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”

Candiace Dillard Bassett, the former star of Real Housewives of Potomac, has some exciting news to share — she’s pregnant! The 37-year-old reality TV personality is expecting her first child with her husband Chris Bassett, who is 46 years old. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and […]

The Rickey Smiley Morning Show teamed up with the Men of Color National Summit for a live broadcast! Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). Clemson University’s annual Men of Color National Summit, held April 11-12 at the Greenville Convention Center, pulsed with an electric energy. […]

Janet Jackson, the iconic and multi-talented entertainer, recently sat down for an exclusive interview where she shared exciting updates about her upcoming tour, plans for a documentary sequel, and reflections on her illustrious career and family life. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). The interview […]

A recent report from Redfin, a technology-powered real estate brokerage, reveals that nearly half of U.S. homeowners and renters (49.9%) struggle to afford their housing payments, either sometimes, regularly, or greatly. This struggle has led many to make significant sacrifices in order to meet their housing costs. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning […]

Cardi B is in the spotlight again, this time facing backlash for her candid remarks about American fast food during a recent interview. The rapper’s comments have ignited a debate on social media regarding food quality and health standards in the United States. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for […]

Nick Cannon recently sparked controversy by hosting Dr. Umar Ifatunde Johnson, a Pan-Africanist, on his show “Counsel Culture” for three consecutive weeks. The latest episode tackled the sensitive topic of interracial dating, a subject close to Cannon as he has children with multiple women, most of whom are non-Black. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join […]

Rapper and entrepreneur Jeezy, whose real name is Jay Wayne Jenkins, is making efforts to shield his ongoing divorce proceedings with Jeannie Mai from the public eye. According to Radar Online, Jeezy filed a motion requesting the court to seal “sensitive personal and financial information” related to their daughter, Monaco, as their divorce case becomes […]

Daphne Joy has accused her ex-boyfriend, 50 Cent, of rape and physical abuse, which he vehemently denies. This accusation has fueled his determination to gain custody of their 11-year-old son, Sire. These allegations emerged after Joy was implicated as an alleged sex worker for Sean “Diddy” Combs in a lawsuit. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to […]

Porsha Williams has addressed the recent allegations made by her estranged husband, Simon Guobadia, following her divorce filing. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). Guobadia filed a motion on Monday, claiming that Williams had “abandoned” their shared home but later returned with a “man visibly […]

Award-winning filmmaker Ryan Coogler is venturing into the world of music-inspired movies with a fresh project honoring the music legend Prince. The news, initially reported by Jeff Sneider of The InSneider, has garnered significant interest from fans of both Coogler’s directorial brilliance and Prince’s unparalleled musical influence. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning […]