Lil Duval started his comedy career touring with Cedric the Entertainer in 2001. After a successful performance on Cedric the Entertainer’s television special, Cedric the Entertainer: Starting Lineup he then went on to be a finalist on BET’s comedy competition series Coming to the Stage. Duval has since been a series regular on the MTV2 shows Guy Code and Hip Hop Squares.
Building on his comedic success from stage to television, Lil Duval then moved to the big screen starring in Mike Epp’s hit movies Meet the Blacks and Meet the Black 2: The House Next Door.
In 2014, Duval released his first solo single and continued his musical success into 2018 releasing "Smile (Living My Best Life)" featuring Snoop Dogg and Ball Greezy, and the single charted on the Billboard Hot 100.