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Bishop Bullwinkle









Bishop Bullwinkle is a pastor and singer who attracted a huge amount of attention due to a YouTube video that went viral. The song was “Hell 2 Da Naw Naw“.


Bishop Bullwinkle’s real name is Bernard Thomas. The Bullwinkle part of his name came from a childhood nickname. While in school, a classmate of his wrote on the bulletin board, “Bernard Thomas is funny like Bullwinkle the moose”.[1]He is based in Florida.[2] He is managed by Darrell Underwood.[3]

“Hell 2 Da Naw Naw”[edit]

In the video which is shot outdoors, Bullwinkle is seen in a white suit, wearing sunglasses and a white hat. The props used are a podium with a monkey and fire extinguisher resting on it. By July 22, 2015, the video went viral and got over 200,000 views with over 4,000 likes.[4] As of January 17, 2019, a video of the song attracted over 32 million views and 236,000 likes.[5] Another video has attracted almost 37 million views and over 275,000 likes.[6] The song was even played on NBC.[7]

A video of an 86 year old grandmother dancing to the song went viral in a very short time. Beverly Jenkins uploaded the video of her grandmother Claudia Haggerty dancing to the song. By September 4, 2015, it had attracted 3 million views since it was posted. It was shared over 100,000 times on Facebook.[8]

Bullwinkle has attracted mixed reactions for his video and song. The song is about the hypocrisy of some preachers and parishoners.[9]


Along with Clarence Carter, Sir Charles Jones, Theodis Ealey, and Denise LaSalle, he was scheduled to appear at the 13th Annual Chi-Town Blues Festival at Merrillville’s Star Plaza Theatre on March 4, 2017.[10] On March 11, he was scheduled to appear at the 11th Annual Motor City Blues Festival, an event which included Sir Charles JonesWillie Clayton, Bigg Robb, Shirley Brown, and TK Soul.[11] In June 2017, he was booked to appear at the Southern Soul and Blues Lovers Festival in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.[12] He was booked to appear at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on September 9, 2017, but it was rescheduled for Friday, November 10, 2017.[13][14]


  1. ^ Plant City Observer, Friday, Oct 2, 2015 – News, P.C. man enjoys fame from viral music video by: Justin Kline – CHECK IT OUT
  2. ^ Know Your Meme – Hell to the Naw Naw, About
  3. ^ Plant City Observer, Friday, Oct 2, 2015 – News, P.C. man enjoys fame from viral music video by: Justin Kline – CHECK IT OUT
  4. ^ Pulse Nigeria, 07.08.2015 – Hell 2 Da Naw Naw, Pastor’s music sermon goes viral on YouTube (VIDEO) Oge Okonkwo
  5. ^ YouTube – Bishop Bullwinkle Hell To Da Naw,Naw,Naw With Da Bicycle
  6. ^ YouTube – Official Bronshay: Bishop Bullwinkel – Hell to the naw naw
  7. ^ YouTube – JD Entertainment: Bishop Bullwinkle’s Song HELL TO THE NAW!Being Played on NBC
  8. ^ The Huffington Post, 04/09/2015 – POST 50, Dancing Texas Granny Becomes Unlikely Internet Sensation By Yagana Shah
  9. ^ Chicago Reader, February 23, 2017 – Both revered and condemned for his brazen humor, Bishop Bullwinkle is a meme-ready bluesman David Whiteis
  10. ^ Chicago Tribune, February 24, 2017 – Clarence Carter, of ‘Patches’ fame; Chicago’s Willie Clayton headline blues fest By Bob Kostanczuk
  11. ^ Hour Detroit, 9 Mar. 2017 – 10 Things To Do As Daylight Savings Begins – By Anjelica Dudek
  12. ^ Birmingham Times, June 29, 2017 – People, Places and Things by Gwen DeRu , Saturday
  13. ^ The Florida Times-Union, Sep 21, 2017 – Entertainment, Ticket Tracker: Clutch, Squirrel Nut Zippers, POSTPONED
  14. ^ The Florida Times-Union, Sep 28, 2017 – Entertainment, Ticket Tracker: Lynne-Moorer, Jackson Browne, Johnny Mathis announce shows, TICKETS AVAILABLE

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