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
Oh his own at 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.