One of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today has also made quite an impression in the television, film and radio arenas. DL can currently be heard nationwide as host of his own afternoon radio show “The DL Hughley Show” which is nationally syndicated in over 60 cities across the country including the #1 radio market – New York. The radio show dives head first into hot topics of the day and dishes on the latest news, entertainment, pop culture and what’s trending in social media.
DL is currently touring as part of the Comedy Get Down Tour, which features DL along with Cedric the Entertainer, George Lopez, and Eddie Griffin. The tour was turned into docu-reality series which aired on BET.
DL shot his 11th stand up special “DL Hughley: Contrarian” last year in Philadelphia. The special is currently available on Netflix. In addition, in June of 2018 Harper Collins released DL’s third book How Not To Get Shot, And Other Advice From White People. The book, a satirical conversation about race relations, became DL’s second book to reach the New York Times Bestseller List.
In 2012, Random House books released his first humorous book title, I Want You to Shut the F*ck Up. That same year, DL also created and starred in the satirical documentary special for Comedy Central DL Hughley: The Endangered List, which premiered to rave reviews. The special was honored with the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award at the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards. In 2016, DL released his second book Black Man, White House: An Oral History of the Obama Years, described as a satirical retrospective of Obama’s years in office. The book went on to make the New York Times Bestseller List. He is currently working on his next book, scheduled for release in 2020.
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