Comedian James Davis is from the hood… next door. Not quite the original gangster, he shares his perspective on the world in which he grew up and the potentially dangerous one a block away. What defines the ‘hood’ and why is it glamorized or villainized by the media? Using a combination of stand-up bits and unscripted field segments, Davis investigates the space between cultures and levels of privilege.
Hood Adjacent (adj.) A description of a person who grew up near the hood, but not in the hood. Hood Adjacent with James Davis is your guide to black culture comedy. He hails from South Central Los Angeles – just not the most dangerous part. Davis brings his signature blend of curiosity and humor to the exploration of various physical and cultural neighborhoods from a perspective that's not quite 'hood, but Hood Adjacent.