Friday October 7th At The Fox Theater
The awesome Anjelah Johnson is coming back to Bakersfield and all week Drewski has your free tickets in!!!
Anjelah Johnson-Reyes was born and raised in San Jose, California and is of Mexican and Native American descent. She is one of ﬁve children and has a large extended family to which she remains close. In the beginning of her career, Johnson- Reyes was a professional cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders. As an Oakland Raiderette, she was named Rookie of the Year and even performed in Super Bowl XXXVII. After that year she decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of acting. She became an internet sensation with her viral video, “Nail Salon” which led to many stand up, television and ﬁlm opportunities. That same year she joined the cast of, “MADtv” as a series regular, which spawned another internet sensation, “Bon Qui Qui.” This original character, a disgruntled fast food employee with no ﬁlter, has been enjoyed, viewed and replicated by over 65 million people worldwide. After recording and releasing 3 songs and 2 music videos as Bon Qui Qui, Anjelah signed a record deal with Warner Bros. Records to release a full album titled, “Gold Plated Dreams”. Bon Qui Qui teamed up with Beneﬁt Cosmetics for her third music video. All the songs and the videos are currently available on iTunes and YouTube. Anjelah has appeared in multiple ads & commercials including campaigns for Sprint, Visa, Snickers, Verizon, All-State, K-Swiss, Dryers Ice Cream and was the spokesperson for a Texas based restaurant chain, Taco Cabana. Anjelah has also guest starred on shows such as The Shield, Ugly Betty, Curb Your Enthausiasm, and others all while touring with her stand up comedy. In June 2009 Anjelah recorded her ﬁrst one-hour special for Comedy Central and Warner Bros. Records titled, That’s How We Do It. Her second one-hour special, The Homecoming Show, aired on NUVOtv in July of 2013 and is currently available on DVD and Netﬂix. In 2014 Anjelah recorded her third hour special, Not Fancy, a Netﬂix original, and is currently available for streaming. Johnson has starred in such ﬁlms as OUR FAMILY WEDDING, ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE SQUEAKQUEL, and ENOUGH SAID. The ﬁlm MOM’S NIGHT OUT not only features Anjelah but also her husband, musician Manwell Reyes of the band Group 1 Crew. Anjelah resides in Los Angeles with her husband and continues to act and tour the country with her sold out comedy shows.