Comedy Royalty Comes Back To Queens For A Major Standup Event

December 10, 2014

Four episodes of Hood Comedy Jam Hosted by Rip Micheals from Nick Cannon presents Wild ‘N Out to be filmed for a major television network on Saturday December 13, 2014

Queens, NY — Imagine a live standup comedy show that combines the best aspects of the Dave Chappelle Show, Def Comedy Jam and Showtime at the Apollo… introducing Hood Comedy Jam: Standup Comedy in the Hood. With witty sketches, in your face ground breaking standup comedy, live musical guest performances by up-and-coming talent, and interactive behind the scenes one-on-one interviews with all the performers, Hood Comedy Jam will take the comedic market to new levels.

Presented by Sum-Geta-Lil Entertainment and Hood Royalty Management and sponsored by Snkrbst, four episodes of Hood Comedy Jam will be filmed for a major television network before live audience on Saturday December 13, 2014 at one of New York’s premiere event venues, NYC Arena in Queens. Each episode will be hosted by Rip Micheals from Nick Cannon Presents Wild ‘N Out on MTV2 and According to Him + Her on BET and Centric, and feature music from DJ Envy from Power 105.1 The Breakfast Club. Comedians confirmed to perform (more to be added):


Ashima Franklin – Twitter/IG: @ashimafranklin
Brandon T. Jackson – Twitter/IG: @brandontjackson
Chaunte Wayans – Twitter/IG: @cwayans
Howie Bell – Twitter/IG: @hbzonline
Jimmy Martinez – Twitter: @jimmyskonduct IG: @therealjimmymartinez
Ronnie Jordan – Twitter/IG: @ronniejordan
Ray Lipowski
Smokey Suarez – Twitter/IG: @smokeysuarez
TK Kirkland – Twitter/IG: @tk_kirkland
Tony Woods – Twitter: @mrtonywoods
TuRae Gordan – Twitter/IG: @comedybyturae
Zainab Johnson – Twitter/IG@zainabjohnson

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Tickets for Hood Comedy Jam on Saturday December 13, 2014 at NYC Arena, 91-12 144th Pl, Queens, NY 11435 (one block from the Jamaica LIRR station and the Sutphin Blvd – Archer Ave E, J, Z, trains) are available to the public on Eventbrite ranging in price from $25 – $60. Each ticket includes viewing of the live television filming of all four episodes of Hood Comedy Jam and admission to the after party (at the same venue):

Media are invited to cover the event. Please email for credentials. All performers will be available for interviews.

The Hood Comedy Jam is the first of many big things on the horizon for the talented, Rip Micheals. On Christmas Eve a 30-minute Wild ‘N Out special featuring his best moments from Wild ‘N Out as well as his original standup will air on MTV2. In the New Year, he will be seen on upcoming episodes of Power (Starz), Black-ish (ABC), Nurse Jackie (Showtime), Real Husbands of Hollywood (BET), Mr. Robinson (new show on NBC starring Craig Robinson and Brandon T. Jackson), and will be a featured performer on the Centric Comedy All-Stars (Centric).