Foxx Surprised the Audience With a Preview of New Material and Endorsed His Long-time Friend and Roll Out Radio Show Host Speedy as the “Dopiest” Comedian
HOLLYWOOD, CA, USA, December 6, 2017 — Roll Out Live with Speedy N Friends Comedy Series was kicked off with the rare appearance of Academy Award-winning veteran actor, comedian and musician Jamie Foxx performing stand-up comedy after a 15-year hiatus.
Foxx, who has been absent from the stand-up comedy circuit, got on stage before the third show and announced plans to go back on tour with Speedy as the host. “I have known Speedy for years. He is the dopiest comedian, friend, and homie. We have been at this [comedy] for a long time,” said Foxx. “Get ready we are going back out on the road and do our thing.”
The hit radio show, Roll Out Show with Speedy N Friends, produced its first comedy series, “Roll Out Live with Speedy N Friends,” at the HaHa Comedy Club in North Hollywood. The series is executive produced by three-time Grammy nominated Jovan Dawkins of Heritage Music Group and produced by Speedy, Pam Baker, Michelle Holden-Caldwell and Marie Lemelle.
— Jamie Foxx, veteran stand-up comedian and award-winning actor/entertainer.
The Roll Out Live Comedian Line-Up for the three shows included:
“It was a great moment in my career to create and host a show to showcase my funny friends and for my homie Foxx to support my vision of Roll Out Live with Speedy N Friends comedy series,” said Speedy who is the host of the daily no-holds-bar radio show “Roll Out Show with Speedy N Friends.”
Celebrities, in the audience, included: comedy writer Johnny Mack; actor Darius McCrary (Fox's “Star”); actress/singer Porscha Coleman (“All Star Weekend“); actor Gabriel Casseus; comedian/actor Joe Torry (“Perfectly Single”); Tyrin Turner (“The House Next Door” with Mike Epps and Michael Blackson); actor Keith Jefferson (“All Star Weekend”); actress Reatha Gray (ION's “A Christmas Cruise” and “A Husband for Christmas”); actor Lionell Dalton (“Deuces”); and actor Bubba Ganter (Nickelodeon “Game Shakers”) were among many who came to support the show. McCrary, Coleman, and Sky Holsey performed live music entertainment.
The Roll Out Show, hosted by Executive Producers Speedy and Nikki Pam Baker, is home to a revolving door of guest co-hosts such as, Actress Tangie Ambrose, Missterray from Love & Hip Hop Hollywood, Engineers and co-hosts Sky Holsey and Nic Caldwell, DJ Ron C, Mark Howard, Blu Mitchell, TDP, Jay Alexander, Audra Lachelle, Comedy Writer Johnny Mack, and JT Turner who collectively adds to the fun and joins in on reporting about hot topics, sports, politics, gossip, and more. Over the years, Speedy has paved the way for some of the younger comics in the LA area and around the world.
In addition to producing and hosting a radio show, as a writer, Speedy's script was adapted to a comedy feature film, “All-Star Weekend,” directed by and starring Academy Award Winner Jamie Foxx with award-winning actors Robert Downey, Jr. and Gerard Butler, and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather. The movie will be released during NBA all star weekend in 2018. Roll Out Live plans to host “Roll Out Live – All Star Weekend Comedy Show” to coincide with the premiere of Foxx’s directorial debut. Speedy is the executive producer.
Speedy is also a producer and comedy writer on the hit TV game show “Beat Shazam,” hosted by Foxx, now in Season 2.
Photo credits: Arnold Turner (A Turner Archives) and Marie Lemelle (Platinum Star PR).
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About Comedian Speedy:
Veteran Radio Host Comedian Speedy began his radio adventure in 2007 on Foxxhole Radio Sirius XM doing his infamous show “Speedy's Comedy Corner.” Speedy's show was known as the best comedy podcast on radio and paved the way for others. In 2011, he moved and took the funny to internet radio at “LA Talk Live” launching “Reach Around Radio.” The show relocated to Roscoe’s Media to continue their legacy antics until 2013. In 2014, Speedy returned to satellite radio on the Foxxhole on Sirius XM with his legendary show “Speedy's Comedy Corner” bringing together some great fresh talent.
