Comedy Star Mike Epps to Perform Two Nights at the Orpheum Theatre
The hilarious Mike Epps will be performing at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on Feb. 20 and Feb. 21 on his tour titled “The Real Deal Tour.” The very appropriately titled tour rings true to who Epps is, the real deal! Not only is he one of the most successful standup comics of our generation, but he is also an actor, writer, producer and rapper. You got that right; this guy truly is the real deal!
Epps began his comedy career in 1995 when he joined the Def Comedy Jam tour and starred in two of HBO’s Def’ Comedy Jam broadcasts. He then landed his first film gig in the film “Strays” in 1997. Two years later in 1999, Epps was cast as Ice Cube’s co-star in the comedy classic “Friday After Next,” the sequel to “Friday” as Chris Tucker’s replacement. In 2001, Epps voiced the character of Sonny in “Dr. Dolittle 2,” and then was featured as a comical pimp named ‘Baby Powder’ in “How High” starring Method Man and Redman. He can also be seen in films such as “Hancock,” “Soul Men,” “Next Day Air,” “The Hangover,” “The Hangover Part III,” “Sparkle,” and more.
Epps’ film career is not the only thing that sets him apart for the rest of today’s comics. As stated before, Epps is also a successful rapper that has collaborated with artists such as Rick James, G Unit, Bow Wow, J. Cole, and many more. He even served as the “Super Bowl ambassador” in his home town of Indianapolis for the 2012 Super Bowl. He has also appeared in a plethora of television shows including The Sopranos, Wild ’n Out, Ridiculousness and Being Mary Jane.
When Epps isn’t shooting a movie, rapping, or appearing on television, he is of course touring the country sharing his comedy with the world.