law & Order, and ignoring important phone calls.

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Faizon Love

Faizon Andre Love (born Langston Faizon Santisima) is a Cuban-born American actor, comedian, and writer, who has appeared in some of pop culture’s most iconic films, such as Friday and Elf. Love’s characters bring life to each film, and his comedic timing was honed as a stand-up comedian and Off-Broadway actor.

Raised in Southeast San Diego, California and Newark, New Jersey, because of his father’s career in the United States Navy, Love’s early interest in comedy started at the early age of fifteen. Shortly after graduating high school in San Diego, Love relocated to New York and landed his first Off-Broadway performance by nineteen. Soon after, he was making his first motion-picture debut in the animated comedy Bébé’s Kids, in which he earned praise for providing a close vocal impression of comedian Robin Harris, who had died suddenly before the production on the film started. With the success of Bébé’s Kids, Love landed a role in the Meteor Man starring Robert Townsend, who then later cast him in a co-starring role on his sitcom The Parent ‘Hood.

Love has since appeared in a vast number of films and TV shows such as Couples Retreat (Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau) Money Talks (Chris Tucker), Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While
Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, The Players Club, Blue Crush, Torque (Ice Cube, Lawrence Fishburn), Idlewild, Who’s Your Caddy (Terry Crews, Sherri Shepherd), The Perfect Holiday (Charlie Murphy, Katt Williams), Black-ish, Big Mommas (Martin Lawrence), It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, That’s So Raven, Real Husbands of Hollywood, Step Up: High Water and The New
Edition Story, just to name a few.

Through the years, Love has also lent his stand-up comedy to a number of comedy specials including Def Comedy Jam, Shaq’s All Star Comedy Jam, and Martin Lawrence’s 1st Amendment Stand-up.

Love’s most recent roles can be seen in the action-comedy film Bullet Proof 2 on Netflix, The War with Grandpa alongside Robert Dinero, and the upcoming Season 3 of Step Up: High Water.

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Cortez Macklin

Cortez Macklin, 24 year old Stand up comedian and actor from Chicago, Illinois. He’s been performing for more than seven years, hitting the stage for the first time at the age of 14. He found his love of comedy when he joined a youth program run by Tyler Perry’s very own, Quincy Bonds called “Phat Kids Comedy.” From there he learned how to develop his natural writing and improv skills. Once he graduated, he went on to touch huge platforms such as “America’s Got Talent,” 11alive News and Nick Cannon Presents MTV’s “Wild N’ Out.” His ultimate goal is to become a comedic actor and be able to make the world laugh one stage at a time!

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Abe Farrelly

Abe Farrelly is an actor, writer, and stand up comedian originally hailing from the south shore of Massachusetts. Known for his observational storytelling, from his distinct perspective as a Trans man, Abe is a unique voice in comedy.

His ability to riff with the audience always makes him a crowd favorite, as he’s been making his way across the country headlining a variety of clubs and cruises. He’s also performed at legendary spots like The World Famous Comedy Store, the Improv, and the Laugh Factory.

You can also catch Abe MC’ing all sorts of different events around Los Angeles from outdoor movie screenings to drag brunches in WeHo. He can also  be seen in his recurring role on the NBC award-winning series, This Is Us. And his recurring guest star role in the latest season of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm.