• How Desus & Mero Went From the Bodega to the Big Time

    12 days ago - By Essence

    By D'Shonda Brown · July 16, 2021July 16, 2021 Desus Nice and The Kid Mero have flipped the late-night talk show scene on its head. Born Daniel Baker and Joel Martinez, respectively, the Bronx natives started their first podcast, Desus Vs. Mero, in 2013. Since then, they've proven that two hardworking, culture-shifting brothers are better than one-and that you don't have to change who you are to make it big. “We hang our hat on authenticity and our natural chemistry when we get together,” says Mero, 38. Interestingly enough, when the two first met it wasn't an automatic bromance. Though...
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