Comedy legend, entertainment mogul, television host, actor and radio personality, Rickey Smiley, has become one of the entertainment industry’s most celebrated performers. Most recently, his memoir Stand by Your Truth And Then Run for Your Life! was released by Gallery Books. Smiley also joined the Martin Lawrence 2018 LIT AF tour, the Mike Epps Platinum Comedy Tour, and co-hosted the Black Music Honors for the second time. In 2017, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) recognized Smiley’s excellence in broadcasting and awarded him the Marconi Award for Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year.