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Jared Kennedy (born May 1, 1989 (1989-05-01) [age 30]), better known as FILNOBEP (also known as Twinn), is an American animator, producer, comedian, and voice actor.

History

Kennedy first created the YouTube channel Filno sometime in 2006. The YouTube channel became very popular with his series Dipset The Moviez His brother (Fatt Kidd) decided to join and they created videos under the name Broken Equipment but kept the YouTube name Filno to pay respects to their hometown in New Orleans, Louisiana. The channel gained a lot of attention that put them in magazines like XXL, GIANT, and Vibe. The channel was terminated on August 8, 2007 after gaining over 40 million total views in a little over a year.

On August 15, 2007, Kennedy created a new channel with the name filnobep. This channel would grow popular with music parodies and the series Birdman & Lil Wayne and We Are Young Money.

Rapper Soulja Boy reached out to FILNOBEP to make a cartoon video, dissing rapper Ice T, after a back and forth feud that went viral. The animated video was seen on TMZ before Soulja Boy and Ice T ended the feud.

FILNOBEP went on to partner with VladTv to create the VladTV's True Hip Hop Stories, featuring celebrities like DJ Envy and Charlamagne (The Breakfast Club), King Los, and Webbie.

On December 16, 2012, VH1's Love and Hip Hop Atlanta aired an episode that featured the cast members reacting to FILNOBEP's YouTube video.

Kennedy is also has done voice acting for multiple characters on the Barry Tales series where he is credited by his YouTube name FILNOBEP.

Kennedy is the originator of the phrase "Pleybwoi" which has since been repeated throughout major publications such as Genius, and television shows like Marlon Wayans' NBC sitcom, Marlon.

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