Lil Duval

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Lil Duval
Roland Powell

(1977-06-12) June 12, 1977 (age 43)
  • Actor
  • comedian
  • rapper
  • singer
  • writer
Years active2001–present
Comedy career
Musical career
GenresHip hop
Associated acts

Roland Powell, better known by his stage name Lil Duval, is an American stand-up comedian and recording artist. In 2005, he was a finalist on BET's comedy competition series Coming to the Stage. Powell is a series regular to the MTV2 shows Guy Code and Hip Hop Squares. From 2013 to 2014 he hosted the video show Ain't That America on MTV2.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Roland Powell was born on June 12, 1977[3] and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. He adopted the stage name "Lil Duval" to pay homage to his birthplace, Duval County, Florida. After graduating from First Coast High School,[4] he relocated to Atlanta, Georgia.

Duval released his first solo single and music video on April 1, 2014 entitled "Wat Dat Mouf Do?" featuring Trae tha Truth. In 2018, he released "Smile Bitch (Living My Best Life)" featuring Snoop Dogg and Ball Greezy, and the single peaked at number 56 on the Billboard Hot 100.[5]




Music video appearances[edit]

In addition to stand-up comedy, Powell also writes for Ozone magazine. He has also appeared in several music videos including:

Stand up performances[edit]

  • BET ComicView (2005 and 2013)
  • All Star Comedy Jam - Live from Orlando (2012)
  • Cedric the Entertainer: Starting Lineup (2002)


  1. ^ Lerman, Ali (July 26, 2013). "'Ain't That America With Lil Duval' is Straight Up Bussin!", OC Weekly.
  2. ^ Szaroleta, Tom (August 6, 2013). "Jacksonville's own Lil Duval making his mark on MTV2", The Florida Times-Union.
  3. ^ Castro, Danilo (October 8, 2019). "Lil Duval Age & Height 2019: How Old & Tall Is He?".
  4. ^ Hawk, Rachael. "10 famous people who attended Jacksonville schools". WJAX. Retrieved 2020-09-04.
  5. ^ "Lil Duval Jokes About Murdering Transgender Women, Leads To 'The Breakfast Club' Boycott". Essence.
  6. ^ "Nasty - Single by Lil Duval, Jacquees & Tank", Apple Music, retrieved March 12, 2020
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