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Tacarra Williams

There is a new beast killing the comedy game that makes people cry laughing, and she is absolutely beautiful!Tacarra Williams is the consummate hyphenate–school teacher, plus sized model, motivational speaker, and fearless writer. Known throughout  the comedy industry as at “The Beautiful Beast,” from the moment she picks up the microphone, until the time she walks off stage, audiences can feel the laughter erupt–using her hard-won wisdom learned from the streets of NYC, her experience as a young mother, and her most recent endeavor as a Life Skills coach to inmates in the largest jail system in American, Tacarra dares to be the voice for every woman…never afraid to say what is on everyone’s mind, refusing to bow down to the prejudiced opinions of men Tacarra’s attitude towards female empowerment has earned her respect and love from women throughout the country.

Opening for the likes of Tony Rock, Deray Davis, and Bill Bellamy, her talent and wit cannot be denied. Having recently been featured on NBC’s Bring the Funny, Tacarra Williams has been described as “fearless” and “unapologetically honest.” As she pursues her dream of being a full-time comic, she has hit every major stage in New York and Hollywood, CA., including Carolines, Broadway Comedy Club, Apollo Theatre, Hollywood Improv, The Comedy Store, Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital, and The Laugh Factory.  Her 30 min Comedy special, produced by Kevin Hart, has been featured on Comedy Central. If you think that’s notoriety, Tacarra is the only female in the history of the Shaq Comedy All Star Competition to make it to the finals, and she is the very first Female host for Chocolate Sundaes at the Laugh Factory. Catch her meteoric rise on NBC.

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Comedy Stand-Up

T.I.

Aside from his contributions in entertainment including, 11 hit albums, multiple Grammy’s, Billboard BET and American Music Awards, countless blockbuster movies and top-rated television shows including, ATL, VH-1’s T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle, American Gangster and Marvel’s Antman, to name a few, Tip “T.I.” Harris has made an indelible mark on the world of business. He is an artist, entrepreneur and activist who has amassed a business empire to include a record label (Grand Hustle), A film/TV production company (Grand Hustle Films), a 10+ year old clothing line (Akoo, Hustle Gang), a real estate holdings company, non-profit organization (Us or Else), owner/founder of Trap Music Museum, co-owner of Bankhead Seafood, owner of Super Sound Studios, investor and much more.

Harris served on the Mayor of Atlanta’s Transition Team, where he focused on policy and legislation; and currently serves on the Reimagining Atlanta Task Force, aimed at creating restorative practices and a community-driven approach to addressing incarceration. He has been recognized as a thought leader at the United States Capitol and during the Operation Hope and Forbes Magazine business conferences. His community focus is around driving economic mobility and equity in vulnerable, underserved communities. Harris was also awarded the first-ever “Voice of the Culture” award by ASCAP and is the host of a new #1 rated podcast, expediTIously with Tip “T.I.” Harris. Never one to rest on his laurels, he is in the process of launching new business partnerships and growing his brands.

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Comedy Stand-Up

Dominique

What is there to know about Dominique? Well, if you’re interested in high-powered comedy, everything. From headlining comedy clubs, to showing-out on television, Dominique is the new face of funny in America. She has created laughs on stages across the world, including NBC’s Last Comic Standing, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, Comedy Central’s “Chappelle’s Show,” O.W.N.’s “Herlarious” the now airing hit television series Adult Swim’s “Black Jesus,” Cartoon Network’s “Tropical Coptales and the upcoming television series B.E.T.’s “Games People Play”.

As a Washington D.C. native, Dominique honed her skills unprofessionally as a postal worker at the infamous Brentwood Postal facility. As a mail sorter and resident comic, Dominique kept the
night-shift alert, and amused while perfecting jokes. At the urging of coworkers and relatives, Dominique sought stand-up work at local comedy clubs, which came easily after a few performances. Dominique attracted diverse audiences with a mixture of political and cultural
comedy that made audiences think, and laugh.

She quickly gained notoriety for telling it like it is, raw and uncut. In a pre-internet world, Dominique’s fan-base grew quickly and word of her talent drew attention from HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam.” After a strong performance on Def Jam, Dominique pursued her comedic dreams full-time, moving to New York City to perform amongst the best of the best. Before long, Dominique became a fixture of New York’s comedy scene, performing alongside comics like Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle. During a chance encounter at a small comedy club, Dominique impressed “30 Rock” and “SNL” star Tracy Morgan, who immediately made Dominique the opening act for his “Caroline’s on Broadway” show. Since then, Dominique has wowed audiences from London to LA, and all points between.

In addition to stand-up and television, Dominique has drawn laughs from radio audiences across America during a regular segment on the “Tom Joyner Morning Show.” From this platform Dominique became known as the ‘people’s champ,’ a comedian who speaks for the common man and woman of America.

