D.L. Hughley is a hilarious, politically incorrect comedian who hails from South Central, Los Angeles. Not only is D.L. Hughley a great comedian, but he’s also an actor and television and radio personality. His comedic tales of an urban upbringing and uncensored political views are always on display when he’s in the building. As one of the original Kings of Comedy, Hughley previously starred in and produced his own show titled The Hughley’s. His accomplishments continued to pile up with his release of the book Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years. The controversial book landed him on the New York Times Bestsellers list. His amusing comedy specials Reset, Unapologetic and Contrarian showcase the amount of potential and comedic skill he truly has to offer.
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Success didn’t always come easy for D.L. Hughley. He had a brief stint of gangs and violence during his youth in South Central, Los Angeles. Deciding he wanted to go an alternative route, he corrected his life by getting a job at the Los Angeles Times. His career took off when he became the original host of the BET series ComicView during the late 90s. His outspoken sense of humor allowed him to utilize different platforms for his thoughts on current events and politics as well. D.L. starred in and was the executive producer for his special D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List. The eye-opening presentation, which focuses on the economic and social struggles of African American men, won a Peabody Award in 2012. Hughley’s politically uncensored and direct views were also showcased on shows such as D.L Hughley Breaks the News, The Tom Joyner Morning Show, Real Time with Bill Maher and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Guest appearances on the show Dancing with the Stars, where his partner was Cheryl Burke, only helped to solidify his sense of versatility.
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Where is D.L. Hughley performing?
D.L. Hughley is performing in a variety of cities such as Los Angeles, Calif., at the Microsoft Theater and the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, Calif. He is making southern stops in the cities of Sugar Land and Dallas, Texas. There are multiple dates in Homestead, Pa., at the Pittsburgh Improv.
What can I expect from a D.L. Hughley show?
You can expect to see D.L Hughley and 2-3 opening acts on the night of the show. D.L. Hughley is the headliner and will perform last after the opening acts have performed their set. D.L. sticks to his Comicview roots and routinely calls out people from the audience to joke about. Expect to hear topics on relationships, current events and political views. Hughley’s humorous live shows are catered to adults as they often have mature subject matter and explosive, unfiltered language.
How long is a D.L. Hughley show?
The show has a running time of about two hours and 30 minutes. There is a brief intermission.
What are some of D.L. Hughley’s career highlights?
Hughley was one of the Original Kings of Comedy along with Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer and Bernie Mack. The documentary-film, comedy special was nominated for Outstanding Picture by the NAACP Image Awards. D.L. was also the voice of the gadget mobile in the 1999 Inspector Gadget film.Back to Top
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