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Comedian Roland “Lil Duval” Powell was known as a funny man way before his notoriously hilarious Twitter rants.

The Loop21.com recently profiled the comedian, revealing struggles the young entertainer went through to get where he is now.

Born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, Duval is used to getting laughed at, even if he wasn’t trying to be funny.

“Growing up I never cracked jokes purposely,” he says from the closet-sized backstage area at Uptown. “I was never actually trying to be funny, I just always came off that way. I knew I always wanted to be an entertainer though. When I saw that I had a talent to make people laugh, I just decided to roll with it.”

Read more at TheLoop21.com


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