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HOSTED BY ESAU MCGRAW AND FEATURING JJ WILLIAMSON AND RODMAN!
Esau McGraw: Kansas City, Missouri native Esau McGraw is one of the original members of the improv group PCP (The Phat Comedy Players) where he often played up to eight characters in one night. Audiences adore his quirky down-to-earth characters, making him one of the most sought-after comics in the country. Esau currently hosts Chocolate Sundaes, one of the most popular comedy shows in Los Angeles at the world famous Laugh Factory. His television credits include Showtime's Big Black Comedy Show, BET'sComic View and One Mic Stand, Jamie Foxx Presents, Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam and Martin Lawrence presents 1st Amendment Stand-Up to name a few. He made his film debut in Idlewild as the character Stuttering Sonny, has appeared in Dance Fu directed by Cedric the Entertainer and was featured in the hit stage play What My Husband Doesn't Know.
Hard work and enthusiasm has promoted Jeremiah (J.J.) Williamson into a very successful start in the entertainment industry. J.J. has proven that he is one of the most sought after rising stars in the industry today through his tenacity and willingness to perpetuate his talent to its highest level of excellence. J.J. is rapidly becoming nationally known and requested for both his comedy and acting abilities.
J.J. has accomplished his achievements in a very short period of time. He has worked with comedy giants such as Chris Tucker, D.L. Hughley, Rickey Smiley and Bruce Bruce. He is currently electrifying the stages across the country as the opening act of Cedric "The Entertainer". Jeremiah's devotion to his art has indeed been rewarding. J.J. has graced the stages and entertained thousands at numerous popular venues such as the Los Angeles and Miami Improv, the Chicago House of Blues, Caroline's of New York, the Comedy Store of Los Angeles and the Universal Amphitheater of Los Angeles.
J.J. has performed via the television circuit on "The Monique Show", "Russell Simmons HBO Def Comedy Jam", "Comedy Central", "Showtime at the Apollo" and "BET Comicview". In 2000, J.J. earned his status among the comedy elite by winning the Bay Area Comedy Competition in Oakland, California.
J.J. has proven to show his versatility and stage presence which enabled him the opportunity to debut on the "Big Screen" as Cousin Bowdie in the 2004 Blockbuster Film "Johnson Family Vacation". Jeremiah co-starred in the film with such actors as Cedric "The Entertainer", Vanessa Williams, Steve Harvey, Bow-Wow and the list goes on. He also starred in the comedy series "Cedric The Entertainer Presents: The Platinum Comedy Series - Starting Line-Up, produced by Urban Works Entertainment. His ability to move the crowd with consistent delivery has given him an abundance of positive exposure and support in the field of entertainment.
Jeremiah launched his career in a spectacular manner and continues to escalate to the next level. J.J. and his sayings "Az-U-Should" and "I Pre-C-8 Dees Few Giggles Ya'll Givin A Brotha" have become well known and well received by audiences both young and old! There is always at least one person in the audience that walks away mimicking his frequently gratuitous statement "I Pre-C-8 Dees Few Giggles Ya'll Givin A Brotha". That statement alone, along with his ability to keep it real, has his audiences always wanting to come back for more laughs. There is no limit to the talent that J.J. displays. Once J.J.'s realism gets you laughing…all you want is more…"Az-U-Should".
RodMan: Rod Thompson is a natural born comedian, gifted with a laid back style and delivery, which is infused with his own unique brand of southern charm. A pure delight, Rod has the ability to build and sustain hysteria in any venue he performs in. He is one of the hottest comedians around, so get ready to laugh your gluttenus maximus off (rod swears that's a part of the human anatomy).
Rod's television appearances include "Def Comedy Jam", "Bet's Comic View" and "Showtime at the Apollo". Most recently, Rod appeared on "Premium Blend" on Comedy Central" as well as the dvd's "Big Black Comedy Show vol. 2" with Monique and "P. Diddy's Bad Boys of Comedy". He has been featured in the films "Love Chronicles" and "Player's Ball". On stage, Rod has opened for Patti Labelle, was on the Cedric "The Entertainer" comedy revue tour and has shared stage time many comedy greats including the kings of comedy.
Rod was the 2003 winner of the Bay Area Comedy Competition in Oakland and most recently was a part of the bet comedy showcase at the Improv in Los Angeles and headlined the 2005 Montreal comedy festival.