Tarik has won competitions all throughout the Tampa Bay Area in clubs such as Side Splitters, Coconuts, and the Tampa Improv. He has gone on to receive hosting duties at nightclubs, social events, and comedy shows opening for acts such as former ComicView host Gary Owens, Benji Brown, Redbone and SNL’s Finesse Mitchell.
Tarik prides himself on being an in your face comedian not afraid to touch on topics that other comedians shy away from. With material spanning from politics and ethics, to relationships and family; he wields a comedic arsenal that can please any crowd no matter race, religion, or lifestyle. His comedic influences include legends such as Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Martin Lawrence, and some of the biggest stars of the day such as: Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Dane Cook, Jon Stewart, and Cedric the Entertainer. Along with becoming a touring stand-up comedian Tarik hopes to one day become a successful actor, screenwriter and producer.