Come and get some laughs from this hilarious Philly native! He's opened for Ryan Davis, Luenell, Joe Torry, and he's been rocking the mic at the Twice As Funny Comedy Lounge as a feature so now we're gonna enjoy him as our headliner all weekend long! Don't sleep on all this funny coming your way all weekend long!
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Felipe Esparza is a Mexican-American stand-up comedian and actor. He began performing stand-up in 1994. He won Last Comic Standing in 2010. Esparza began performing stand-up in 1994 after a stint in drug rehab. He credits Greg Boyle for convincing him to go into rehab. Boyle is the founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, the largest gang intervention and rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world. In rehab Esparza was asked to set five goals to focus on for his recovery. One of his goals was to be a professional stand-up comic. He checked out books from the library on writing comedy, and rented videotapes. He found open-mic nights through the LA Weekly to practice his comedy routine. He started at underground clubs and coffee houses. He won Last Comic Standing in 2010. Esparza has hosted a weekly podcast called What's Up Fool? on All Things Comedy since 2014. The podcast features interviews with numerous people, particularly fellow comedians. As of January 2019, there have been 227 episodes of the podcast
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Jafari Ferguson (born November 28, 1972),better known by his stage name Michael Blackson, is a Ghanaian-American actor and comedian. He is known for portraying "Angry African Man" in the film Next Friday. Blackson moved up the acting ladder with his most notable onscreen performance as "Angry African Man" in the 2000 comedy film Next Friday, produced by Ice Cube's film production company Cube Vision. In 2005 he released a comedy sketch CD entitled Modasucka: Welcome to America. Also in 2005, he made an appearance on TV series 30 Rock, P. Diddy Presents: The Bad Boys of Comedy on HBO, and starred in a commercial for Chappelle's Show on Comedy Central. In 2007, he was in the movie Repos (written and produced by Master P). In 2010, he appeared in B.o.B's "I'll Be in the Sky" music video. In 2011, he appeared on BET's The Mo'Nique Show. He also made his third appearance on the TBS series Are We There Yet. In 2011, Blackson appeared on Starz's Martin Lawrence Presents: 1st Amendment Stand-up and Showtime's Shaquille O'Neal Presents All Star Comedy Jam.