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Comedy

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Kelly Kellz

HBO's All Def Comedy Comedian, Mrs. Kelly "Kelly Kellz" Davis is one of the country's most dynamic comedians! Her vibrant personality, strong stage presence, mixed with her ability to be relatable, makes her a crowd favorite! 

Kelly is known for offering comedic relief in response to both the profane and the sacred, complex, intersecting realties that define the lives of black women and families. 

Kelly Kellz has performed on HBO's All Def Digital Comedy, Vivica A. Fox's Funny By Nature Comedy tour and has opened for acts such as Mike Epps, Katt Williams and Rickey Smiley. 

Kelly has over 1.1 million followers across social media platforms and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 

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Leonard Ouzts

Originally hailing from Chesapeke, VA, Leonard has been featured on every platform from HBO to MTV to Comedy Central. Leonard has made appearances in the Netflix's Emmy Award-winning series "Master of None", NBC's "Abbey's" and "Standing Up and Falling Down" with Billy Crystal and Ben Schwartz. 

Leonard was a "New Face" at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival and has performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Conan. 

Leonard has his own special "The Big Joker" streaming now on 85 South's Youtube. 

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Aurora Singh

Aurora was raised by her interracial, immigrant parents in Sacramento, California in the good ol’ Catholic school system.

 

You won’t regret the deep belly laughs you experience because of her relatable, enlightening twisted comedy.

 

Aurora has performed with great names like Kabir Singh (Kabeezy), Joey Diaz, Taylor Tomlinson, and Sheng Wang! Ready to ride the giggle train? Well grab your ticket and hop on board!

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Madelein Smith

Madelein is known for her charming stage presence and personal and relatable life stories. 

Madelein has performed all over from colleges to comedy clubs to cruise ships to festivals. 

Madelein has opened for acts such as Rachel Feinstein, Bobby Slayton and Judy Gold

Her comedy album, Belle of the Ball was #1 on iTunes and she currently has a network pilot in development.

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Keysha Edwards

LaKeysha Edwards , also known as "Keysha E."  is an actress/comedian know for her truthful humor and stage presence. A native of Detroit, Michigan, Keysha has been making waves through the industry. 

 

Keysha has starred in Season 1 & 2 of "Funny AF", appeared in Tyler Perry's film " A Fall from Grace, UMC's "For the Love of Jason" and is a reoccurring talent on All Def Digital's shows like Squadd Cast. 

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Trey Mack

Trey is a stand-up comedian from Birmingham, AL. Since his start in 2012, he  recorded his own comedy special that is on Amazon Prime entitled "Have Fun", starred on Kevin Hart's "Hart of the City '' on Comedy Central, and he was the 2021 winner in Shreveport's Annual Comedy Prize Fest.

 

Through his relatable observations and musical anecdotes, crowds are guaranteed to be taken on a journey throughout a Trey Mack performance!

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Jesse Martin

Jesse is an Actor, Comedian, Writer, and Producer with credits ranging from comedy to drama on multiple award-winning projects and film events. A former D1 college basketball player, Jesse takes his college and personal experiences and turns them into funny stories and jokes that audiences can relate to.

 

Jesse has performed for comedians featured on Comedy Central, Conan, and the Daily Show. 

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Brandon Cormell

Edgy but also family-friendly, comedian Brandon Cormell was born and raised in Los Angeles. You can feel the energy flow through the room once he steps on stage making you laugh with his witty jokes from start to finish. He has worked with the likes of David A. Arnold, Torrei Hart, Mike Epps, and Dane Cook.

 

With his hilarious facial expressions and his multiple characters, he’ll have you laughing out loud clapping like a drunk seal! 

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Sydney Castillo

Sydney Castillo is a stand up comedian, actor, producer, and writer. One of the country's top comedians, Sydney is known for his strong stage presence and southern charm. 

He's won TBS's Funniest Win's, He's appeared in the movie 50 Shades of Black, FX's The League, B.E.T.’s, Real Husband's of Hollywood. He's also produced for Bounce TV, B.E.T., and as of recent he wrote an episode and guest starred on NBC's sitcom, Marlon.

 

Sydney has written and appeared on Comedy Central's Hood Adjacent, Performed stand up on HBO"s All Def Comedy, Tru TV's Laff Track's and just wrapped touring Stand Up with Marlon Wayans. 

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Music

Music
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Eems

Blending styles together from hip-hop, alternative and pop, Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Painist and looper Eems has become known for his versatile mashups and covers.

Often playfully referred to as the "black guy with the ukulele" , Eems has used his unique sounds, voice, and sense of humor to take audiences  across the country by storm! 

Campuses love Eems! Coffee house, solo show, opening act, outdoor festival,  Eems can be used for a number of events!

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Artaska Strings

Classically trained violinist Artaska, gives a new sound to the violin with a soundscape that brings classical tones with a modern touch. She seeks to enthrall audiences with the soulfulness of the violin in a unique way.

 

Artaska has performed all over the country and most recently performed as a violinist at the NFL Thanksgiving Halftime Show with Big Sean.

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Rocky Peter

Singer-Songwriter, Rocky Peters is an American Idol finalist and has performed for Nobel Peace Prize concerts and opened for Stevie Wonder and many other great artists. Rocky’s music and stories of overcoming obstacles will inspire you never to give up and to strive for greatness.

 

Rocky Peter uses proceeds from his music to help communities in his home country of Nigeria, West Africa, by providing water systems, food, books, shoes, computers, and more. Rocky gives back to communities and students because of how education has positively impacted his life. He understands that one of the major keys to financial freedom and enlightenment is education.

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Magic

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Heart & Soul of Magic

First debuted in 1999, The Heart and Soul of Magic is the longest running all African American cast magic and variety show today!

Created by Ran'D Shine. this unique one of A kind magic show features three world class entertainers. Combined, they have performed in over 35 countries and have made countless TV appearances.

The show is a blend of Magic, Comedy, and psychological illusions that create an immersive experience for all ages and demographics.

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