In addition to creating YouTube videos, KSI also ventured into the mainstream music industry.
KSI featured on a single by British rapper Sway, titled 'No Sleep'. The song reached number 44 on the UK Singles Chart. The music video for No Sleep was released on KSI's YouTube channel on 20 October 2013.
On 23 March 2015, KSI released his debut single 'Lamborghini', which features British rapper P Money. The song reached number 30 on the UK Singles Chart, making it his highest charting single to date.
Later on in 2015, KSI revealed that he was preparing to release his debut EP. The lead single 'Keep Up' was released on 13 November 2015 and features British rapper JME. The song was originally scheduled to be released on 1 January 2016, but was brought forward due to the song's appearance on Now That's What I Call Music! 92. Keep Up peaked at number 45 on the UK Singles Chart. On 8 January 2016, KSI released his debut EP titled 'Keep Up'. The EP reached number 13 on the UK Albums Chart.
In early 2016, KSI announced that he would be releasing his second EP, due to be released towards the end of 2016. The lead single 'Goes Off' which features British-Ghanaian musician Mista Silva was released on 29 April 2016. However, the single failed to make an impact on the UK Singles Chart. KSI released the EP's next single 'Friends With Benefits' on 29 July 2016. The song features Dutch musicians MNDM and peaked at number 69 on the UK Singles Chart. A new single titled 'Jump Around' was released on 16 September 2016. The song features American rapper Waka Flocka Flame and samples the song 'Jump Around' by House Of Pain. However, the single failed to make an impact on the UK Singles Chart. The music video for Jump Around was the first of KSI's music videos to not be released on his YouTube channel; Instead it was released on his newly established VEVO channel. KSI released his second EP titled 'Jump Around' on 28 October 2016. However, the EP failed to make an impact on the UK Albums Chart.
On 26 October 2016, KSI embarked on his first European music tour, where he performed in the UK, France, Germany, Netherlands and Belgium.
This is an overview of his officially released songs and music videos. For a more detailed version, visit here .
|Lamborghini||23 March 2015||Single ft. P Money|
|Keep Up||13 November 2015||Single ft. JME|
|Kilimanjaro||25 December 2015||From the Keep Up EP|
|Smoke and Mirrors||10 January 2016||From the Keep UP EP|
|Friends With Benefits||5 August 2016||Single ft. MNDM|
|Jump Around||3 October 2016||Single ft. Wacka Flocka Flame|
|Droideka - Get Hyper||6 March 2013||Creation of music video for song.|