HRH Sharon ‘Shazz’ Nderitu wears many crowns. As we celebrate International Women’s Month, we recocnise a queen of  beauty, wit, teaching, entrepreneurship and laughter. Ruling quietly in her own Queendom, a she poses foremost as our friend. Lauded in context today for her comedic persona as she takes on the hosting duties of the all female driven ‘Girls Aloud’ EXTRAVAGANZA. Shazz has the title of queen of a real African nation – a Queendom, to be exact. Shazz is a multidimensional performer who juggles her jobs as a math teacher, event organizer, stand-up comedian, and interior designer extraordinaire with ease.

Captain of the “Thick Thighs Army,” championing body positivity, Shazz brings a unique and empowering energy to the comedy scene. Her comedy is not just about laughter; it’s a celebration of diversity, empowerment, and the beauty of life. As an Interior Designer Extraordinaire, she crafts her comedic narratives with the same precision and creativity that she applies to her design projects. As an Event Host, she ensures that every moment on stage is not just funny but also an unforgettable experience. There is a sexy coziness to her approach to engagement.

But what sets Shazz apart as a comedian is her ability to transcend the boundaries of humor and delve into poignant commentary on various issues. Her sharp wit and insightful perspectives have made her a crowd darling, drawing audiences from all walks of life. Shazz doesn’t just make people laugh; she makes them think, reflecting on the shared human experiences that unite us all.

Recently, Shazz shared her thoughts on the upcoming Punchline Comedy Club event, Girls Aloud 2024, expressing her excitement about the platform for funny women and the chance to share their perspectives with the world. In a brief conversation with iN AFRICA, she eloquently emphasized the importance of recognising comedy as a universal language, not to be confused with – or confined by –  gender stereotypes. According to Shazz, comedy is like crime – it knows no gender boundaries.

Girls Aloud 2024 promises to be an exceptional showcase of female comedic talent, featuring a diverse lineup that reflects the varied experiences of women from different corners of Africa. Shazz is particularly enthusiastic about the mix of comedians, including a Tanzanian, a visiting South African, and several Kenyan comics, each bringing their unique flair to the stage.

Shazz’s keen observation of the diverse perspectives presented in the lineup highlights the essence of the upcoming show. From the mom’s perspective to the single girl, the traditionalist to the modern woman – the event promises a laughter-filled journey through the myriad facets of womanhood. Shazz herself embodies this diversity, seamlessly weaving her own experiences into the comedic tapestry.

As she anticipates the laughter and joy that will resonate through the venue, Shazz encourages everyone to prepare for an unforgettable experience. With a warm smile and infectious enthusiasm, she assures that Girls Aloud 2024 will be nothing short of amazing. It’s a show where the microphones are held up to the faces of these incredible female comics, allowing their unique voices to be heard and appreciated.

In Shazz’s eyes, the upcoming event is a realization of a long-awaited dream for many. It’s a platform where those who are naturally funny in their everyday lives finally get to shine.

During a fun visit with one of iN’s favorite podcasts, ‘Selam & Hello’, hosted by the inspred Lily Bekele-Piper,Shazz explored the world of inappropriate, necessary African laughter with Eric from Punchline Comedy Club. The talk untangled Shazz’s path into comedy and provided an insight into the events that drove her to choose this humorous career. As they joked about, Shazz talked about how comedy has changed her life—it’s now not just a way to make her laugh, but also a way to get through sorrow and have important talks about relationships, sex, and body image

The conversation covered Shazz and Eric’s different approaches to humor while highlighting their common goal of establishing relatability, making people laugh, and most importantly, making them feel good. Their conversation demonstrated the transformative power of comedy as a tool for self-expression, healing, and building connections.

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Shazz Nderitu proves to be more than simply a comic; she’s a hilarious femme fatale and an ambassador of laughing who utilizes her comedic skills to dispel prejudice and promote inclusion. Shazz urges everyone to come laugh with her, celebrate the variety of experiences, and take part in the happy celebration of hilarious women from all backgrounds as she hits the stage at Punchline’s Girls Aloud 2024.

Shazz sat down with Lilly from Selam & Hello to share mixed feelings over mixed drinks. Have a look below.

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