Chase Lamar Smith
In his 6 years of performing stand-up comedy, Chase has emerged as one of the fastest rising comedians in the city of Philadelphia. Nominated three years straight for comedian of the year (2013/2014/2015), he’s branded himself as one of the hardest working, humorous, entertaining, and consistent comedians this city has produced. In 2011, he started the Chase N’ Laughs comedy show, one of Philadelphia’s longest established comedy shows in the city. Chase N’ Laughs also was also featured in other cities (Delaware, Florida, and Baltimore). In 2014, he was featured on BET to announce the 2014 BET Awards host Chris Rock. He has performed stand-up comedy in cities/states such as L.A., New Orleans, Florida, Ohio, Atlanta, Virginia, Connecticut, Maine, NY, DC, NJ, North Carolina, South Carolina, Baltimore and more. He has hosted pre-game shows at the Wells Fargo stadium for the Philadelphia Soul (Arena Football) and has been featured in three magazines; Urban Celebrity Magazine (Summer 2010), Social Therapy Magazine (July 2013), Live and Direct Magazine (January 2015), as well as a write-up in the ‘Philadelphia Tribune’ (March 2014) newspaper. In addition to his passion for entertainment, he also supports community/youth development and outreach. From being a guest speaker for numerous public schools, he has taken that passion and developed the non-profit organization “No Dreams Deferred, Inc.” which is a youth enrichment program that focuses on arts, crafts, music, science and mentoring. Chase was also selected to host the 2015 Stop the Violence School Tour in Philadelphia, PA as well as creating the “Chase N’ Dreams” kids talent showcase, which allows children to display their talents on stage as part of a showcase. In addition to comedy, Chase has expanded his talents to acting as well. He’s been featured in several stage plays, independent films, music videos, and a screenplay that has been submitted to over 20 film festivals and nominated for many awards. He’s performed comedy on two televised (public network) comedy specials (Planet Comedy Tv / PhillyCam). To add to the entertainment endeavors, Chase has become an award winning (Philly Hip-Hop awards 2013) radio personality for the “Happy Hour with Chase” internet radio show on www.phillyhottradio.com which was nominated three years in a row (2013/2014/2015) for Best Internet Radio Show in the city of Philadelphia.
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Comedian Chase is available to host and/or perform comedy at Baby Showers, Weddings, Social Engagements, Karaoke, Comedy Shows, Birthday Parties, Anniversaries, Churches - any event that you need humor and entertainment, contact Chase.