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Earthquake's Bio

After almost 30 years of selling out rooms all over the country and now the world, Earthquake born Nathaniel Stroman has mastered his crafts as a beloved comedian, actor, voice artist and radio personality. He’s exceeded his own expectations as he continues to thrive in the comedy arena, and he still basks in the success of his critically acclaimed comedy special Chappelle's Home Team - Earthquake: Legendary for Netflix lauded by the New York Times as the funniest comedy special of that year.

Earthquake made his way into the households and hearts of his loyal fanbase in the 90’s at the height of television programming for the urban comedian. Shows like BET’s Comic View, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, glimpses of Laffapalooza and Shaq’s All-Star Comedy Jam became fan favorites. Earthquake’s DVD collection of comedy specials made him the stand-out comedic talent of that era. Those specials include, About Got Damm Time, Walter Latham Presents, From the Outhouse to the Whitehouse and These Ain’t Jokes for Showtime. As a result, his presence on the comedy circuit added a relatable and celebrated point of view that resonated with thousands of fans, and he found his sweet spot-on numerous tours and club dates. Never leaving a fan disappointed, ‘Quake’ (as he is affectionately known), quickly became a closer or multi-headliner fixture on some of the biggest tours in the country.

In addition to the television talk show circuit and digital platforms, Comedian Earthquake has been featured on primetime television as well. Notably, his first real look as a recurring character was as the beloved ‘Uncle Mike’ from the hit sitcom, ‘Everybody Hates Chris’. He then enjoyed a string of special appearances and more recurring roles including Bounce Network’s, ‘In the Cut’, ‘Rel’ for Fox Television, and HBO Max’s ‘South Side’. Most recently Quake is enjoying recurring roles on CBS’ ‘The Neighborhood’ starring Cedric the Entertainer and preparing for the third season of the breakout hit series, ‘Johnson’ for the Bounce network which had garnered over five-million views per episode in its first season.

Additionally, Earthquake can also be spotted on HBO Max series entitled, Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty.

Earthquake has enjoyed the film arena as well. His film credits include animated favorite ‘Barnyard’, ‘Something Like a Business’ with Kevin Hart, ‘Getting Played’ with Vivica Fox, Ice Cube’s ‘The Longshots’ and the Kevin Smith cult classic ‘Clerks II’ with a recent appearance in Mario Van Peebles indie-project, ‘Armed’, and a new film project entitled ‘Bed-Ridden’, for which he nabbed the leading role. As an extension of his film work, Quake has provided voicing for the ‘Barnyard’ film made-for- television program ‘Back at the Barnyard’ for Nickelodeon and voicing for global brands Nike and Beats by Dre respectively.

If all of this were not enough, Earthquake hails as the host of his uber popular radio show Quake’s House for Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Network which is housed on Sirius XM Channel 96. Celebrating its fifth season, Quake’s House airs Monday through Thursday and is the quintessential house of funny. The chat ranges from current events to the man-women complexities of romantic life and people tune in to hear Quake’s off-the-cuff banter and celebrity drop-ins.

Presently, Earthquake is filming various projects and preparing for his new comedy special. A Washington D.C native resides in Los Angeles and continues to sell out rooms on the comedy circuit, on nationwide tours and remains a favorite among top tier stand-up comedy talent. As he enjoys arguably the biggest year of his career, Quake will continue to make television appearances giving his fans glimpses of his work on popular programming.