Run, don’t walk to Dominique’s next show, she’s the new face of funny!

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College Comedy

Radio Big Mack

Radio Big Mack is the music director and an on-air personality at 99JAMZ on the popular night show “Pac Jam with Big Mack & DJ Nasty” in Miami. He has been doing stand-up comedy on and off for years but also has an online sketch comedy show called “Badd Manner TV.” Big Mack was born and raised in Sicklerville, NJ, but moved to Miami in 2015.

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Comedy Stand-Up

Ron Taylor

Ron Taylor is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor who hails from Detroit and currently lives in Los Angeles. He was just cast as a series regular on Freeform’s comedy series, NONE OF THE ABOVE. In 2018 he was selected as a New Face at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal and in 2017 he performed at the festival as part of Kevin Hart’s talent showcase LOL LIVE. Ron has been featured on B.E.T’s “Apollo Live,” Fox TV’s “Laughs,” and on numerous viral videos on the All Def-Digital network. He was handpicked by Bill Burr to perform on Comedy Central’s stand up series, The Ringers.

Ron performs in festivals and clubs all over the world, including hosting Blake Griffin’s Charity Comedy Show in Los Angeles and Russell Westbrook’s Charity Comedy show in Oklahoma City. He is a paid regular at the world famous Comedy Store in Hollywood. Most recently he appeared in the FX series “Oh Jerome, No” directed by Alex Karpovsky, and will appear in Yassir Lester’s upcoming film THE GUTTER.

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LaVar Walker

After winning the 2012 national Miller Lite Stand Up comedy competition judged by Kevin Hart, comedian/writer LaVar Walker joined The Shaquille O’Neal All Star Comedy Jam, touring 42 markets and taping a Showtime special as well. In addition to this, he was a finalist for the NBC Diversity Showcase and advanced to the semifinals in NBC’s Last Comic Standing. His other credits include BET’s Comicview, The Mo’Nique Show, and Kevin Hart’s comedy special on the Laugh Out Loud network.

On the scripted front, he produced/ played the lead in the comedy project, The Pharmacist, and can recently be seen as ‘Marty the Manager’ in the Summit Entertainment Feature Film, Uncle Drew.

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Comedy Stand-Up

Darren Fleet

It doesn’t take long to fall in love with the comedic humor of Darren Fleet. Fleet is making waves in the comedy world and if you’re smart, you’ll want to ride this one.

He has performed live with the likes of Rickey Smiley, Karlous Miller, and the cast of “Wild ’N Out” amongst others. Fleet has been performing comedy strong for 5 years now and has graced stages throughout the US. He has performed and headlined at several comedy clubs including The Funny Bone, The Improv, Stardome, Comedy Zone, and Punchline Comedy Lounge, among others.

Fleet has also been fortunate enough to showcase his talents at the BET Awards, Essence Festival, CIAA All-Star Weekend, and Bronner Bros Hair Convention. If comedy isn’t enough to keep him busy, he has decided to throw his hat into the acting arena. This fall, he will premiere his television show, “What Behooves Me,” which will air on ICTV.

Fleet has built a following of more than 2 million followers on social media alone through his Instagram and Facebook with his humorous rants on various aspects of everyday life.

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Comedy Stand-Up

HaHa Davis

Detroit-born and bred Haha Davis found his passion as a comedian/ internet sensation in 2013 by creating funny Vine videos and Instagram clips. His hilarious characters soon caught they eye of several celebrities, including Chance the Rapper, and in 2015 he was featured on the tracks “No Problems”, “All Night”, and “Blessings” on Chance the Rapper’s album Coloring Book and he narrated the Magnificent Coloring World Tour as the character Carlos The Lion.
Since then, his Instagram following has grown to 2.8million and in 2017, Haha’s catchphrase,” Dis Finna be a breeze” became a pop culture sensation that was adopted by celebrities and athletes on social media from Snoop Dogg to Tom Brady, which ultimately led to a music video collaboration with Snoop Dogg based on the phrase.
Haha is everywhere these days — he’s been featured in an episode of Detroiters, in promos for TBS’s Drop the Mic, in Forbes Magazine, as a character in the NBA2k18 video game and he embarked on a nationwide tour, to name a few. Up next, he’s developing an animated series based on his popular character, Big Fella.
Over 2018 and 2019 he launched the “Big Fellas of Comedy Tour” where he would sell out shows all over the country! In 2019, HaHa Davis launched his first episode with Comedy Central called “D-Boy” which reached over 2 million views on Comedy Central’s digital platform. During his time HaHa has also created the double word sensation at this time.
In 2020, HaHa reached over 6.5 million followers and launched his debut comic book “Beyond Me” with Verse Comics USA, while launching his clothing and lifestyle brand, “Fellas”. Now in 2021, HaHa is working on his podcast, debut movie, and TV series that he will be a producer on!