They say that the success story is sweeter when you never imagined you could achieve such success. The same can be said of Kenny Brooks, who is now taking the U.S. rap scene by storm. We can say that Kenny Brooks never had “the right” to become what he is becoming today as he rose from nothing to something— which is why we have handpicked his life story as worth telling. Growing up for Kenny Brooks was nothing like a bed of roses as he had to learn how to navigate through the difficulties of life at a young age. Well, maybe those tough experiences helped build him into the resilient and determined guy he is today.
Kenny Brooks was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, a place known for the homicide of many black males. As related by many successful black American males, Detroit, Michigan, is not the best place to pursue your dreams as a black man. They say you are often met by a depressing evaluation of your personality that makes you think less of yourself. Kenny Brooks proved to be one of a kind as he hustled through the difficulties and hostilities of Michigan— he started selling Detriot newspapers door-to-door at age 11 to make ends meet since his mother could not afford him Jordan’s(like he said). He did this while also showcasing his innate talent as a comedian. True to his “one of a kind” description of himself, Kenny Brooks is now one of the fast-rising comedic rappers in the United States. I don’t think we have heard a story similar to his.
As is the norm with rappers, they are known to possess the innate creativity and wit to produce unique word plays and lyrical prowess. Most rappers are also known to be supporters of the people by using their lyrical wits to condemn the vices of the government and society with all boldness. Well, Kenny Brooks is not any different. He possesses the wits and innate creativity, but to reflect his fun personality, which is why he is not just a rapper but a comedic rapper.
Kenny Brooks is no doubt one of the fast-rising comedic rappers in the United States as he is taking the scene by storm with his unique rap style that features a comedic voice to address disturbing issues in American society. Kenny Brooks has made envious waves in the rap scene— he has featured in music videos and composed lyrics for many A-list rappers. From a door-to-door newspaper salesman to the comedic rapper that many star rappers come to for hit punch lines— how inspiring! The hard work and creativity of Kenny Brooks also speak in the form of the numerous rap shows he has featured in; he featured in season 16 of the world-famous “Wild N’ Out.”
What’s even more? Kenny Brooks has an award named after him, “Be Like Kenny.” This award is awarded to UFC fighters dedicated to his first-ever viral video, which racked up over 300 million views. Wow! This is indeed a success story, a story of you is a result of your decisions, not your circumstances. Kenny Brooks has defied all odds to live his dreams. His determination and resilience have paid off in the end, and it is only the start as he has a promising career ahead of him.
Who says your situation has doomed you to a particular fate? Well, maybe you have resigned to mediocrity. The truth is that you can achieve it if you want it. The story of Kenny Brooks is enough motivation to decide what you want for your life and make intentional efforts to achieve it. What a man!