“Chris “The Mayor” Thomas is a renowned two-time comedy award-winning comedian and master of over 2000 realistic celebrity impressions, including Barack Obama, Denzel Washington, Mike Tyson, Sugar Ray Lenard and Frank Sinatra just to name a few. One of Chris’s favorite subjects, Sugar Ray Leonard, says quite simply “Chris Thomas knocks me out!” He has performed with an array of artists including Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Prince, Luther Vandross and Anita Barker. Chris continues his extensive live performance schedule both on his own as well as with fellow comedians, Jamie Foxx and Mark Curry.
Success as a stand-up comedian has allowed Chris to expand his work into all major media’s. His radio work has included weekly appearances on WRKX New York’s morning show and the nationally syndicated, “Chris Thomas Comedy Hour.” Advertising work has included such clients as Levis, Xerox, and Lee Jeans. Chris has been featured in film and video work including “Body and Soul” and Public Enemy’s “Fight The Power” while television appearances include “Star Search,” “Live At The Apollo,” and “The Sugar Ray Leonard Roast.” Chris’ work on the 1988 Run/DMC and Public Enemy national tours established him as the King of Hip Hop comedy and led to his most popular role as The Mayor of Black Entertainment Televisions’ (BET’s) “Rap City”; the cable networks highest rated show.”