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Fonzworth Bentley

Fonzworth Bentley

The First Gentleman of Hip Hop, The First Gentleman of Hip Hop, Fonzworth Bentley, Derek Watkins, graduated from Atlanta’s Morehouse College with a bachelor of science degree concentrating in biology, then attended New York’s prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology. After becoming one of the most popular maitre d’s in New York City, he raised his profile as Sean “Diddy” Combs’s personal assistant.

He later became the arbiter of good taste for Courvoisier, and Style & Fashion correspondent for Access Hollywood, covering the Oscars, Golden Globes, and Grammys. He was also named one of People magazine’s “50 Hottest Bachelors” in 2004. Bentley has appeared on MTV’s Making of the Band 2 and in music videos with OutKast, Kanye West, and Usher. He has also appeared in two feature films, Honey and Fat Albert. Fonzworth Bentley lives in Los Angeles.

Bentley is the author of the book, Advance Your Swagger: How to Use Manners, Confidence, and Style to Get Ahead. He released a much talked-about album, “C.O.L.O.U.R.S” featuring artists such as Kanye West, Andre 3000, Lil’ Wayne and others.

Aside from being an authority on style, manners, and Hip-Hop culture, Bentley is recognized throughout the music industry and the country as a talented artist and trend-setter., Derek Watkins, graduated from Atlanta’s Morehouse College with a bachelor of science degree concentrating in biology, then attended New York’s prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology. After becoming one of the most popular maitre d’s in New York City, he raised his profile as Sean “Diddy” Combs’s personal assistant.

He later became the arbiter of good taste for Courvoisier, and Style & Fashion correspondent for Access Hollywood, covering the Oscars, Golden Globes, and Grammys. He was also named one of People magazine’s “50 Hottest Bachelors” in 2004. Bentley has appeared on MTV’s Making of the Band 2 and in music videos with OutKast, Kanye West, and Usher. He has also appeared in two feature films, Honey and Fat Albert. Fonzworth Bentley lives in Los Angeles.

Bentley is the author of the book, Advance Your Swagger: How to Use Manners, Confidence, and Style to Get Ahead. He released a much talked-about album, “C.O.L.O.U.R.S” featuring artists such as Kanye West, Andre 3000, Lil’ Wayne and others.

Aside from being an authority on style, manners, and Hip-Hop culture, Bentley is recognized throughout the music industry and the country as a talented artist and trend-setter.

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