The Most Notable Stand-Up Comics from Def Comedy Jam People

The Most Notable Stand-Up Comics from Def Comedy Jam

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A thorough list of Def Comedy Jam performing comedians, with photos! Russell Simmons classic HBO stand-up comedy showcase ran from 1992 until 1997, and then returned in 2006. The show helped to launch the careers of dozens of popular and famous black comedians, including Bernie Mac, Dave Chappelle, Bill Bellamy, Damon Wayans, Jamie Foxx, Mike Epps and Chris Tucker.

Who are the most famous Def Jam comedians? Though a variety of "Best Of" collections were released of the classic '90s episodes, only the 2006 revival series has had all its episodes collected for DVD. This list includes the notable comedians who stepped on the Def Comedy Jam stage on their way to the big time. (Be sure to check out more great comedy every week on Cannon's Countdown!)
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  2. 27
    1966 More
  3. 28
    1967 More
  4. 29
    1965 More
  5. 30
    1942 More
  6. 31
    1973 More
  7. 32
    1967 More
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  9. 34
    1968 More
  10. 35
    1961 More
  11. 36
    1965 More
  12. 37
  13. 38
    1970 More
  14. 39
    1967 More
  15. 40
    1969 More
  16. 41
    1941 More
  17. 42
  18. 43
    1965 More
  19. 44
    1940 More
  20. 45
    1957 More
  21. 46
  22. 47
    1962 More
  23. 48
    1978 More
  24. 49
    1969 More
  25. 50
    1927 More

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