23.6 C
New York
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Kevin Samuels: Like Him or Not – 10 reasons why he’s so successful (+video)

Kevin Samuels
Kevin Samuels made a recent apperants on The Joe Budden Podcast (image courtesy Joe Budden Podcast)

Kevin Samuels boasts a YouTube following rapidly approaching a million, Instagram of 700,000 and hefty Facebook and Twitter numbers, this primped loose cannon who didn’t finish college has become an Internet sensation by being one of the most polarizing figures in cyberspace (and that’s saying a lot).

Kevin Samuels primarily makes a living telling women what to do and why what they’re doing doesn’t work.   He crushes feelings and demolishes dreams, all while looking immaculate.   However, loved or despised, his fan base is massive. 

Since December 2020 he has dominated the conversation – good and bad.   So, if this guy is offending so many – why does it play so well?  


It’s hard to go wrong when your tentacles are extended like an octopus.   The question needs to be what doesn’t Kevin Samuels do?   A quick glance at his credentials pulls up Image Consultant, Picture Specialist, Way of Life Mentor, Online Media Influencer, Dating Guru and Gender Role Guru.  The man is overwhelmingly employed.


In the world nostalgically known as the 20th Century, there was no social media, “sharing”, or the deep concern about what your neighbor thought about you and how there was somebody you didn’t know who could fix it.

  Samuels’ is the product of the now.   He’s flying cars, and spaceships to the outer reaches.   He’s immediate approval and eternal ostracization for not fitting in.  He’s the laser yielding gatekeeper scrutinizing before a pass is issued.    He’s new and nothing sells like new.


The key to modern day success is solid female support.   They’re greater in numbers and more loyal as a consumer block.  

He puts them down without remorse.    Yet despite Samuels blunt assessments of women and his borderline cruel take downs, he continues to reel in women viewers who either love to hate him or hate that they agree with him more often than not. 


Where there’s women, men will appear.     In the case of Samuels, they show up in droves.   What better way to get chauvinistic fellas on your side than to tell a woman she looks like a linebacker and has no right to expect her man not to cheat. 

  He even pandered to their vanity with a show topic, “Do High Value Men Deserve to Cheat?”   What man doesn’t consider himself as part of that group? 

Thus, Samuels appeals to the male ego and let’s face it – that’s 90% of what men are.   That plus Black men are big fans of the dozens and that’s what Samuels provides, though usually one-sided.


Kevin Samuels talks about everybody and leaves no personality unvilified.   Obviously, anybody with show’s aimed at women titled, “You’re Average at Best” and “Ladies the Older You Get the Less You Get” isn’t worried about criticism or turning off his base.   He’ll even attack his cheering section – males.  

Yes, he lets into the ladies about what he views as unrealistic expectations in being mediocre and seeking a brother that’s got it going on, but Samuels will also ask those snickering scrubs if they measure up.   Are you that top percentile most women desire or do you have work to do?   If so – better get to it. 


Kevin Samuels was initially perceived as a suave lady expert with impeccable taste in fashion.  Then he had a broadcast that allegedly showed a man sleeping in his bed.  

It went viral and put Samuel’s sexuality not only in question, but some past “evidence” confirmed him bi-sexual if not fully gay.  

Samuels vehimiently denies that he is gay yet oddly enough in the age of initials and gender re-assessment, the allegations have done nothing to tarnish his image or success.


Part of Samuels success lies in the tried-and-true winner of making people laugh.   His wit is biting.   He knows how to paint his victim into a corner and make them annihilate their own position, but mainly he’s just funny. 

Comparing a woman to a football player is one thing, but to use legendary names, quote weight and player position along with nicknames are another.  He’s got the timing and delivery of a seasoned stand up and the repertoire and ad-lib skills to keep his crowd in stitches.   Not to mention the gall and audacity to pull it all off.  


His stated net worth is $3 million.    However, since he just became a household name in the past six months you get the feeling greater wealth is on the horizon.   This makes him a classic example of the rich getting richer and nothing the fickle public likes more than someone with money.  

For some unexplainable reason people go out of their way to do things for other people who can clearly afford it just to have a story.   So, part of Kevin Samuels success is the need for others to have a Kevin Samuels story.   


Samuels walked through the door looking successful.   He projected in his mind how his ultimate persona had to appear and then showed it to us.   No development, he showed up full blown and ready to make history.   From the clothes to the grooming, Samuels just flat out looks the part. 


