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”

Saweetie, the 30-year-old rapper, recently sat down for an interview while promoting her new single “Nani.” During the conversation, she opened up about her struggles before achieving fame, including a period when she was homeless and couch surfing in L.A. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and […]

Media personality and podcast host DJ Akademiks, whose real name is Livingston Allen, is facing a civil lawsuit for allegedly raping Fauziya “Ziya” Abashe in July 2022. The lawsuit, filed in New Jersey Superior Court, also accuses two unnamed individuals of drugging and assaulting Abashe earlier that same day at Allen’s residence. Text “RICKEY” to […]

Kandi Burruss dropped by the Rickey Smiley Morning Show this week to chat about her latest endeavors and answer some fun questions. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). The conversation kicked off with Burruss’ excitement about her role in the Broadway revival of “The Wiz.” […]

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 […]

Whoopi Goldberg shared on Tuesday that she turned to the weight loss drug Mounjaro after reaching around 300 pounds while filming “Till,” a project in which she was both a star and producer. Her revelation comes amidst a broader conversation about obesity drugs, sparked in part by Oprah Winfrey’s recent ABC special. Text “RICKEY” to […]

Legendary boxer Sugar Ray Leonard has opened up about a painful chapter from his past in his new autobiography, where he reveals that he was a victim of sexual abuse as a teenager by a top Olympic boxing coach. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). […]

NeNe Leakes took to Instagram to reveal her disappointment after allegedly being snubbed by Porsha Williams on the set of Netflix’s “The Upshaws.” Leakes, excited about the opportunity to work on the comedy series, shared that her management company had informed her of the interest from “The Upshaws” production team. However, upon arriving at the […]

Oprah Winfrey, after her recent departure from the board of WeightWatchers, is making headlines again with her upcoming hour-long ABC primetime special focused on weight loss drugs. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). Titled “An Oprah Special: Shame, Blame and the Weight Loss Revolution,” the […]

Meek Mill has taken a firm stance against what he perceives as targeted “attacks” on Black artists and leaders, particularly following his involvement in one of Diddy’s recent sexual assault lawsuits. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). The rapper made his intentions clear in a […]

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Renowned entertainer Jamie Foxx is gearing up to share his remarkable journey with the world in an upcoming stand-up show, promising a blend of heartfelt reflection and witty humor. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). The Oscar and Grammy-winning star provided a glimpse into his […]

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Princess Love took to Instagram to announce her decision to file for divorce from Ray J, expressing her trust in God for the journey ahead. In a heartfelt caption accompanying her post, she stated, “I am trusting GOD with the next chapter of our lives.” Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile […]

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During a recent interview, Dame Dash, co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, revealed his decision to decline to produce the 2004 comedy “Soul Plane,” starring Snoop Dogg and Kevin Hart, citing offense at its racist humor. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). Dash, who had previously collaborated […]