In 2017, Speedy embarked on a new adventure and opens his own studio with help from former host and friend Nikki Pam aka “Scrambled Eggs & Pam.” The Roll Out Show launched a weekly on air live podcast and is available on YouTube. The show features a revolving door of former hosts and comedians that have graced Speedy's shows in the past and will also highlight the journey of Speedy's career. Speedy has paved the way for some of the younger comics in the LA area and around the world. He continues to be the best radio host and his platform and radio model is now being used by other comics that were guests on his past shows.
Speedy wears many hats and brings his brand of funny to TV and Film with several hilarious screenplays written by Speedy. His script was adapted to a comedy feature film, “All-Star Weekend,” directed by and starring Academy Award Winner Jamie Foxx with award-winning actors Robert Downey, Jr. and Gerard Butler and boxing champion Floyd Mayweather. The movie will be released during NBA all star weekend in 2018. Speedy is also a producer and writer for the hit TV game show, “Beat Shazam.”
About the Roll Out Show with Speedy N Friends:
Comedian Speedy teamed up with veteran radio host, professional musician, and friend Nikki Pam Baker aka “Scrambled Eggs & Pam” to launch The Roll Out Show as a daily podcast from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday in their own studio in the San Fernando Valley. Speedy and Industry Insider Pam are the executive producers and regular hosts of the “on-the-air live” show the features comedians that have graced Speedy's shows in the past, highlights the journey of Speedy's career and how he paved the way for comics locally and around the world. Michelle Holden-Caldwell is the Producer of the Roll Out Show and the Roll Out Studio Manager. Marie Lemelle is the show's publicist and talent booker. The show guests include actors, entertainers, celebrities, book authors, business owners and more.
Roll Out Show is home to a revolving door of guest co-hosts such as, Actress Tangie Ambrose, Missterray from Love & Hip Hop Hollywood, Engineers and Co-hosts Sky Holsey and Nic Caldwell, DJ Ron C, Mark Howard, Blu Mitchell, TDP, Jay Alexander, Audra Lachelle, Comedy Writer Johnny Mack, JT Turner who adds to the fun and joins in on reporting about hot topics, sports, politics, gossip, and more. Speedy and Pam's impressive history of shows at the Foxxhole, Sirius XM, Reach Around Radio and now The Roll Out Show is sure to take the internet radio network to another level as the #1 visual radio network on air.
About Heritage Music Group
Jovan Dawkins, a producer, songwriter, score producer, music supervisor and marketing director, is also the founder of Heritage Music Group.
Dawkins is one third of the song-writer-production team – The Co-Captains, which is comprised of Dawkins, Jevon “Duval” Hills and Stanley Green, Jr. Together, they have worked on projects for Curtis Fields; Travis Barker; Mario; the latest single for Ciara featuring Nicki Minaj, alongside Terry “Madd Scientist” Thomas; and pop star Hunter O'Neal.
About Platinum Star PR
Platinum Star Public Relations, a certified Women and Minority Business Enterprise, is a full-service award-winning public relations consulting agency owned and operated by Marie Y. Lemelle, MBA.
Her experience spans more than 15 years of campaigns that gain maximum exposure and value for clients under budget and on-time. Campaigns include, but are not limited to, high-profile red carpet events, TV/Film premieres, galas, fundraisers, political functions, product launch, grand openings, book tours, and more.
The Platinum Star PR team has a successful track record of garnering publicity, community engagement and coalition building. Her experience with planning and implementing creative communications campaigns for the nonprofit, public, and private sectors result in changing consumer behaviors and attitudes.
The company is experienced in reaching the general market, and specializes in engaging multicultural, urban, rural, and under-served markets through a multi-disciplined 360-degree approach.
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Roll Out Studios Officially Launches the Roll Out Live with Speedy N Friends Comedy Series
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