Antoine Davis, also known as (DeRay Davis) is a American stand-up comedian and actor. He is best known for his role as Ray-Ray the Hustle Guy in Barbershop and Barbershop 2: Back in Business. He's also had roles on shows such as Reno 911, ComicView, Wild 'N Out on MTV and MTV2, Entourage, and Hip Hop Squares on VH1.
DeRay began his career in comedy clubs, shortly after moving to Los Angeles. He won the Comedy Central Laugh Riots Competition and was a standout for the Cedric the Entertainer Tour. He is best known for his role as Ray-Ray the Hustle Guy in the two Barbershop films. He's also had roles in films such as Semi-Pro and 21 Jump Street. The comedian also sounds on several skits on Kanye West's albums, "The College Dropout" and "Late Registration", mostly impersonating Bernie Mac. He was the host of the comedy show, Joking Off which used to air on MTV2 but aired on MTV for it's third season. He has gone on to currently host the revived version of Hip Hop Squares, which airs on VH1.
- He is one of the original cast members from Season 1.
- He has had numerous roles in films.
- He was also the host of another MTV comedy show, Joking Off.
- He has also had a recurring role on the FOX soap opera drama, Empire.
- He also appeared with comedian, Mo'nique in the "Truth Hurts" video for R. Kelly.
- He returned as a Guest Co-Captain in Season 10 and is the first original cast member to win a Comedy Championship Belt.