Def Comedy Jam Invades Comedy Festival


Comedian/actor D.L. Hughley will hit the stage next month to host rap mogul Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam.The show, which will take place at 8 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Comedy Festival in Las Vegas, will feature DJ Kid Capri as well as comedians Tiffany Haddish, Tony Roberts, Wil Sylvince, Malik S. and Damon Wayans Jr.Created by Simmons and Stan Lathan, Def Comedy Jam is known for showcasing numerous comedians for more than a decade. Over the years, the show, which airs on HBO, has launched the careers of several African-American stand-up comedians, including Bernie Mac, Arnez J, Earthquake, Bill Bellamy and Chris Tucker.The Comedy Festival is slated to run from Nov. 14-17 Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. For tickets, visit

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