'Best Comedy Special of the Year' - The New York Times & 'Comedian of the Year' - The Humor Mill Magazine
Washington DC’s own comedian, actor and voice-artist, Earthquake earned a strong fan-base in stand-up comedy via programming platforms fueled by BET, HBO, Comedy Central, Showtime and more. Born Nathaniel Stroman, ‘Quake’ (as he’s known by fans), entered America’s households on the classic run of BET’s Comic View and HBO’s comedic rites of passage program, Def Comedy Jam. Pointedly, Earthquake wowed audiences with one of his most memorable performances for HBO’s coveted 30-minute comedy special series, One Night Stand.
While becoming one of the hottest properties of the standup comedy circuit, Earthquake filmed a string of comedy specials. The specials include, About Got Damm Time, Walter Latham Presents, From the Outhouse to the Whitehouse and more recently These Ain’t Jokes which premiered on the Showtime Network. Quake’s fans also enjoy an extensive cluster of comedy content collector’s DVD’s as well such as the Shaq’s All-Star Comedy Jam DVD Collections.
In 2021, Earthquake taped his famed comedy special for Netflix entited 'CHAPPELLE'S HOME TEAM: EARTHQUAKE LEGENDARY' to rave reviews. The world of comedy shook as people were reintroduced to 'Quake' on a global platform and some audiences were introduced to him for the very first time. Named 'Comedy Special of the Year' by the New York Times, Earthquake celebrated the opportunity to connect with audiences in ways he's never done before.
Presenstly, Earthquake is enjoying recurring roles on Cedric the Entertainers' The Neighborhood' (CBS),
'Johnson' (Bounce) and 'South Side' (HBO MAX). He can also be seen on 'Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty' (HBO MAX).