Today we profile Kamer’s rising comedian MC Calvino , who is gradually gaining grounds in the Cameroon entertainment industry.
Here we go..
Lady-T: Who is MC Calvino?
MC Calvino: MC Calvino is an upcoming, young and energetic stand up comedian and a lively radio presenter.
Lady-T: When did you know you had it in you to be a comedian?
MC Calvino : I have been funny since I was a baby, but I only found out a funny person is referred to as a comedian 18 years later.
Lady-T: Who gave you the very first platform to debut on?
MC Calvino : The very first stage I mounted in the vest of a comedian was in High School back at Sofati Kumba all orchestrated by Hon. Agbor Nduku, then coordinator of the communication and animation troupe (CAT) school theatre troupe. I remember the slogan back then “In CAT we act”. I owe him everything I am today. It was never easy with him though.
Lady-T: How difficult did you think it’d be?
Lady-T: Studies and your Career how do you blend both?
MC Calvino : Truth be told, I have not been able to merge both, I dropped out of School in my first year at the University. I pray I have the patience to continue someday.
Lady-T: For now how many people have you worked with?
MC Calvino : I have worked with so many people so far. From Kumba to Buea, Limbe, Tiko, Yaounde and back to Buea. Above all, I respect the work I did with Oboy at the Oboy Comedy Show in Yaounde.
Lady-T: What projects do you dream of achieving someday?
MC Calvino : Win a Canal d’or, celebrate my birthday with BasketMouth as we share the same birthday, Host Comedy Central’s Daily Show and make my mum proud.
Lady-T: Do you think the Cameroonian entertainment industry is an easy one?
MC Calvino : Sure, the industry is very easy…. Just as Emmanuel Kimbi sang “Na we di complicatam”
MC Calvino : The Oboy Comedy Show Fresh Planeta Restaurant, Obili Yaounde. Last December 12th.
Lady-T: Any words for people with the same passion you have?
MC Calvino : Be funny enough. I di laf.
Follow MC Calvino on Instagram/Twitter @mccalvinow and on Facebook www.facebook.com/comicmccalvino
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Have a laugh with Kamer’s comedian MC Calvino.