REVOLT, the Hip Hop culture-oriented digital cable television network founded by Sean “Diddy” Combs,is continuing to boldly reinvent their content wheel with a new stand-up comedy series, candidly titled Funny AF, debuting Wednesday, July 10th at 10p ET. After years of giving a platform to the next big names in music & film, REVOLT is now entering the comedy game.
The new comedy series selected 20 young, rising comedians on the brink of becoming household names and provided the platform for each to be…Funny AF. The rising stars take the stage at the REVOLT Studios to share hilarious stories about life and Hip Hop culture.
The series, produced and directed by industry vet Tony McCuin – whose background includes the NAACP Image Awards, BET’s Sunday Best, and more – aims to bring the spotlight to the talented underdogs who are one joke away from stardom
Wed, 7/10 @ 10p ET – Episode 1 (Jonnae Thompson & Darius Culpepper)
Jonnae Thompson gets real about Jill Scott, the real secret to weight loss, and stripper names; Darius Culpepper talks about being low-key homeless and reading bedtime stories to his homies.
· Wed, 7/17 @ 10p ET – Episode 2 (Victor Pope Jr. & Heather Jay)
o Victor Pope Jr. talks about the cutest racial slur in the world, “sneak-meating“, and the appropriation of gangsta culture; Heather Jay explains why she won’t date older men and reveals the truth about “black girl justice”.
· Wed, 7/24 @ 10p ET – Episode 3 (Keysha E. & Donald George)
o Keysha E. talks about booty vs. bacon, going blind from sex, and Big Sean’s inability to count; Donald George talks about getting mistaken for Garfield and Bernie Mac’s son.