KSI: From YouTuber to chart-topper

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KSI, otherwise known as’ JJ’, became famous on YouTube nearly a decade ago with millions now subscribing to his channel. Since then, he has become well-known as a signer, a rapper and even a boxer.

Krishnan speaks to him about his career as a musician, how boxing has helped him and how he deals with racism in the industry.

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    Olajide Olayinka Williams “JJ” Olatunji, better known as KSI, is an English YouTuber, internet personality, rapper, actor, and boxer. He is also a member and co-founder of the British YouTube group known as the Sidemen. In 2009, KSI registered his YouTube account under the name KSIOlajideBT.

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