Rita Brent is an award-winning comedian, musician, and military veteran. She grew up in Jackson, MS where she played music in churches statewide alongside her mother, singer-pianist, Angela. She credits her mother for single-handedly cultivating her talents and preparing her for the entertainment business. By 18, Rita joined the Army National Guard where she served as a drummer in the 41st Army Band. After 9 years in the service, she ended her time as a sergeant. Rita’s second love after music w view more..