Comedienne Hope Flood returns with the eighth year of the Comics Rock Convention (CRC). This 5 day convention brings comedic talent from around the nation to gain industry knowledge, valuable insight and to engage in workshop, seminars, and panels in an effort to market and manage their business and craft. Industry experts included Talent Booker Tina Graham, Willie Lynch, Jr., Rodney Perry, and Shang Forbes. Content Editor of Live Hip Hop Daily Desha Elliott spoke on digital marketing, diversity in the industry and preparing for sponsorship.
Day 2 features The Purple Carpet Comedy Awards Tribute night, which paid homage to Veteran Actor/Comedian J. Anthony Brown, Veteran Actor/Comedienne Marsha Warfield, on-air personality/Comedian Ricky Smiley, First Black Female Impressionist Sylvia Traymore Morrison, Comedy Club Owner/Producer Gary Abdo, Promoter and Owner of the Atlanta House of Comedy Maurice Sims, and chosen internet sensation Comedian Glenn Fox from Louisville, Kentucky. Special musical performances by Tony Terry, Lamar “Deuce Lubin from DRS, Londee The Artist and a never-before-seen one woman show performance by legendary Comedienne Marsha Warfield called “The Book of Marsha”. Actress/Comedienne Cocoa Brown, along with V103 Radio Personality Tyler Chronicles, we’re the celebrity host, and Comedian/Actor Bruce Bruce and Comedienne Veteran Lunelle served as celebrity presenters.