Comedy seemed to be a natural fit for Hadiyah very early on. After first taking the plunge into the art she was a Finalist in the NBC Stand Up For Diversity showcase, a Semi Finalist in the Ladies of Laughter competition and a featured comedian in the New York Underground Comedy Festival. Hadiyah made her television debut on BET’s Comic View in 2005 and returned in 2008 for BET’s One Mic Stand and most recently appeared as a featured guest on The Mo’Nique Show where she performed as well as sat down with the Oscar Winner.
Along with her stage peformances Hadiyah has been a commentator on MTV’s Yo Momma, BET’s Do’s and Don’ts of the Hip Hop Awards, The Maury Povich Show as well as a contestant on TV One’s Get the Hookup. Her stage performance include such noted comedy clubs as Caroline’s on Broadway, Gotham, The New York Comedy Club, The Laugh Factory, and Comix. She’s even taken her act across the ocean to Amsterdam’s RAI Theater as a Queen of Comedy as well as performing for the troops in Germany and South Korea. She has worked with such noted comedians as Donnell Rawlings, Joe Torrey, Sheryl Underwood, Tess Drake, Talent, Capone and many more. She has appeared on Sirius Satellite on Jamie Foxx’s Fox Hole Radio, 98.7 KISS FM Crank Squad, the Urban Hang Suite, Everyday Radio and DTF Radio.
Before making the leap into comedy, Hadiyah was making a living as an Associate Producer at MTV. Her resume includes such television series as High School Stories, Uncensored, True Life, and P.Diddy’s Making the Band.
Today, Hadiyah has both feet planted firmly in stand-up comedy, writing and looking toward the future. Keep an eye out for her as a writer and talent on the sketch series “The Jump Off, The Bullyvard as well as the writer/producer/director of the “The Grind Web Series” which is available online at www.thegrindwebseries.com.