Stand-up comedian and recording artist Lil Duval (born Roland Powell) was discovered in 2001 by Cedric the Entertainer's road manager. Duval was invited to perform on the Budweiser tour alongside Cedric and four other comedians, allowing for widespread exposure and vastly expanding his fanbase. He went on to perform on several television comedy specials including Cedric the Entertainer: Starting Lineup, Coming to the Stage, Guy Code, ComicView, Hip Hop Squares, and hosted Ain't That America on MTV2. Duval has also appeared in several films including School Dance, Three 6 Mafia's Choices II: The Setup, and his own underground comedy, Dat Boy Funny. In 2018, Duval scored his first Hot 100 single with the release of "Smile (Living My Best Life)" featuring Snoop Dogg and Ball Greezy. The track hit the number 56 spot on the Billboard Hot 100.