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NuSkool : Born Darnell Duane Anderson Jr. in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in December 1979, Darnell has always been known as the “funny guy”. At an early age Darnell was making friends and family laugh, at talent shows, in church plays and at family functions. Darnell attended George Westinghouse High School, where he was an average student but always stood out as the class clown. After graduating in 1998, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. When discharged, he hit the stage running. Doing open mic’s in bars and lounges, Pittsburgh Funnybone. After being the runner up in The Camp Lejeune Comedy Search, He opened up for different Comedy acts such as Thea Vidale, Tommy Davidson,and David "The Frog" Bey. NuSkool also was a featured comedian for the USO in Jacksonville, NC in a show to support the troops. Darnell started performing at the FunnyBone and the Improv Comedy Clubs in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Darnell also performs as an emcee regularly for Keepem Laffn Productions in their comedy shows in various cities.
The name NuSkool was given to Darnell because of his fresh, quick witted and urban hip-hop style of comedy. Growing up, NuSkool watched shows such as In Living Color and Saturday Night Live and also idolized stand up comedians, Eddie Griffin, Martin Lawrence and Jamie Foxx. Getting his inspiration from his everyday struggles, his act contains skits about relationship, the street, music, kids and politics. This is where his wit and refreshing comedy style takes effect on hundreds of people. NuSkool performed on a traveling show called "The Chitlin Circuit" and h can be seen in a comedy club near you.
A.G. White: Have you ever noticed how every ghetto has that one white family that will never move out? A.G. White's family is that family.
Born and raised in the East New York section of Brooklyn; one of the Brooklyn's toughest neighborhoods, A.G is sure to give his audiences a real "taste of comedy with a different flavor."
After performing at several local nightspots and getting very positive responses, A.G. took his act to Harlem where he performed at the renowned Uptown Comedy Club.
He passed their "New Jack"segment of the club; was asked to return as a regular, and later received his first national broadcast opportunity on the club's newly televised TV show: The Uptown Comedy Club. Through these stand-up routines, airing national on the FOX network and in syndication. A.G's unique style gained familiarity through the comedy arena. Emphatically accepted by New York audiences, talent agents suddenly received word of A.G. White.
Agents who observed and enjoyed several of his performances, then asked him to perform at the prestigious Apollo Theater in Harlem.
The lead to his performances on the television show. "It's Showtime at the Apollo" where A.G was featured as the guest Comedian at the Tribute to Robin Harris, held at the Apollo Theater.
Since then; A.G has hosted and performed internationally at various venues including Comedy Clubs, Colleges, and Fashion Shows. He has expanded his diverse comedic style to reach audiences of BET's Comic View and is even producing live Stand-up Comedy Events at National Amusement Theaters.
A.G. has also extended his Stand-up Comedy to charitable functions including Comic Relief IV, which raised money for homeless people. He has also been seen on HBO comedy series. P.Diddy Presents and The Bad Boys of Comedy now out on DVD.
Audiences acclaim for A.G's various ethnic character such as "round=the-way" girls, homeboys, white males, Latinos, Jamaicans, and Arabs have enable him to cross multi-cultural barriers.
A.G. White is a contributing participant to HBO's "SNAPS" in addition to the boo "SNAP" volumes I, II, III.