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Born and raised in Atlanta. A Taurus to the heart. Family is #1 in the world to me! Very chill, laid back and just love to have REAL fun! Fav thing is to play spades with friends. I’m probably one of the biggest gadget freaks, and I love to travel! Be positive!
Funnyman Rickey Smiley is known for making millions laugh. As a much loved comedian, television
host, and top rated nationally syndicated radio personality, Smiley has earned a reputation for delivering
audience pleasing performances onstage or off. With the distinct ability to take everyday observations
and skillfully create comedic gold, Smiley is a standout in the entertainment world.
Rickey Smiley is one of the few “clean” comics that is amongst the upper echelon of contemporary great
comedians. The multi-talented comedian, is however, much, much more. His audiences are treated to
such original characters as “Bernice Jenkins” (AKA Granny Swims, Ms. Johnson or Mrs. Francis), “Lil’
Daryl,” “Rusty Dale” and “Beauford.” Bernice Jenkins has a Grandson named Rufus, who’s a stereotype
modern day “Gangsta”. In addition, his show often includes a band which he accompanies, playing
several instruments and singing.
In 2007, Rickey Smiley became the host of the “Rickey Smiley Morning Show”, one of the funniest, and
most compelling morning shows in the country. Broadcasting live from our Atlanta studios, Smiley has taken the world by storm with his unique blend of comedy and irreverent commentary. Every morning, Smiley brings to life his many beloved characters and bits, such as, his famous prank phone calls, “Paternity Test Tuesday”, “Wake Up Wednesday (political talk), “Gary’s Tea”, “News You Can’t Use”, or “The Joke of the Day”. The “Rickey Smiley Morning Show” is a blend of laughter, serious discussion of social issues, political awareness, and community outreach.
Dewayne Searcy, a.k.a. Emperor Searcy, hails from Atlanta, GA, is a graduate of B.E. Mays H.S. and is an On-Air Personality / Mixer on Atlanta’s WHTA-FM – HOT 107.9 from 2-6PM.
As a Record Producer, Emperor Searcy has created cutting edge Production & Beats for successful projects that include: Ginuwine’s “Pony” Bass Remix, “Swing My Way” by KP & Envy, “Holiday” by Witchdoctor, So So Def Bass Allstars Compilation, and Nationwide Compilation with Too Short. And most recently Searcy signed a deal with Warner Brothers Records for his new artists: Trillville and Lil’ Scrappy.
On the Music Business side, you’ll find Emperor “The Entrepreneur” Searcy handling his business at the headquarters of BME Recordings in Atlanta. This is where ‘Mr.’ Searcy is an Executive and Co-founding Partner of Black Market Entertainment – along with his other savvy business partners; Robert McDowell, Jonathan ‘Lil’ Jon’ Smith and Vince Phillips.
Billboard Magazine has recognized BME Recordings as: “The #1 Indie Label of The Year for 2003″. …This was after many weeks of holding down the #1 Chart Position – on Billboard’s Independent Album Charts.
With his many Gold & Multi-Platinum Awards , a highly successful Record Company – BME, and one of the Hottest Radio shows in the Atlanta Market, it’s no wonder that Emperor Searcy is constantly featured in numerous Music Industry and Entertainment Publications such as “Holla!” and “Rollin’ Out”.
Emperor Searcy’s further overwhelming achievements include: “The AIR Radio Award for 2000 and 2001″, “Atlanta’s Best DJ Award” – from Cox Communication’s Atlanta Journal & Constitution Newspaper, and “Best DJ of 2003″ – by Atlanta Magazine. And recently, “Source Magazine named Emperor Searcy: “One of Hip Hop’s Most Influential DJ’s”.