Fonzworth Bentley
American musician and actor
Fonzworth Bentley
Derrick Watkins, popularly known as Fonzworth Bentley or Farnsworth Bentley), is a musician and author. He is perhaps best known for being Sean Combs' former personal valet and assistant, as first seen in Making the Band 2, and is currently the host of MTV's From G's to Gents. His first single, "Everybody", features Kanye West and Andre 3000. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Fonzworth Bentley Welcomes Baby With Wife Faune Chambers Watkins, Talks Fatherhood With Kanye West (Joyce Chen/Us Weekly)
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Joyce Chen / Us Weekly: Fonzworth Bentley Welcomes Baby With Wife Faune Chambers Watkins, Talks Fatherhood With Kanye West  —  Credit: Jerod Harris/Getty Images For BET  —  Looks like baby North West has another member to add to her posse!  Kanye West's pal Fonzworth Bentley and his wife Faune Chambers Watkins welcomed …
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STS – The Illustrious LP - The Smoking Section
Google News - over 5 years
Featuring production from SupaHotBeats, Alchemist, Emile mixed in with appearances from Fonzworth Bentley, Nikkiya and the aforementioned Yelawolf, get like STS and become Illustrious. TC is to The Smoking Section like trees are to branches and cliffs
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Are These Guys “Pushing The Boundaries Of Black Style?” - DrJays.com Live
Google News - over 5 years
Fonzworth Bentley, hip-hop dandy, motivational speaker and author of “Advance Your Swagger: How to Use Manners, Confidence and Style to Get Ahead,” echoed that sentiment in recalling his efforts to get Sean Combs into more-elegant clothing: “He had to
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Serious About Cool
NYTimes - over 5 years
THE best posts on the style blog Street Etiquette find its principals, Travis Gumbs and Joshua Kissi, in motion. As opposed to the fascistically frozen street-style snaps of The Sartorialist and others, these pictures are styled and plotted fictions but also affecting ones, depicting a pair of young black men taking ownership not just of the body
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“Watch the Throne” watch: Kanye West and Jay-Z drop “Otis” video - Washington Post (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Is Aziz Ansari the latter day Fonzworth Bentley? And what would Otis Redding make of all this? By Chris Richards | 11:42 AM ET, 08/12/2011 SuperFan badge holders consistently post smart, timely comments about Washington area sports and teams
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Shocker: Luigi Squeegee's Book Has Inside Scoop on Yankees' Habits - Subway Squawkers (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
(It remind me a little of when the artist formerly known as Puff Daddy had that guy Fonzworth Bentley carry his umbrella for him!) And Rodriguez sounded more than a little full of himself, as with the bragging in the dugout about his home runs
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At 30, pondering MTV's cultural relevancy - JohnJohnSaidIt.com
Google News - over 5 years
... prompted MTV to attempt to revamp its image in 2009. the network put into works the creation of several shows such as “TI's Road to Redemption” and Fonzworth Bentley's show about a male finishing school called “From G's to Gents
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At 30, pondering MTV's cultural relevancy - Houston Baptist Collegian
Google News - over 5 years
The network put into works the creation of several shows such as "TI's Road to Redemption" and Fonzworth Bentley's show about a male finishing school called "From G's to Gents." The attempt was well received, if just for a short period
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Your Daily Music Fix With DJ Mike Danger - DrJays.com Live
Google News - over 5 years
Besides being Fonzworth Bentley's tour DJ and a member of the Smash Bredrens Crew, you can catch DJ Mike Danger as a resident at Colony, Kress, La Vida, Industry and Roxbury nightclubs in Hollywood
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Fun, free things to do - Cincinnati.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Hear D Goodz, Igwe, Ellis, Zoo Krew and Fonzworth Bentley during the PNC Summer Music Series: Saturday SLAM, 7-11 pm, Fountain Square, Fifth and Vine streets, Downtown. 513-763-8036; www.myfountainsquare.com. Meet the Owls of Ohio, 11 am-3 pm,
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MTV Riff Raff Signs with Soulja Boy - The FADER
Google News - almost 6 years
Those of you with good memories for reality television from like two years ago will recognize Riff Raff as the bizarre white dude who appeared on Fonzworth Bentley's From G's to Gents without ever seeming to really understand why he was there in the
