The first annual LOL Comedy Honors took place in Harlem NYC on Thursday, August 24th, and the event lived up to its hype. Sponsored by Hidden Agenda, Ncindustrii, The Marriott Hotel, African American Women in Cinema, and 4.0 Public Relations & Marketing, the evening boasted a star studded list of black comedy greats. Black excellence was on full display.
Funny man Bill Bellamy took the helm as host for the evening and he was in rejoice as he paid homage to his peers in the game. In a room full of black excellence the night went very well.
Here the official list of the 2017 Honorees:
Paul Mooney: The Honor for Creative Excellence
George Wallace: The Living Legend Honor
Marsha Warfield: The Comedy Queen Pioneer Honor
Terry Hodges: The Charlie Murphy Road Warrior Honor
D.L. Hughley: Voice of a Generation Honor
Mike Epps: The Richard Pryor Lifetime Achievement Honoree
Luenell: The Moms Mabley Legacy Honor
Joe Torry: The Robin Harris Legend Honor
John Laster: The Ray Murphy Memorial Honor
Juhahn Jones: The Social Media Comic Influencer of the Year Honor
There was also a special honor for The Queens Of Comedy, Mo’Nique, Adele Givens, Sommore and Laura Hayes.
Photos by Dboyslr