Crystal Powell

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Handing award-winning comedian Crystal Powell a mic is like lighting a fuse under a powder keg. The results are explosive! Born and raised in rural Texas towns, Crystal proudly embraces her roots as a down-home girl with a heart as big as her dreams. Her talents have taken her far from small-town life, however, to venues across the country. When she hits the stage, she mixes relatable everyday situations with personal anecdotes and trending topics that send her crowds into fits of laughter.

The Prairie View A&M University graduate earned the moniker triple threat by adding actor and singer to her dossier. She is an active SAG/AFTRA member. Recently appearing on Discovery + for the Puppy Bowl and snagging roles in the 2020 Lionsgate movie #2MinutesofFame with Katt Williams and KeKe Palmer; the 2018 film My B.F.F. starring Malik Yoba; Ball Don’t Lie featuring Nick Cannon, Ludacris and Rosanna Arquette; and making a guest appearance on the Emmy-nominated Jimmy Kimmel Live show. She has been interviewed on major network affiliates for FOX, ABC, NBC, CBS, The CW, TVOne, SiriusXM Radio‘s popular show Sway in the Morning, and Quakeshouse on Kevin Hart’s LOL Radio. In 2016, she was chosen from hundreds to represent one of the best comics around the country for Kevin Hart’s nationally syndicated hit TV show, Hart of the City, which debuted on Comedy Central.

Making several appearances as a guest correspondent on long-running syndicated FOX TV show Dish Nation and as a contestant on Season 15 of Emmy-winning America’s Got Talent, NBC's No. 1 summer show drawing in approximately 9 million viewers per episode.

Comedy is more than a career choice; it is a way of release and healing for Crystal. In 2015, the mayor of Houston issued an official proclamation naming September 18th as “Crystal Powell ‘Laughter Heals’ Day” in the City of Houston. She has broken through in a male-dominated field and is able to connect with audiences from various walks of life. She believes that laughter is the great equalizer, and regardless of culture, age or gender, it unites us all.

Taneshia "Just Nesh" Rice is a quickly rising standup comedian from Chicago; her boundless energy and easily relatable nature make her a hit for audiences across the country. Nesh's first big break came in 2016 when she was selected to be a part of the first season of Comedy Central's Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City; her set was so well received that Hart and Comedy Central quickly offered her her own half-hour special, The Next Level. In 2018 Nesh appeared in Russell Simmons' HBO standup showcase All Def Comedy, alongside comedy heavyweights DeRay Davis, Deon Cole, and more. Just Nesh made her TruTV debut in 2019 on LaffMob Lafftracks. Most recently, Nesh can be seen on Showtime's Monique & Friends Comedy special.