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Rapidly becoming one of the most talked about comedian, Arnez J's charisma and physical agility are unforgettable. With the physicality of Jim Carrey, his brand of comedy has dubbed him "the black Jerry Lewis." comedian Arnez J currently co-hosts the number one morning radio show in Chicago on WGCI.
At the age 14, comedian Arnez J lied about his age to get a job at a gas station to work his way through school. Comedian Arnez J wanted to be a professional baseball player. A Philadelphia Phillies Farm League pursued him, but that fell through. It was later while working as a flight attendant that comedian Arnez J discovered his comedic talent. Comedian Arnez J realized that he had the ability to keep the passengers and crew laughing and upon encouragement from friends, comedian Arnez J made his first attempt at stand-up comedy. After that first night on stage, comedian Arnez J knew what he wanted to do. Comedian Arnez J left his job with the airlines and made the decision to devote all of his time to a career in comedy.
The Harlem Globetrotters recruited comedian Arnez J after their scouts saw his very physical comedy routine and his local celebrity basketball game. However, comedian Arnez J suffered a minor knee injury that forced him to put his basketball career on hold. An Atlanta native, comedian Arnez J began working the comedy circuit in Georgia and quickly became one of "Hotlanta's" funniest newcomers. A finalist in the 1992 "Bay Area Black Comedy Competition," comedian Arnez J was immediately noticed by the entertainment industry and was asked to make his first television appearance on Showtime's "Comedy Club Network." Numerous television appearances soon followed including recent appearances on "The Keenan Ivory Wayans Show," "Louie Anderson's Comedy Showcase," Comedy Central's "Make Me Laugh," NBC's "Friday Night Videos," Russell Simmons' "Def Comedy Jam," his own BET "Comic View Grandstand ½ Hour Special" and many others.
In keeping with his plan, comedian Arnez J keeps up a dizzying pace performing for sold out crowds in clubs, colleges and concert halls across the country. And most recently, comedian Arnez J has accomplished something no other comic yet has done. Comedian Arnez J has been asked by The Artist Formerly Known As Prince to perform as his opening act. Ticket Policy:
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