Lord KSI is the rap moniker used by Olajide Olayinka Williams “JJ” Olatunji, a 28-year-old musician, songwriter, and content creator from Watford, Hertfordshire, England. Born on June 19, 1993, KSI quickly rose to stardom as a YouTuber and branched out into rap in 2015.
During his YouTube career, he’s focused on topics ranging from gaming to pro football and music, racking up nearly 40 million subscribers and 9 billion views along the way. He has three YouTube channels – KSI, JJ Olatunji, and KSIClips, and each of them serves as homes for a different side of his creative work.
As a musician, KSI blends the genres of hip-hop, pop, grime, and garage, and he’s carved out a niche in the UK rap scene. He released his first album, Dissimulation, on May 22, 2020, reaching number two on the UK Albums Chart afterward.