Rell Battle started in the entertainment business studying theater at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he later hosted his own late night radio show on WJFK 106.7 FM. This Washington D.C. native later went to work for MTV radio while still in college. After moving to Los Angeles to pursue stand-up, he was quickly chosen to perform as a "New Face" for the Jamie Foxx "Laffapalooza" festival. Since then, he has performed at comedy clubs venues throughout the country and overseas to entertain the troops. Rell recently opened the Showtime network special Chocolate Sundaes, shot at the Saban Theatre last fall. Rell just recently shot his pilot for Spike TV and will appear on the next season of Comedy Central’s hit sketch show Key and Peele.