FORA.tv Speaker - Damon Williams
Williams a former Subway sandwich shop owner from Chicago began his career at All Jokes Aside Comedy club. Damon's numerous television appearances include BET's Comicview annually since '94 including his own one hour special. He's been featured on BET LIVE, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, The Tom Joyner Skyshow on TV ONE and HBO's P Diddy's Bad Boys of Comedy. Williams even hosted several episodes of the legendary Showtime at the Apollo formerly hosted by TV star Steve Harvey.
In 1999 Damon performed for over 300,000 fans as the opening act for the highly successful Kings of Comedy Tour establishing him as one of the elite Comics in the nation. Damon is a veteran of The Us Comedy Arts festival in Aspen Damon headlined the Cedric the Entertainer Comedy Revue. Damon is a crowd favorite on the college, club and concert circuit Damon also performs internationally with regular appearances in Canada with stops in Vancouver, Montreal and in Edmonton.
His material is universal and there's something for all ages. His popularity has provided him the opportunity to work with some of the biggest stars in the business and also as host for a campaign brunch for then US Senator Obama. Some of these stars include Aretha Franklin, Pattie Labelle, Luther Vandross, Ray Charles, Harry Belafonte, Chris Rock, James Brown, Jamie Foxx and even Little Richard.
09.01.13 | 00:57:41 min
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