Ahmed Al-kadri: Special Not Special.

Ahmed Al-kadri To Release Debut Hour, "Special Not Special"

Ahmed Al-kadri: Special Not Special.
Ahmed Al-kadri: Special Not Special. Photo credit: Bahareh Ritter.

Yemeni-American comedian Ahmed Al-kadri, has announced his debut stand-up comedy special aptly titled, Special Not Special, coming to YouTube next month.

What to know about Ahmed Al-kadri's new special.

The rising LA based comic tells his story about being an immigrant raised in Dallas, TX while bringing his striking goofy charm to the stage.

In Ahmed's first special, he tells tales that span the spectrum of life's absurdities from taking mushrooms at a Lizzo concert and playing Taboo with his brothers to the comedic nuances of dual cultural identities. The hour offers the telling of uproarious misadventures involving drug-dealing escapades, dating mishaps, and a slew of other silly situations as Ahmed turns the ordinary into the extraordinary. 

Over the last year, he's gained a sizable following on Instagram & TikTok from his viral sketch & stand-up clips like Roommates with Anxiety & F-Boi Rehab. His content has been featured on Buzzfeed and DankMemes.

What he's saying about the new hour.

Ahmed shared the meaning behind his new hour saying that "the motivation behind this special stems from a desire to bridge cultural gaps through laughter."

Continuing on the new special, he shares how "Comedy has a remarkable ability to transcend boundaries and connect people on a human level. Writing this material involved mining my own life for humorous anecdotes, embracing vulnerability, and finding the universal truths in the specifics of my experiences."

When & how to watch Ahmed Al-kadri: Special Not Special.

Ahmed Al-kadri: Special Not Special premieres for free on his YouTube channel February 24th!

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