Making people laugh comes easily to Yaaseen Barnes because that’s what he is most passionate about. Since joining the South African stand-up comedy scene he mas made thousands of people lol with his unique blend of stage and social media work. His achievements in his relatively short time in comedy is admirable to say the least:
- Winner of the Good Hope FM
- Laughmaster Competition in 2014
- Savanna Comic’s Choice Award winner for Best Newcomer in 2015
- Savanna Comic’s Choice Award winner for Intermediate Comic Of The Year in 2016
- Mail & Guardian’s Top 200 Youth 2016…
These are just some of the highlights of the force that is Mr Barnes!
Performing stand-up comedy was not enough for Yaaseen so he became a writer for the SAFTA winning Point Of Order and the Emmy nominated ZANews.
He is currently filming the third season of the hugely popular web series The Weekly Noise.
He somehow also finds the time to fit his radio show in and he is part of the team which runs the open mic comedy on a Wednesday at Cape Town’s home of comedy; Obviouzly Armchair.
Yaaseen has a passion for making people laugh everyday, check out his body of work and witness making of a future comedy legend.