DeRay Davis

Jul 28, 2011 by     1 Comment     Posted under: Comedian, Male Black Comedians

DeRay Davis is quickly killing Hollywood with his hilarious humor and persona. His film credits include Jumping the Broom, Semi-Pro, Old Dogs, Life as We Know It, Imagine That, License to Wed, School for Scoundrels, Scary Movie 4, Barbershop 1&2 and Johnson Family Vacation.

On the small screen, DeRay has appeared in HBO’s “Entourage”, Comedy Central’s “Reno 911”, Comedy Central Presents DeRay Davis, Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” and BET’s “ComicView” along with numerous voices on The Boondocks.

DeRay can next be seen in the Sony feature 21 Jump Street in 2012. And his 1 hour Comedy Special POWER PLAY debuts on Showtime Friday July 1, 2011 and is available OnDemand July 2nd thru July 29th.

On the recording side, DeRay wrote and performed the comedy skits on Kanye West’s LPs “Late Registration” and “The College Dropout”, and he performed at the 2006 Grammy Awards with Kanye West and Jamie Foxx.

A born hustler from Chicago’s South Side, DeRay began his career in the comedy clubs and was first noticed by Hollywood at Atlanta’s Laffapalooza Festival. Shortly after moving to LA, DeRay won the Comedy Central Laugh Riots Competition and was a standout on the Cedric the Entertainer Tour and at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival.

DeRay currently resides in Los Angeles.


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  • Dee ray is a real humorist type dude..met him twice..once hooping in Sauk village..playing game of 21 with 14 people and he cracking jokes and scoring..he stood out as star then..not hooping but laugh material sharp..also in Markham courthouse..he joked about white pages with black ink..racial message cool dude..I got skills 2 Shedp..soufside chi baby dolton to the low now u know…I wanted to be a black opera singer..but I got heckled alot NIGGGGGAAAAARRROOO, OVER N OVER I COULDN’T TAKE..AND THAT WAS A ADDITION IN THE HOOD..NO WHITES WERE THERE..MESSED UP RIGGT..BUT YEAH HIS STYLE IS SIMILAR TO MINE ..HE MIGHT OF STOLD IT…THAT DAY HOOPIN…HE MUCH YOUNFER THAN ME..BET HE SWEAR HE NEVER MET ME..LUCKY I STARTED DO ING DRUGS OR I WOULD BE HIM VICE VERSA…GOOD LUCK Dee..catch u in the chi..if u ever come back in the summer cuz I know if I lived in l way see ya next taste of chicago or lalalatooza