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Video: Fonzworth Bentley Talks With 3 Little Digs - The Source (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
3 Little Digs got the eccentric Fonzworth Bentley to partake in their "Studio Life" segment, discussing of all things premiere eateries in the ATL. He also of course gives tells own 3 litte digs. Bentley's COLOURS is available for purchase on iTunes
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B Major Music Presents CORE DJs Retreat XIV Recap - 24hourhiphop
Google News - almost 6 years
Among the many guests spotted were, Sean Kingston, Yung Berg, Steve Raze of AllhipHop.com, Jazze Pha, DJ Dimepiece, Fonzworth Bentley, The YoungBloodZ, Bryant McKinnie, Big Chuck of Poe Boy Music/Hiram Group of course Tony Neal and many more
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ATL Live on the Park went back to the future - Creative Loafing Atlanta
Google News - almost 6 years
Talk about a shift in energy — after Heed & Alien wrapped host Kenny Burns asked the ladies if they “love a gentleman” before introducing Atlanta native Fonzworth Bentley. Diddy's bowtie-clad former manservant led a slickly choreographed dance to his
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Fonzworth Bentley: COLOURS - 24hourhiphop
Google News - almost 6 years
Whether you've followed him on "Making The Band" as Diddy's butler, the host of MTV's "G's to Gents" or as one of Kanye West's GOOD Music MC's, it's safe to say that you are familiar with Hip-Hop's number one gentleman, Fonzworth Bentley
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The Tool You Need to Explore the Most Popular Baby Names - The Atlantic
Google News - almost 6 years
(Must be because of the Outkast skit featuring Fonzworth Bentley.) It's hard to explain, but baby name trends are endlessly fascinating. Harvard sociologist Stanley Lieberson argued that they distill the "pure mechanisms" involved in social and
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Stan wants to take Bennet on the ride of his life - Creative Loafing Atlanta
Google News - almost 6 years
And Senator Eaton has his very own Fonzworth Bentley. Finally someone's taking this rain seriously. This week "The Killing" delivered a decently convincing hypothesis, complete with motive. The hypothesis: Amber was jealous of Rosie and Bennet's
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Fonzworth Bentley's New Video, "Venice Beaches" - BET
Google News - almost 6 years
Fonzworth Bentley's newest mixtape, COLOURS, dropped mid-April, and now he's released a video to "Venice Beaches." Check it out here. The single has a low-key summer vibe to it. Bentley rides around Venice Beach and we see the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Fonzworth Bentley
    THIRTIES
  • 2011
    Age 37
    His debut album, C.O.L.O.U.R.S., was released via iTunes on April 26, 2011.
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  • 2010
    Age 36
    Recently, Bentley sang as a member of the chorus for "We Are The World", a remake of the original for Haiti, in February 2010.
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  • 2008
    Age 34
    He was also featured, playing the violin in the "Yes We Can" music video in support of Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign.
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  • 2007
    Age 33
    Bentley's involvement in the campaign has included creation of a radio public service advertisement ("Wanna Go?") and participation in the 2007 YMCA Black and Hispanic Achievers Teen Leadership Summit in Orlando, Florida.
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    In 2007, Bentley contributed to KnowHow2GO.
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    In 2007, Bentley authored an etiquette book, Advance Your Swagger: How to Use Manners, Confidence and Style to Get Ahead.
    More Details Hide Details In May 2009, Bentley hosted one of the after parties following the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, D.C.
  • 2005
    Age 31
    Bentley was an executive producer for Borrow My Crew in 2005, in which he allowed one boy, Cory Cole, to borrow the entourage of P.
    More Details Hide Details Diddy for two days. Since 2008, he has been hosting the MTV series From G's to Gents.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2004
    Age 30
    In 2004, he had a role in the music video of Kanye West's "The New Workout Plan".
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  • 2003
    Age 29
    In 2003, Bentley was featured on the "Good Day, Good Sir" skit on OutKast's Speakerboxxx/The Love Below.
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  • 2002
    Age 28
    He first appeared rapping on Da Band's 2002 album Too Hot for TV, in the track "Cheers to Me, Mr. Bentley (Interlude)".
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1974
    Age 0
    Born on February 13, 1974.
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