Best Hip-Hop Comedy Character 

Sonniebo


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Sometimes hip-hop can be unintendedly hilarious as rappers try to out-do each other as the hardest, most badass emcee alive. And then there's Sonniebo, who is an intendedly hilarious with absurd lyrics that shouts out with Lil Jon intensity: "I'm the mac without cheese. Tip-top on these motherfucking wannabes. Ah-choo. Sneeze. My flow sick, I just gave you disease." Sonniebo is the hip-hop parody that this country desperately needs right now, the work of local comedian Lewis Belt who brings him to life with pure over-the-top ferocity that will remind hip-hop fans of exactly the kind of wannabe rappers they find on YouTube done with straight-faced seriousness. For Bay folks who remember the hyphy scene and are plugged into what's come since, Sonniebo will be especially funny. "Tip-Toe" has more than a half million views on YouTube, which is a good sign that people are catching on to this brilliance. Lewis has a lot more Sonniebo videos to check out too. The songs are all bangers, whether they tickle your funny bone or not.

(Sorry, no information is currently available for other years in this same award category.)

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