About Rickey Smiley Morning Show

Comedian. Television host. Movie Star. Top-rated syndicated Radio Personality. Father of 6. For over 20 years. Rickey Smiley is one of the most beloved performers in American media, earning a reputation for delivering boundless laughter on-air, on-stage, and on-screen. Every morning, millions of Americans in nearly 60 cities listen to Rickey Smiley and his 6 outrageous cast members on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.” His interviews with major celebrities, social political awareness and trademark prank phone calls have made Smiley one of the most listened to radio personalities in history. Rickey Smiley’s down home southern humor, opting to use insight rather than vulgarity to get laughs, is at the core of his success. His audiences are treated to such original characters as “Mrs. Bernice Jenkins”, “Lil’ Darrl,” “Joe Willie” and “Beauford.” Smiley is known for his clean comedic style and his reputation to sell out venues across the country. To movie audiences, Smiley is best known for “All About The Benjamins” and “Friday After Next”. He’s recorded 8 best selling CDs including iTunes #1 Best Selling Comedy Album, “Rickey Smiley- Prank Calls Number 6”. On television he”s hosted BET’s “Open Casket Sharp” and “Comic View”, appeared on “Showtime At The Apollo,” “Uptown Comedy Club”, HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam”and “Snaps”. Smiley graduated from Alabama State University, became KBFB’s (Dallas) morning show personality in 2004, and soon moved his show to WHTA Atlanta. When not performing, Smiley is the ultimate devoted father, single-handedly raising 6 kids, the subject of a soon to be released parenting book. QUOTE: “Success is when preparation meets opportunity”

Days after Us Weekly confirmed their split, Larsa Pippen and Marcus Jordan were seen together in Miami, sparking rumors of a possible reconciliation. On Wednesday, February 14th, the couple was photographed spending time together, with Jordan keeping his hand on Pippen’s back as they exited her condo building. While it’s uncertain whether their hangout was […]

Usher recently provided a glimpse into what awaits fans at his highly anticipated Super Bowl 2024 halftime performance, scheduled for this Sunday at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada. “I’ve seen these fantasy lists circulating, trying to predict my setlist from start to finish,” Usher, 45, remarked, emphasizing his mindful approach to his musical journey. “Celebrating […]

Bobbi Althoff’s latest interview with Sukihana is causing a stir online. The conversation kicked off with Sukihana suggesting that Bobbi could be spending her time more profitably elsewhere. Bobbi then probed Sukihana about her money-making ventures, to which Sukihana confidently asserted her ability to rake in cash, citing her persona as “Suki with the good […]

Vanessa Bryant was visibly moved during the unveiling of a statue dedicated to her late husband, Kobe Bryant. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). The bronze statue, honoring the NBA legend who tragically passed away in 2020 at the age of 41, was revealed in […]

After nearly five years since the release of her last album, 2019’s When I Get Home, Solange Knowles has remained relatively out of the limelight. However, despite her low profile, she has kept herself busy composing a ballet score, directing the short film Passage, and launching the Saint Heron creative agency. Recently, though, there’s been […]

Despite Beyoncé’s immense success in the music realm, clinching 32 Grammy wins and amassing 88 nominations, the prestigious Album of the Year honor has remained elusive. Notably, her albums I Am… Sasha Fierce, Beyoncé, Lemonade, and Renaissance have all been nominated but ultimately fell short of the mark. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley […]

Céline Dion made a surprise appearance at the 2024 Grammy Awards, defying ongoing health challenges. The 55-year-old pop icon, battling the rare and incurable stiff person syndrome (SPS) since her diagnosis in 2022, took the stage to present the coveted Album of the Year award, a prize she first clinched 27 years ago. Text “RICKEY” […]

Issa Rae isn’t mincing words when it comes to her take on the entertainment industry’s recent changes. The cancellation of her TV series “Rap Sh!t” by Warner Bros. Discovery has fueled her frustration, highlighting what she sees as a shift away from creativity and inclusion in Hollywood. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning […]

Eva Marcille recently sat down for an interview, sharing insights into her role as Madam in the hit series “All the Queens Men,” and the challenges of juggling a busy acting career with motherhood. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). In “All the Queens Men,” […]

The music landscape on TikTok is facing uncertainty as Universal Music Group (UMG) threatens to remove tracks from artists such as Taylor Swift, Drake, SZA, and more. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). With an estimated 1.5 billion monthly users, TikTok has become a significant […]

Elon Musk recently provided an update on the ambitious venture of Neuralink, his brain-machine interface company. Musk announced that the first human has received a brain implant from Neuralink, marking a significant milestone in the company’s quest to facilitate wireless connections between human brains and electronic devices. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning […]

With over $71 million raised for HBCU’s (since 1998), Tom Joyner’s Fantastic Voyage is giving you the opportunity to party with a purpose! Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). In true Rickey Smiley Morning Show fashion, giving back is always on our radar. […]