We live in the age of beefing, and it seems every successful person has had one.   Samuels is no exception.  His celebrated battles with Dr. Umar Johnson have become legendary.   Johnson accuses Samuels of profiting by putting down Black women who don’t look like white women.  

While Samuels blasts Johnson about his paternal entanglements and the school he collected funds for, but never built.  This rivalry has trended so much there’s been a call for a Verzuz battle between the two and in today’s society you can’t get more successful than that.  

More from the blog

Regionally Accredited Online Colleges

Accredited Online Colleges There are a variety of choices to consider when deciding on an online college, and chances are you’ve come across an equal share of both online intuitions and traditional brick-and-mortar schools.  Online programs are popular due to the affordability, accessibility, and flexibility they offer students wishing to pursue a degree. However, as educational institutions begin to leverage more and more distance education programs, students are faced with the tough decision of finding the right school.  Online schools are appealing since they offer the most flexibility, and courses can be taken from anywhere.  [...]

10 Good Investment Sites for Beginners

Savings accounts and company-provided 401(k) accounts only go so far when it comes to your financial future. If you want to gain wealth, ensure you have enough to retire (maybe even early!), or simply create a diverse financial portfolio, you must understand the importance of sound investments. A variety of investment options are available. The hard part is deciding which platform to use. Experts consider these some of the top investment sites in the industry. 1. TD Ameritrade Offering 24-hour trading five days a week, TD Ameritrade features data streaming in real-time, one-click trading, and customizable charts. [...]

Top 10 Great Black Female Singers in Groups from the 70’s

The 1970s was a Golden Age for R&B music especially for black female singers.  

10 Great Cities for Black People to Live

Although no community is entirely devoid of discrimination, these cities offer an environment where Black residents can thrive economically, socially and personally. Best places for black people to live.

Four Types of Online Business Degrees to Consider

Consider Online Business Degrees There is a misconception that people who go into business are limited to economics or commerce. However, the variety of careers available, under the business umbrella, is quite remarkable. From human resources to marketing, and dozens of fields in between, degrees in business are leading the way. Here are 4 types of online business degrees to seriously consider. Click Next to see the next idea 1. Public Relations Specialists Consider Online Business Degrees Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens. [...]

10 Signs You Could be an Entrepreneur

My name is Kevin Ross, and I am a CEO. I have a site called Radio Facts. I became an entrepreneur many years ago. Black Top 10sis a music industry trade publication. In the process of doing an industry trade, I have created other businesses out of it like this one, Black Top 10s. The point is once you create a business, you can create another business from that business and so on. The sky is the limit. Photo by Good Faces on Unsplash I've been in business for 26 years now and I would not have it any other way. [...]

10 Great Artists in the Jazz Music Genre

Jazz music is a genre that was invented by the black American community in the 1920s during the famous period called the roaring 20s. It is known for its intricate harmonious variations and its expressiveness.

Best Songs From The 90s

The 90s gave us Tupac, Wu-Tang Clan, and a record number of other rappers and singers. However, with such a variety of great artists, it is difficult to name which ones were the best and brightest. [...]


Comedy should be debated like sports.  For every fan of Jordan, there are those who feel Kobe or Lebron tops him.   For every Brady acolyte, there’s a Mahone disciple or a Rogers apostle.  That’s because comedy, like sports, is not so much a matter of stats, but also favorites.   Just as some athletes spark your imagination and inspire, comedy meets the same criteria. [...]

10 Inspiring Black Leaders Who Distinguished Themselves After the Age of 50

Some worry that if they don't achieve success by a certain age, they will never achieve it. Fortunately, these 10 African American people did not allow this fear to get in their way and enjoyed resounding success after 50. 1. Dawn M. Blackman In 2003, at age 53, Dawn M. Blackman had a career as a caterer and a clothing store owner in Illinois when she began schooling local children about gardening. [...]

10 Reasons Black Culture is Up For Grabs…

When it comes to cultural appropriation, it appears that Black people are the only ones who say the least and get ripped off the most. It seems that every other culture is highly protective of everything from their fashions to the food to the music. Still, if you look around, you’ll see that black culture is utilized in most other cultures free and clear and it is even, in some cases, stolen as an aspect of different cultures who claim origination. [...]
%d bloggers like this: