Comedian and actor Mike Epps brings the “Funny as ish Comedy Tour” to State Farm Arena in Atlanta on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 8 p.m. Accompanying Epps is Chico Bean, Rickey Smiley, Karlous Miller, Lavell Crawford and Mark Curry.
Epps is generating an extraordinary amount of buzz among his peers for being not only one of the funniest comic actors in town, but also for his burgeoning dramatic talent. He recently wrapped the Amazon feature “Troup Zero” starring opposite Viola Davis, Allison Janney, and Jim Gaffigan, and a Netflix comedy “Dolemite Is My Name” starring opposite Eddie Murphy. Epps can next be seen in the comedy “The Trap,” co-starring Tip “T.I.” Harris and produced by Epps under his NapTown productions along with Queen Latifah, Shakim Compere.
Epps will be joined on stage by some of the biggest names in comedy. Having performed in comedy clubs and universities all over the country, Chico Bean was recently a featured artist at the renowned Gotham Comedy Club for the Nick Cannon CBS Fresh Faces Comedy show. Known for making millions laugh on the airwaves, funnyman Rickey Smiley is the host of a top rated nationally syndicated radio show which has earned him a reputation for delivering audience pleasing performances onstage or off. Karlous Miller is a veteran cast member on MTV's “Wild ’N Out,” and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” alum. Comedian Lavell Crawford, who is quickly climbing the comedic ranks and becoming one of the hottest stars in the biz today, has been featured on “Workaholics,” “Breaking Bad,” “Last Comic Standing,” “Baby’s Mama Drama,” “Beverlyhood” and more. Perhaps best known for starring in his own hit television sitcom "Hangin' With Mr. Cooper," which ran for five seasons on ABC, and for hosting "Showtime At The Apollo," comedian, actor, host Mark Curry is currently playing Marcus on Nick At Nite's new sitcom "See Dad Run."