After a more than 20-year run on the nationally-syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show (TJMS), funnyman J. Anthony Brown is leaving the show. His comedic take on social issues and pop culture has been a staple for radio listeners in more than 100 markets across the country.
“I want to thank all the listeners and fans for embracing me for more than 20 years on the Tom Joyner Morning Show. You were a captive audience, and your support and feedback encouraged me to be a better comic and a better social commentator, reflecting the world around us,” said Brown. “I am eternally grateful to Tom Joyner and the morning crew for the years of friendship and laughs, in sickness and in health. I thank you for the opportunity to showcase my talents, and allowing me to have a voice on morning radio.”
Brown is one of the forerunners to today’s popular Black comedy scene. His departure leaves behind a legacy of comedic skits, parodies, and “murdered hits,” addressing hot topics, making headline news. Plus, listeners will certainly miss his trademark catcall: “Watch Out Deh Now!”
J. is actively planning his next radio and multi media platform play and has engaged Gary Bernstein, who is the builder of the most successful Urban programming in the contemporary radio era including Rickey Smiley, Wendy Williams, Russ Parr, Donnie McClurkin, Yolanda Adams, BeBe Winans, just to name a few. Bernstein says,
Brown’s last day was Friday but he wasn’t able to tell his fans goodbye because of the business behind the scenes but check out his video below as he gives his swan song and keeps us updated on his upcoming ventures including a weekend radio show.