From Hustling Salesman to Crime Victim to Viral Sensation, Kenny Brooks, the FunnySalesman, has come a long way in his life and is now making big moves in his rap career. His comedy style is widely loved by his fans worldwide, and many have even compared him to another comedy rapper- Lil Dicky.
Kenny once said he was like Lil Dicky, only black and funnier, and many people seem to agree. The way Kenny has fused music and comedy is what makes him so loved by his fans and led him toward success.
Kenny’s first video has garnered over 300 million views on YouTube, and while many thought he was just another one-hit-wonder, he has proved to everyone that he’s here to stay and share his stories through his rap with his unique sense and style of humor. Kenny has around 473 thousand Instagram followers now.
While Kenny himself writes and raps his songs, he has revealed that many A-list artists have called upon him to write some funny punchlines for their music. That’s not all; Kenny has composed hits for some big artists, he has also been featured in the music videos of some famous names, and every artist he has worked with has noted and praised him for his unique creativity and brilliance.
Going on from songwriter Kenny has been featured on the sixteenth season of Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out’ a famous MTV show, and he has amassed a substantial fan base while adding to his popularity and relevance in the rap scene.
Kenny is not only relevant in the rap and music world, but his amazing story has even brought him into the world of boxing, YES, the UFC.
Kenny now has an award named after him in the Ultimate Fighting Championship; the ‘Be Like Kenny’ award is now awarded to UFC fighters.
The award is dedicated to Kenny’s first viral video, which brought his characteristics of Perseverance and Persistence to the world. His strong spirit of never giving up will be forever remembered in the ‘Be Like Kenny’ award.
Like Lil Dicky, who is not only a rapper but also an actor with his series, Kenny desires to stick his neck into the acting scene. This is not a surprise as he has appeared in multiple movies and displayed incredible performance.
It’s obvious that there’s no stopping Kenny; he wants to do it big, he wants to do it all, and he doesn’t plan on letting anything or anyone stop him from getting his dream.
Kenny is a rapper on a mission; he works hard to create big music videos on Vevo MTV or VH1. He aspires to be the biggest rapper ever to do it.
Kenny is also hoping to inspire the new generation of rappers coming after him and wants to be known as a rapper that came into the game to change the game for good.
Through his own life experiences, Kenny believes that everybody has a purpose they’re born to fulfill, and when challenges come, you just have to grow through them and never ever give up. He advises everyone to identify their dream, plan to achieve it and then make it happen.
Imagine if Kenny had given up after the traumatic events he experienced; imagine if he didn’t record his first song, he certainly wouldn’t be where he is today. So why don’t you ‘Be like Kenny’ and never give up on your dreams?