Franchesca Ramsey is your newest YouTube crush. We promise. By the end of this massively adoring introduction piece we can guarantee you will have found your newest YouTube addiction. So with that in mind, let’s break exactly how fundamental Franchesca is for your existence.
WHO IS SHE?!
Writer. Actress. Vlogger. Comedienne. Incredible New Yorker. You name it and Franchesca is slaying it. She primarily posts videos to her growing YouTube channel ChescaLeigh whenever she’s not working for Upworthy or MTV, so you know, she’s pretty good at what she does.
SO, HOW MANY SUBSCRIBERS THEN?
Franchesca currently has 216,424 subscribers on YouTube but thanks to recent exposure on multiple sites as well our own list of ‘YouTubers To Watch Out For In 2016‘, this number is certain to reach the stars in the next 12 months.
BUT WHY SHOULD I CARE?
We’ve already mentioned her incredible work with Upworthy and her hosting abilities on the MTV show Decoded, right? If that’s still not enough for you, head over to her YouTube channel to see a ‘mix of song parodies, impersonations and original characters’ as well as ‘socially conscious and topical comedy sketches’. Yeah, she’s killing it.
Her work has been featured on masses of mainstream news outlets such as MTV, The New York Times, NPR, Ebony Magazine and The BBC, so this isn’t just your ordinary YouTube vlogger. Franchesca has a loud and intellectual voice in the digital community and it’s about time people sat up and listened to what she has to say.
WHAT ARE HER MOST POPULAR VIDEOS?
Franchesca’s most popular video without a doubt was her crazily viral ‘Sh*t White Girls Say… To Black Girls’. It reached 1.5 million views in just 24 hours, skyrocketing Fran straight into the media spotlight. If you want more of her best work, there’s an amazing Avatar: Photoshop Edition in which she turns herself into a character from James Cameron’s movie, and a parody of Beyonce’s “Countdown” about Student Loans. We can’t get enough!
WHERE ELSE CAN I FIND HER?