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Special Project
From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards

Jensen Karp

Nominated in Literature

About Jensen Karp

The Jewish “white rapper who ALMOST made it big,” Jensen Karp aka “Hot Karl” signed an “accidental” million dollar record deal at age 19. Jensen hit it big with a novel LA Weekly deemed “might be the funniest rap memoir ever,” Kanye West Owes Me $300. Now, the bestselling author, comedian, content creator, producer, actor, art dealer, podcaster and TBS “Drop the Mic” creator is fully realizing his journey of reinvention. Expanding his creative outlets to the social sphere, Jensen celebrates and promotes his myriad of passions, from announcements of new gigs to trending pop gallery releases to the ultimate in passion, taking to celebrating of his marriage in November 2018.

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