T.I.’s Grand Hustle Entertainment is branching into the world of comedy with the label’s latest venture, Grand Hustle Comedy and a comedy tour, which is scheduled to launch February 15 in Omaha, Nebraska.
Launched by comedian Roland "Lil’ Duval" Powell and Grand Hustle VP, Clay Evans, the company plans to boost the careers of underground comedians
"We want to help underground comedians not only bring their careers above ground, but also attain the type of longevity you can only get by diversifying your exposure."
Powell is also working on a comedy album , Tentatively titled Dat Boy Funny, that will mesh his brand of comedy with some of today’s biggest Hip-Hop artists including Rich Boy, Young Joc, Plies, Mistah F.A.B., Rap-A-Lot recording artists Trae and Z-Ro, and new Atlantic Records artist B.O.B.
Confirmed dates are listed below:
Feb. 15: Omaha, NE
Feb. 16: Mobile, AL
Feb. 23: University of Maryland, Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, MD
Feb 28: Lil Duval, Mike Epps, Orlando, Florida
Feb. 29 – March 2 St. Louis,Missouri