Growing up in one of the toughest neighborhoods in South Central, Adrian McCovy -- Adee to his friends -- started cracking jokes at about the same time he learned to talk. He made his rep not just doing the dozens with other kids on the street. He'd actually act out the jokes, making even his opponents laugh. That's when he knew he was destined for a career in comedy. Adee has performed at all the big California comedy clubs, including the Improv, Laugh Factory, Comedy Store and Cobbs Comedy Club. He's also the founder of OMG Comedy and The Laff Lounge.
Born and raised in one of the toughest neighborhoods in South Los Angeles in Watts, CA at the Nickerson Gardens, Adrian “Adee” McCovy is a comedian, actor, producer, and host. Adee’s Comedy roots began since he was old enough to talk, but his art form derived from his experiences in the streets of Watts, CA. Adee always had a love for comedy. His uncles told him knock knock jokes, or just funny stories. He was a real practical joker, and was not afraid to play The Dozens with kids or your momma jokes. This was part of growing up in the streets of South L.A. Soon he began to act them out and they became even funnier that’s when they started calling him “Funny”. He was nicknamed funny by his Uncle Wayne. Although, Adee’s Comedy Career didn’t begin until 2008, he always knew he was “Funny”. Adee’s jump start into Comedy came off as a dare while hanging out with friends. He was giving the opportunity to get on stage by Sean Burns, who showed him the ins and outs of the industry. This was the beginning of Adee’s standup comedy career. Adee is a versatile entertainer as he can connect with audiences of all ages. You will find him performing at Comedy venues, fundraisers to help our youth, corporate events, or at colleges/universities throughout California. Adee is a multi-talented entertainer where his roots have been his motivation to inspire others through Comedy. He has performed on stage at the Improvs’, Laugh Factory, Comedy Store, Cobbs Comedy Club, Rio in Vegas, Uptown Comedy Club in Atlanta, GA, and many more. He is founder of OMG Comedy, and Adee’s Laff Lounge.
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