September 21, at a. With about 87, subscribers and more than 8 million views, the Seattle-born duo are well-known for cracking jokes about the young, Asian-American identity. The brothers are following in the footsteps of people like Wong Fu Productions, KevJumba and Ryan Higa aka Nigahiga , all of whom were early YouTube adopters who blazed the way for a new generation of young, Asian YouTube content producers. A lot of it started just as fun, and they realized this is the only way for them to enter the media world. Comedian Nigahiga is the No. Yet Asians are making incremental strides toward acceptance in Hollywood.
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After realizing that they all shared similar musical tastes, the three decided to start their own band. Masafumi Gotoh became the lead vocalist and played rhythm guitar , Kensuke Kita played lead guitar and sang backup and Takahiro Yamada played bass. Drummer Kiyoshi Ijichi joined them later on after parting with another college band he was in. The four then began providing performances at their university as well as throughout the local Yokohama area. After graduating from college, following years of playing in several small venues and having collaborated with fellow Japanese rock musician Caramelman, AKFG released their first indie EP in The six-track EP contained original lyrics written and sung almost entirely in English. The four spent the remainder of the year playing in clubs and hosting independent events.