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The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. See categories below. The early entry deadline is on December 9th, 2021.

From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards


Nominated in YouTube Comedian

About Kingsley

A Midwesterner turned LA pop-culture pundit, King Russel, aka Kingsley, addresses his audience head-on, alone in bedroom or with occasional accompaniment by other internet stars like Colleen Evans, Todrick Hall, or Cody Johns. A young queer black man with lesbian parents, his pop-culture rants pick out “controversies" to rail on with quick wit and irreverence on his series “Things I Hate." His “Really B Really" sketches have Kingsley portraying three high school friends having inane conversations, and “Overexposed" has fans voting on what pop-culture trope Kingsley will skewer next. He’s now ventured into a more serious side with “Ask Kingsley," which gives honest answers to difficult questions.

Kingsley's best work on social