Whether he's performing hilarious stand-up comedy, playing the trumpet or giving motivational speeches to national and international audiences, Comedian Rod Allison (aka Rod of God Comedy) is truly committed to presenting positive entertainment.
His career has been highlighted by performances ranging from large national stages to smaller, more intimate venues including:
- Performances with Legendary Recording Artists
such as: Kirk Franklin; CeCe Winans; Byron
Cage; Vickie Winans; Karen Clark Sheard; Kim
Burrell; Richard Smallwood & Vision; J Moss;
Tramaine Hawkins; The Mighty Clouds of Joy;
Jeff Majors; Shirley Murdock; etc.
- For several corporations and organizations
such as Pfizer Inc.; Novartis, Inc.; Radio One
Inc.; The National Medical Association; The
Christian Connection Network, Inc.; Urban
Sports & Entertainment Group; etc.
- Performances in diverse settings for audiences
of all ages, races and backgrounds including:
The National Museum of Women in the Arts
(Washington, D.C.); CIAA Tournament
Soulabration; Full Gospel Baptist Church
Fellowship International Conference (Phoenix,
AZ); 100.3 FM "The Beat" (Los Angeles);
numerous churches (various denominations);
In response to requests from fans nationwide, Rod released his first video, "The Best of Rod of God Comedy", featuring a compilation of his signature comedy material in 2006. In 2008 Rod recorded his first Live DVD, "Rod of God Comedy Live...Laughter Is Legal", which features a full-length comedy, singing and trumpet-playing performance destined to take the nation by storm.
The many faces of this phenomenal entertainer include that of a gifted trumpeteer and singer. Rod was a featured trumpet soloist for the highly acclaimed NCCU Jazz Band which performed with the Count Basie Orchestra, Brandford Marsalis and other notable musicians. Further, he is a powerful motivational speaker and emcee with a unique ability to captivate his audience.
Rod is often called the "Attorney by Day and Comedian by Night Entertainer" because... believe it or not, this entertainer is also a lawyer! When he's not performing, Rod can be found providing legal services at his private law practice in North Carolina. He graduated from North Carolina Central University in 1995 as class valedictorian and earned his law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1998. Rod inspires audiences, young and old, to not only dream big... but to then go and grab their dreams!
Simply put, Rod is living proof that there is still a place for Good Clean Comedy!