The Rise of Laz Alonso

Catch Laz Alonso tonight on 106!

The Rise of Laz Alonso - Laz Alonso got his start on Wall Street, but soon after he transitioned into the entertainment industry to pursue his dreams. After getting his start on BET, he quickly became one of Hollywood's rising stars on both the small and silver screens.  Watch 106 & Park tonight at 6P/5C to catch Laz Alonso on his new role in Battle of the Year alongside of Chris Brown!  (Photo: Goodloe/PictureGroup)

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The Rise of Laz Alonso - Laz Alonso got his start on Wall Street, but soon after he transitioned into the entertainment industry to pursue his dreams. After getting his start on BET, he quickly became one of Hollywood's rising stars on both the small and silver screens. Watch 106 & Park tonight at 6P/5C to catch Laz Alonso on his new role in Battle of the Year alongside of Chris Brown! (Photo: Goodloe/PictureGroup)

Stomp The Yard - In the movie that made Columbus Short a star, Laz Alonso played his opposition in Stomp The Yard. Laz played "Zeke" who was a self-confident frat boy that wore every bit of his confidence on his sleeve.(Photo: Rainforest Films)

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Stomp The Yard - In the movie that made Columbus Short a star, Laz Alonso played his opposition in Stomp The Yard. Laz played "Zeke" who was a self-confident frat boy that wore every bit of his confidence on his sleeve.(Photo: Rainforest Films)

This Christmas - In the family holiday movie This Christmas, Laz played Macolm Moore, the husband of Regina King's character Lisa Moore. This film gave him some edge in Hollywood because he was seen playing a man and not just a college student dealing with one-dimensional issues like he as in Stomp The Yard.(Photo: Rainforest Films)

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This Christmas - In the family holiday movie This Christmas, Laz played Macolm Moore, the husband of Regina King's character Lisa Moore. This film gave him some edge in Hollywood because he was seen playing a man and not just a college student dealing with one-dimensional issues like he as in Stomp The Yard.(Photo: Rainforest Films)

Miracle At St. Anna - In a Spike Lee joint about life and war titled Miracle At St. Anna, Laz portrayed Corporal Hector Negron and held his own against Michael Ealy and Derek Luke who at the time were already well-established in Hollywood. (Photo: 40 Acres and A Mule Filmworks)

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Miracle At St. Anna - In a Spike Lee joint about life and war titled Miracle At St. Anna, Laz portrayed Corporal Hector Negron and held his own against Michael Ealy and Derek Luke who at the time were already well-established in Hollywood. (Photo: 40 Acres and A Mule Filmworks)

Fast & Furious - In the case of Fast & Furious, Laz played Fenix who wasn't necessarily the most likable character, but by the time the movie was over his slick accent and interesting way with words won you over.(Photo: Universal Pictures)

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Fast & Furious - In the case of Fast & Furious, Laz played Fenix who wasn't necessarily the most likable character, but by the time the movie was over his slick accent and interesting way with words won you over.(Photo: Universal Pictures)

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Avatar - Playing the love interest of Zoe Saldana is always a good look, so Laz Alonso was one lucky man even if he was... well... blue. Ironically, Laz's breakout role was in the 2009 epic film Avatar. Laz plays alpha male Tsu'tey.(Photo: Twentieth Century Fox Film)

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Avatar - Playing the love interest of Zoe Saldana is always a good look, so Laz Alonso was one lucky man even if he was... well... blue. Ironically, Laz's breakout role was in the 2009 epic film Avatar. Laz plays alpha male Tsu'tey.(Photo: Twentieth Century Fox Film)

The Evolution of Queen Latifah - Latifah had another star turn in 2010's Just Wright as a sports therapist who falls for her basketballer client, played by fellow rapper-turned-actor Common.  (Photo: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

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Just Wright - Even though Common was the star of Just Wright, but Laz Alonso definitely stole a few hearts.(Photo: Fox Searchlight)

Breakout Kings - The short-lived cable TV series Breakout Kings starred Laz Alonso as Charlie DuChamp who was cracking cases with ex-cons in order to stay active in the force while he dealt with a heart ailment.(Photo: TNT)

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Breakout Kings - The short-lived cable TV series Breakout Kings starred Laz Alonso as Charlie DuChamp who was cracking cases with ex-cons in order to stay active in the force while he dealt with a heart ailment.(Photo: TNT)

Jumping The Broom - Uh oh, Laz better watch out for Robin Thicke and Kevin Hart because he had a few steamy scenes with Robin's beautiful wife, Paula Patton in the romantic comedy Jumping The Broom.(Photo: TriStar Pictures)

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Jumping The Broom - Uh oh, Laz better watch out for Robin Thicke and Kevin Hart because he had a few steamy scenes with Robin's beautiful wife, Paula Patton in the romantic comedy Jumping The Broom.(Photo: TriStar Pictures)

Battle Of The Year - Laz worked with Chris Brown in Stomp The Yard and they have reunited for the film Battle of the Year! Tune in tonight to see what his experience was onset and why this movie is a must-see!  Watch Laz tonight on 106 at 6P/5C!  (Photo: Matt Kennedy/Screen Gems)

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Battle Of The Year - Laz worked with Chris Brown in Stomp The Yard and they have reunited for the film Battle of the Year! Tune in tonight to see what his experience was onset and why this movie is a must-see! Watch Laz tonight on 106 at 6P/5C! (Photo: Matt Kennedy/Screen Gems)