One of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today has also made quite an impression in the television, film and radio arenas. D.L. was mostly recently heard on the New York airwaves, as host of the morning show on WRKS-FM. DL also serves as a weekly contributor to the nationally syndicated radio show, “The Tom Joyner Morning Show.” First and foremost a standup comedian, he starred in his 5th stand-up special “Reset” which premiered on Showtime July 14, 2013. In addition, D.L’s first humorous book title, I Want You to Shut the F*ck Up, is out in bookstores now.
In August 2013, Hughley signed to host a weekday radio broadcast, with a launch date of August 26, 2013. THE D.L. HUGHLEY SHOW, distributed by Reach Media, Inc. will be a daily themed, music intensive afternoon drive program from 3-7pm ET. “I think radio fits my sensibility. I want to be fast, I want to be funny, I want to be topical. I want to make people laugh a lot and think a little. Some people want to push the envelope – I want to see if I can singe it a little.