Hood Adjacent with James Davis is coming soon! The new series will premiere in June, and Davis will reveal to viewers his thoughts on growing up next to the “hood” of Los Angeles.
Comedy Central shared a press release detailing the new series. A preview has also been released. Check both out below.
“Whether you are ridin’ dirty or riding a hipster bicycle, James Davis welcomes you to his neighborhoods with new Comedy Central series Hood Adjacent with James Davis debuting Wednesday, June 28 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, one block away from where “shit goes down,” James Davis shares his perspective on the world he grew up in and the world he grew up next to. Hood Adjacent with James Davis explores contemporary urban topics through a unique, hybrid style of comedy that bridges the gap between urban and mainstream comedy.
The premiere episode follows James as he explores the Hood, what defines “Hood,” and why it’s only glamorized or villainized by the media. He takes us on a journey to the Hood with his friend Stevie J to earn his Hood Pass and introduces us to a Trap Kitchen.
Episodes will launch day of air on cc.com and the Comedy Central app as well as the day after air on iTunes, Amazon Video, VUDU, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Verizon Multi-Screen and Frontier Communications. Hood Adjacent fans can get in on the action by following the show on Facebook and Twitter.
Hood Adjacent with James Davis was originated by Davis and Doug Karo and is executive produced by Davis, Brillstein Entertainment Partners’ Alex Murray and Shawna Wexler, Rikki Hughes, Troy Miller, Sean O’Connor, and showrunner Jim Margolis. Tara Schuster and Kelci Parker are the Executives in Charge of Production for Comedy Central.
James is a writer and comedian based in Los Angeles. Previously, James has written on The Late Late Show with James Corden and appeared as a regular roundtable guest on Chelsea Lately. James’ parody Baracka Flacka Flames – Head of the State was named the #2 viral video of 2010 by AOL and has over 11 million views on the web leading to notoriety from the New York Times. James’ monthly stand up show Urban Dictionary at the Nerdmelt Showroom in Los Angeles was featured at the 2015 New York Comedy Festival and later inspired the series called Swagasaurus which lived on Comedy Central’s Snapchat Channel.
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