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FriendsLikeUs


A Podcast featuring women of color with different views on hot topics. 

Aug 26, 2020

Chaunte Wayans - As seen on her 2019 Netflix comedy special  ‘They Ready’ produced by Wanda Sykes and Tiffany Haddish, Chaunte Wayans is a voice to be heard. Wayans is a nationally touring headlining comedian and actor and has toured with Tiffany Haddish, Katt Williams, Russell Peters, and appeared on AJ and The Queen on Netflix, Wild N’ Out, and Laff Tracks.  As a stage performer, Wayans was in the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production, Collective Rage: 5 Betties In A Play alongside Lea DeLaria, Dana Delaney, Ana Villafane, and Adina Verson. She has appeared on WTF with Marc Maron, The Breakfast Club, The Lez Factor, Riffin with Eric Griffin, Girl Talk and more. She’s been featured in Essence, Forbes, The Los Angeles Times, The Grio, to name a few. Wayans is a proud member of the Wayans family legacy. She grew up in New York City and currently resides in LA with her dog Shiva. Follow them on Instagram @cwayans.

Vanessa Fraction - Born in St. Louis and raised in Chicago, this mother of two has over a decade of experience captivating fans around the world with her one of a kind storytelling talent. Whether you see her on stage, television or hear her on the radio, Vanessa is on a mission to empower her audience to overcome their struggles while laughing at hers. These can be hilarious tales of being a single mother paying child support or revealing anecdotes on the battle of being a strong, successful black woman. Her television credits include appearances on Comedy Knock Out and Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks (TruTV), Tales (BET), and a  recurring role on BounceTV’s Mann and Wife. Vanessa’s hilarious and bold stand-up comedy has been showcased on many shows such as HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, 1st Amendment Standup (STARZ) and Mike Epps Live at Club Nokia. As a writer she has worked on The Arsenio Hall Show (CBS), 106 & Park and The Mo’Nique Show (BET). Her film roles include Barber Shop 2: Back in Business and Kim Field’s Holiday Love: The Rebirth. Her quick wit and sharp humor is featured when she guests hosts on entertainment shows like DishNation (FOX) When you "do the math" Vanessa Fraction equals One Very Funny Lady! More info at www.vanessafraction.com 

Kenice Mobley is a standup comedian and filmmaker who lives in Brooklyn, New York. Kenice performs stand up comedy around the world and recently participated in the Women in Comedy Festival, 10,000 Laughs Festival and the Brooklyn Comedy Festival this year. She also appeared on Laughs on FOX and SiriusXM and was recently featured as the comedian of the week in Vulture. She hosts Love About Town, an interview and relationship podcast available as part of the Women In Comedy Podcast Network and the Brain Machine Network.  She produces The Pasta Show, The Lab, and Nothing Important stand up shows in Brooklyn. 

Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf