About Rickey Smiley Morning Show

Comedian. Television host. Movie Star. Top-rated syndicated Radio Personality. Father of 6. For over 20 years. Rickey Smiley is one of the most beloved performers in American media, earning a reputation for delivering boundless laughter on-air, on-stage, and on-screen. Every morning, millions of Americans in nearly 60 cities listen to Rickey Smiley and his 6 outrageous cast members on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.” His interviews with major celebrities, social political awareness and trademark prank phone calls have made Smiley one of the most listened to radio personalities in history. Rickey Smiley’s down home southern humor, opting to use insight rather than vulgarity to get laughs, is at the core of his success. His audiences are treated to such original characters as “Mrs. Bernice Jenkins”, “Lil’ Darrl,” “Joe Willie” and “Beauford.” Smiley is known for his clean comedic style and his reputation to sell out venues across the country. To movie audiences, Smiley is best known for “All About The Benjamins” and “Friday After Next”. He’s recorded 8 best selling CDs including iTunes #1 Best Selling Comedy Album, “Rickey Smiley- Prank Calls Number 6”. On television he”s hosted BET’s “Open Casket Sharp” and “Comic View”, appeared on “Showtime At The Apollo,” “Uptown Comedy Club”, HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam”and “Snaps”. Smiley graduated from Alabama State University, became KBFB’s (Dallas) morning show personality in 2004, and soon moved his show to WHTA Atlanta. When not performing, Smiley is the ultimate devoted father, single-handedly raising 6 kids, the subject of a soon to be released parenting book. QUOTE: “Success is when preparation meets opportunity”

Get ready for the biggest party of the year! It's Rickey Smiley's Birthday Beach Blow Out happening August 9-11th in Hollywood, Fl at the Diplomat Hotel.

On Tuesday, Angela Bassett graced the red carpet in a stunning ensemble as she was bestowed with an honorary Oscar at the 14th Governors Awards in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the film industry. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW […]

During The Rickey Smiley Morning Show on Thursday (January 4), Smiley directly addressed Katt Williams’s remarks on the casting process for The Friday After Next. In the film, Williams played the role of Money Mike, while Smiley portrayed the criminally-minded Santa Claus. Williams refuted Smiley’s account of the roles, claiming that Smiley initially lied about […]

Congrats are in order for our very own Black Tony! He called off of work this morning after revealing that he has just become a brand new father. We could have planned a celebration had the pregnancy not been only three weeks long. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile […]

While the holidays are a time to rejoice, they are also a time that many people experience heightened sadness. Seasonal depression, also known as Holiday Blues, is more common than one may think. Faith-based psychologist Dr. Alduan Tartt joins the show to help listeners and the RSMS fam cope during the holiday months. Text “RICKEY” […]

Rapper, businessman, and actor Ludacris joins the show to discuss his new Disney Christmas film,’Dashing Through The Snow’!  Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). The star-studded cast (including Lil’ Rel and Teyonah Parris), producer Will Packer, and director Tim K Story have […]

With the holidays underway and Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to begin prepping! Celebrity Chef Jernard of New Soul Kitchen (on Cleo TV) is helping the Rickey Smiley Morning Show family out with tips for your next big dinner.    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR APP AND TAKE US WITH YOU ANYWHERE! Mashed […]

Rickey Smiley Morning Show gives the inside scoop on Broadway-bound ‘The Wiz’, co-produced by Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker!  Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). The RSMS crew stopped by Atlanta’s Fox Theatre Tuesday night to watch the show. Not only was […]

Let’s talk basketball, father-daughter style! Rock T’s daughter, Harmoni Turner, joins the show to give an exclusive on Harvard University sports! Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). Harmoni is an ESPN 5-star recruit and point-guard for Harvard University Women’s Basketball. Tonight’s season-opening game […]