Tim "Dat Dude" Williams

Tim (Willie) is one of the newest members of Sleuth Ink. Born and raised in Langley Park, MD, his friends began to affectionately refer to him as “Dat Dude” because of his outgoing personality and quick wit. After serving time at Montgomery College, Williams took a break from the collegiate scene to pursue his passion to entertain. This self taught musician played the bongos for several local bands and well known gospel artists. He loves the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s alternative music, Latin, funk, jazz, the REAL hip hop, reggae, and several other genres of music. Tim has been a member of the Da Party Crasherz Band and Show for over a year. Inspired by Red Foxx, Dave Chapelle, Tommy Davidson, Martin Lawrence (just to name a few), he loves going out and being able to be as (respectfully)  crazy as he wants. But most importantly, making people laugh.   

Anthony Ellison

Anthony Ellison (Leroy): Anthony “Uncle Buck” Ellison is a native of Alexandria, Virginia.  With over 20 years experience working with children, this educator runs a before and aftercare program.His unique style of entertaining the youth inspired him to create High Hopes Entertainment over 9 years ago. From there, the infamous group known as the Da Party Crasherz was birthed. Strong comedic genes run in his family. He came up with his Uncle Buck character based on his brother’s pimping chronicles and the fact “everyone has an old country uncle that wear 70s clothes and big hair.” In his spare time, he host parties throughout the east coast. Some of his career highlights include performing for Martin Lawrence and sharing the stage with the legendary EU Band and the iconic Teena Marie. Anthony is looking forward to retiring his high heel fish tank shoes to continue more formal work in theater.  

Johnny Rossettos

Johnny Rossettos is excited about joining “Sleuth Ink”. He enjoys the comedic and improvisational aspects that it brings. “It reminds me of when I took Theater Arts in high school and the acspects that improvisation brought to the enjoyment of acting” . He’s involved in films and plays throughout the Washington area.

Towhanna A. Boston

Juan Gilfillian

Quen Glasper

Trenescia Cowans

Ladel

DJ Mic Nice

When it comes to moving the crowd and getting them on their feet, DJ Mic Nice is a pro. With over 30 years experience in spinning tracks for Blacks in Government, Lustre Haircare Trade Shows, Budweiser, and other prominent companies, he has established himself as a force to be reckoned with on the local  private party scene. 

Born and raised in the Southeast section of Washington, DC., this music fanatic immersed himself in 70s and 80s R&B music.  Gap Band, EW&F and Kurtis Blow are just a few of his favorite artists that he keeps in his rotation. He patterned his DJing style after mixologists such as DJ Ezzy (DC), DJ Jazzy Jeff (Phi), DJ Kool (DC), and DJ DC Fats (DC). Those DJs can blend music together with out slam mixing or beat dropping. He states. “It’s nothing better than mixing two different songs without having the crowd miss a beat. My energy comes from my crowd  on the dance floor.” 

Darryl Bradley

Darryl Bradley (  Chef Ramsey Gordon) is a Stand up Comedian that has Performed in a Marlon Green’s Production titled “Stomp the Devil.”  Bradley also had a reoccurring role in the smash comedy “The Real Housewives of Benning Road.” When he isn’t “acting up,” you can catch him indulging in the performing arts and reading.

Tariq Majeed

Diane R. Washington (Director)

Diane R. Washington’s first acting experience was in a 3rd grade Christmas play. She credits her family for her musical influence and passion. Since making her debut in an elementary school Christmas play, Diane has been “bit by the acting bug”. Her experience ranges from playing two instruments (flute and piccolo) to singing to acting/dancing in church stage productions. In hot pursuit of her passion for acting, she has appeared in local productions such as Evangel Cathedral’s annual A Christmas Celebration, More Than Triumphant, and King of Kings, View from the Tunnel,Son of Pharaoh’s Daughter, and Rose of Edenton. In addition to theatrical roles, Diane has been blessed to experience her first television opportunity with ID Channel’s “Nightmare Next Door”, as well as appear in the web series “What We Do”. From here on out: sky’s the limit

Joseph Jackson #MayorOfTheGreenLine 

Joe Jack is a comedian, writer, actor, and producer from Southeast Washington D.C. He’s been doing stand up comedy for six years, and has performed in various venues on the east coast and in the Midwest. He was the producer of the comedy shows #45thNFunny(July 15, 2017) and #AMPTupNFunny (Oct. 10, 2017). Recently, he was cast to play the shady minister of Music Lonnie McDurkin in the murder mystery play Thou Shall Not Kill.

LaTonya Merritt

LaTonya Merritt is a native Washingtonian. She is the mother of four wonderful kids, all of which are the apple of her life. She grew up on the rough side of the mountain, but continues to give GOD all the praise. She embraces the love given to her when she steps inside a room full of people and shines bright like a diamond. LaTonya lives to Iove, and loves to live. She motivates and demonstrates through laughter, dancing, singing, reading and writing. With a short film and stage play under her belt, she is super excited to be one of the newest cast members of the Sleuth.Ink.

Howard “Eternalliphe” Lee

Howard “Eternalliphe” Lee is a is a triple threat. He can act, sing and dance if the spirit moves him. He has been entertaining crowds most of his life. He got stated in the business at the age of 3 and has not stopped. At the age of 16 he crossed over to the technical side of things in audio, lights, and video. He has been on many stages such as the Arc theater, Howard theater, and Evangel Cathedral just to name a few. He acted in shows on all levels, “Christmas Celebration”, “The Bride”, “Wonderful Change”, “Don’t Judge Me”, “Til Death Do Us Part”, “The Detour” and the list goes on. He is alway seeking new challenges, flook out for his next adventure.