Nobody is safe from one of Epps' searing, equal-opportunity skewerings. Coming off his highly-successful HBO special, he’s on the road and telling it like he sees it. Do not miss him while he is on the road because this comedian puts up one hell of a show. Get your Mike Epps tickets to enjoy the comedic genius live. One thing that is for certain about his shows is that he will have you in splits throughout the length of it. The comedian and actor has enjoyed over a decade of success in the show business industry. Be it movies or his stand-up acts, he has delivered on all fronts and always given his fans what they expect from him. It is no wonder that today he is not only a much loved actor and rapper, but also one of the top comedians. It goes without saying that his tickets sell out as soon as they appear in the market. Secure yours in time and enjoy non-stop laughter that only his shows can promise.
Hailing from Indianapolis, Epps was gifted with a natural sense of humor and he used his ability to carve out a career in this field. He dropped out of school to make a career in comedy. According to him, he went for comedy as a career because of the love of the art and money or fame was never the attraction. In fact, during his career he turned down such offers that he thought were not productive enough and as a result, lost good money. But his focus was clear, he wanted longevity in the business and for that one needs to be focused as well as original. This is the reason that he is always reinventing himself and his acts come across as fresh.
The teenager Epps made his beginnings early on when he started performing stand-up at comedy clubs in Hollis Queens. He received a lot of appreciation for his acts. The jokes he made came naturally to him and for the audience it was pure entertainment. Throughout his acts, the audience would be rolling with laughter or be in tears. The positive response was a great encouragement for the teenager. Soon the young comedian was working as a regular at the Comedy Act Theater in Atlanta.
Finding his Footing in the Industry
The big break came when he moved to Brooklyn and starred in HBO’s Def Comedy Jam in 1995. With it he started massive touring and this built him an impressive fan following. With more shows and tours, Epps gained more confidence and evolved as a comedian.
Show Business Career
The exposure in the show business introduced him to a new medium and Epps didn’t hesitate to step into movies. He landed with quite a number of roles and made his mark in this medium as well. Mike Epps made his film debut in Vin Diesel’s directorial debut ‘Strays’ in 1997. However, he is better known for his roles in The Honeymooners, The Hangover, Next Friday, All About the Benjamins and Friday After Next. With more exposure, Epps’s comedic talent also matured and he started making appearances in many music videos. The multi-talented star has guest starred on multiple rap and hip-hop songs.
Stepping into movies and other avenues like working as a producer and a rapper, however did not stop him from continuing with his stand-up career. Over the years, Epps has continued to pursue his passion. His debut comedy album titled, ‘Funny Bidness: Da Album’ came out in 2009 on E1 Music and landed at 98th spot on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and went on number nine on the Top Comedy Albums. The next year he came up with a stand-up comedy special, ‘Under Rated & Never Faded’ that featured his hilarious observations about life in the modern age. Throughout his career he has displayed his comic versatility and covered a wide range of subjects that has won him the hearts of his fans.
The stand-up comedian and actor says, “I`m a survivor of life. I try to give the glory to God and appreciate what`s happening to me”. His fans in turn appreciate what he gives to them and this has made him a success story.
In 2007, Epps received a Gotham Award for the movie titled ‘Talk to Me’. In 2012, he was honored with the Image Award for “Outstanding supporting Actor” for his role in Jumping the Broom. Other than that, he was nominated for BET Comedy Award for his supporting role in The Fighting Temptations and for the Black Reel Awards for the films, Sparkle and Jumping the Broom. Mike Epps was named the Super Bowl Ambassador for his home state Indianapolis in 2012. For this he made appearances in several TV ads in order to promote the Super Bowl Village. He also made special appearances in the Village during the Super Bowl week.
Mike Epps Tour tickets
The gifted comedian is known for his hilarious performances which is why fans are always excited to see him live. His live shows are always packed events. When you go to his show you know that you are in for an endless supply of jokes.
Epps has been touring all across America and now is the time to catch the raucously funny comic doing what he does best. Do not miss his upcoming gigs when he comes to your city. Secure Mike Epps tour tickets now because there are few other artists who can provide you with entertainment of his caliber. You have to attend his live show to know why he is considered the top comedian.