What: April Fool's Day Comedy Show 2012 
Who:  HOSTED BY SHAWN AND MARLON WAYANS WITH A PERFORMANCE BY CIPHA SOUNDS AND 
JB SMOOVE, TOMMY DAVIDSON, MICHAEL BLACKSON, TONY ROBERTS, HANNIBAL BURESS, DREW FRASER, WILL SYLVINCE
MADE HOT BY: STATEN ISLAND KAWASAKI
When: Sunday,  April 1, 2012, Showtime: 7:30-11pm
Where: Theater @ Madison Square Garden
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Hosted by Shawn and Marlon Wayans

Marlon L. Wayans is an American actor, model producer, comedian, writer, and director of movies, beginning with his role as a pedestrian in I'm Gonna Git You Sucka in 1988. He frequently collaborates with his brother Shawn Wayans, as he has on the WB sitcom The Wayans Bros. and in the comedic films Scary Movie, Scary Movie 2, White Chicks, Little Man, and Dance Flick. However, Wayans had a dramatic role in Darren Aronofsky's critically acclaimed Requiem for a Dream, which saw his departure from the usual comedies. He recently appeared in G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.

Shawn Wayans

Shawn Wayans made his feature debut in older brother Keenen's I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988). On Fox's In Living Color, he began as DJ SW-1 and later became a featured performer, working with brothers Dwayne, Keenen (the show's creator), Damon, Marlon and sister Kim. Along with Marlon, Shawn Wayans created and starred in the sitcom The Wayans Bros. (The WB, 1995-99) and co-wrote, co-executive produced and starred in the feature Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996), in which Keenen also acted. Wayans guest-starred on episodes of MacGyver and Hangin' with Mr. Cooper and provided the voice of Toof for the animated children's series Waynehead (based on brother Damon's real-life childhood experiences).

JB Smoove

JB Smoove, currently starring as a series regular on FOXs hit sitcom Til Death with Brad Garrett and Joely Fischer. JB is a gifted writer, comedian and actor, who continues to entertain audiences all over the world with his unique brand of comedic funk.

His break out role on HBOs Curb Your Enthusiasm as Leon has firmly planted JB as one of the best comedic actors today. In September of 1999, he moved to Los Angeles and landed a recurring role on MTVs The Lyricist Lounge Show, as well as featured guest spots on The Chris Rock Show and Premium Blend. In June 2000, he landed his first big feature film role narrating and starring in the now cult classic Pootie Tang with actor/comedian Chris Rock. In March 2001 he paired up with Adam Sandler to co-star in Mr. Deeds.

Tommy Davidson
Tommy Davidson’s exceptional range from stand-up com edy and act ing to ver sa tile music ability have earned him a reputation as an extra or di nary per former. Best known as one of the orig i nal stars of the hit televi ion show In Livng Color, Tommy’s reach is built on the show’s and its stars ground break ing and inno v a tive talent.

Hannibal Buress
Hannibal Buress is a stand up comedian from Chicago. He currently resides in New York City and he eats lots of Halal food from street carts. It’s delicious. He’s appeared on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen, and Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham. He’ll also be appearing in the upcoming documentary “The Awkward Kings of Comedy” He isn’t really awkward though. Sometimes he is.
Michael Blackson
He has been called one of the most original stand-up comics in the country, and his performances leave audiences laughing in tears. Michael Blackson, aka, ‘The African King of Comedy', has been entertaining audiences all across the country and around the globe for more than a decade. Inspired by the stand up comedy of Eddie Murphy, Blackson began to develop his comedic talent in 1992 in the unkind comedy clubs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Tony Roberts
Tony T. Roberts is coined by his peers as the "comedian's comedian." His hard hitting, energetic style has catapulted him into the top ranks of the comedy circuit.
Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan on Seven Mile, Tony is the oldest son of Annette Roberts and the only son of his father Alvin Askew. He graduated from Henry Ford High School and then went into the Army where he spent 10 years of service. A befitting journey, since some have also referred to Tony as the "Sergeant of Comedy."

Wil Sylvince

Wil Sylvince is one of the most explosive comedians performing around the world today. His comedic performances on BET's COMIC VIEW, HBO'S DEF COMEDY JAM, and SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO all garnered standing ovations by the audiences, a feat rarely seen accomplished by many performers.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Wil has honed his act in New York's top comedy clubs - the Comedy Cellar, Comic Strip Live, Caroline's on Broadway, Stand-Up NY and the Gotham Comedy Club.


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The search for the next big comedian is on! Upload a YouTube video of your funniest moments and stand-up performances for your chance to perform at the April Fools Day Comedy Show! 

Winner gets a two minute set on the HOT 97 April Fools Day Comedy Show stage and VIP seating on April 1st!