Snoop Dogg to Host Night of Black Comics at ‘Netflix Is a Joke’ Festival

Snoop Dogg performs in LUCCA in ITALY on JULY 28, 2015. (Credit: Shutterstock)

Snoop Dogg joins the lineup of stars added to  “Netflix is a Joke: The Festival” in Los Angeles and he’s bringing some of his celebrity friends.

The “Drop It Like It’s Hot” artist is hosting a night of legendary Black comics at the Hollywood Palladium as part of the comedy festival, Netflix announced in a recent press release.

The rapper’s comedy show titled “Snoop Dogg’s F–n Around Comedy Special” will feature special guests Katt Williams, Mike Epps, Sommore and more. The show will be recorded live on May 5, with two showings — one at 7 p.m. and the second one at 9:45 p.m.

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In addition to Snoop, some of the comedians joining the festival lineup include John Mulaney, Sebastian Maniscalco, and Bill Burr.

Billy Eichner will host “Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration at The Greek Theatre. The all-star night features Bob the Drag Queen, Eddie Izzard, Margaret Cho, Marsha Warfield, Sandra Bernhard, Tig Notaro, Wanda Sykes and many more. “Stand Out” takes place on May 7 at 7:30 p.m. and is produced by Page Hurwitz, Wanda Sykes (Push It Productions), Brian Graden and Dave Mace (Brian Graden Media). Tickets can be found here.

Previously announced comics include Kevin Hart, Gabriel Iglesias and Dave Chappelle. In December, Netflix drew criticism for adding Chappelle to the lineup amid the controversy surrounding his special, The Closer.

The “Netflix is a Joke: The Festival” now boasts over 250 live shows across more than 30 venues around Los Angeles and is produced by Netflix in association with Live Nation. There are also some free events within the festival.

Tickets for Snoop’s night of comedy can be found here. Tickets for the festival go on sale April 8. Complete details can be found at

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