Michael Blackson is coming to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Friday, Sept. 30, as component of his Ugly is the New Cute comedy tour. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., present starts at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center box office, by phone at 410-548-4911 or digital at www.WicomicoCivicCenter.org.
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A 20-year veteran of stand-up, film and also television, the Ghanaian/Liberian Blackson involved America in the late "80s and also invested his initially 3 years in North New Jersey before relocating to Philadelphia, where he settled and started pursuing his dream of becoming a comedian.
Having been motivated by the comedy of Eddie Murphy, Blackson officially started his career in the "90s in the Philadelphia location and immediately began making an indelible mark on the comedy scene tbelow, ending up being well known as The Afrideserve to King of Comedy. During the next decade, he honed his craft in the complex comedy clubs in the area and also spread his wings by percreating in many type of famous comedy competitions throughout the country, including the USA Comedy Central tour in Philadelphia, the Schlitz Malt Liquor Comedy Tour in Valley Forge, the Urban Comedy Festival in New York City, the Laffapalooza Comedy Festival in Atlanta and the legendary Bay Area Babsence Comedy Competition in Oakland.
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He started gaining national attention after his memorable performance in the 2000 hit comedy film "Next Friday," developed by Ice Cube"s film production firm Cubevision. Soon after, in the next decade, he released his top-marketing comedy sketch CD titled "Modasucka: Welconcerned America," shined in extraordinary performances on Diddy"s "Bad Boys of Comedy" and also Rusmarket Simmons" "Def Comedy Jam" on HBO, had a very notable guest starring role on the Emmy-nominated "Chappelle"s Show" on Comedy Central, and a hilarious guest appearance on the NBC Emmy-winning comedy series, "30 Rock." In addition, he showed up in a sustaining duty in the movie "Repos" (created, developed, and also starring Master P), a good part in cutting-edge artist B.o.B"s "I"ll Be In the Sky" music video, a hysterical panel segment on BET"s "The Mo"Nique Sjust how," and multiple uproarious recurring appearances on the TBS hit series "Are We There Yet?"
In the previous few years, he has had groundbreaking performances on Martin Lawrence Presents: "1st Amendment Stand-Up" and Showtime"s Shaquille O"Neal "All-Star Comedy Jam" - a performance so powerful that he was asked to headline the prestigious Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam Tour in even more than 50 cities across the United States. His latest riotous task, the function film "Meet The Blacks," released this year, stars Mike Epps, Charlie Murphy and also George Lopez.
With virtually 600,000 followers on Twitter, a million fans on Instagram, 2 million devoted admirers on Facebook, and over 100 million views on YouTube, Blackkid is one of the best comedians in the human being in terms of social media. He has been called "one of the a lot of original stand-up comedians in the country" and proceeds to tour sold-out theaters and also comedy clubs through unforgettable performances across the civilization, while concurrently preparing to shoot the lead duty in his latest movie that he composed and will develop ("Washed-Up") and starring in Oxygen Network"s newest hit comedy series, "Living with Funny."