JB Smoove to Host ABFF's Comedy Wings Competition

Finals to take place in Miami's South Beach during the festival.

Real Husbands of Hollywood star JB Smoove is on top of his comedy game, and now he's helping a group of up-and-coming comedians get their recognition. 
The actor and comedian will host the Comedy Wings Competition at the American Black Film Festival this year in Miami. The showcase, hosted by HBO, will give a chance to four aspiring comics to impress an audience and an all-star panel of judges including Anthony Anderson, Affion Crockett and casting director Robi Reed

The four finalists are L.A.’s Rainer Pollard, Bronx, NY, native Trev Houston, Michael Head from Cleveland and New York City’s Zainab Johnson. Names to keep an eye on for the future!
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