"I’ve even created a new word for myself called 'entrepretainer,' which is just somebody who’s like, 'My business hat is always on, even when I’m entertaining.'"
Nick Cannon’s “Wild N Out” changed the face of comedy when it was introduced on MTV in 2005. However, comedy has changed tremendously over the past 14 years since the show made its debut. For instance, social media was not as entrenched in our lives as it is today. To be discovered, most young comics would have to toil in small comedy clubs for years to gain recognition.
We've all got a lot going on, but Nick Cannon really has a lot going on. The business mogul and father of three is the executive producer and host of the hip-hop improv comedy show Wild 'N Out, and, on the side, he produces music, movies and is pursuing his master's degree at Howard University. How does he stay focused on so many tasks? "An entrepreneur is somebody who jumps out of a window and figures out the landing on the way down," he tells us.
DC Jazz Festival (DCJF), with the only city-wide jazz festival in the mid-Atlantic region, today announced that Nick Cannon will host Great Masters of Jazz, on June 16 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.