Cipha Sounds

Comedian Profile

In 2007, Sounds started a stand-up comedy series called Don’t Get Gassed, a monthly show at Carolines on Broadway (NYC), billed as a Def Comedy Jam-type show. He is also the creator of the improv show “Take It Personal” at Upright Citizens Brigade Theater East in New York.[ The show features hip hop artists telling true life stories, which then inspire scenes performed by a cast of improvisors known as “A Tribe Called YES”. Cipha and Alicia Keys reportedly have an improv comedy show in development for VH1. He also got passed at The Comedy Cellar in Greenwich Village, New York. He also had a comedy series on Tidal. Since 2017 Sounds has hosted Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks on TruTv. Former “Def Comedy Jam” co-creator Bob Sumner is among “Laff Mobb’s” executive producers.

From 2003 to 2006, Sounds was a DJ for Comedy Central’s Chappelle’s Show, for 19 episodes.In April 2006, he became the host of MTV’s urban music video program Direct Effect which later became Sucker Free.