Ryan Higa explained that Nigahiga is a combination of Niga, which means rant in Japanese, and his last name, Higa.
The channel's first big successes came when Ryan Higa and Fujiyoshi lip-synched to songs Ryan Higa’s You Tube videos started in the middle of 2006, when he and Sean Fujiyoshi posted lip-synching videos when they were still in high school.
Nigahiga is a popular You Tube channel created by Japanese-Hawaiian Ryan Higa and friends Sean Fujiyoshi, Tim Enos and Tarynn Nago (known collectively as “The Yabo Crew”)’.
Since relocating to Las Vegas to study filmmaking at UNLV, Higa’s videos are usually solo efforts except during school breaks when he sometimes visits Hilo and collaborates with the Yabo Crew.
By November 2010, their comedy videos had been viewed over 630 million times.
Japanese-Hawaiians Ryan Higa, 19, and partner Sean Fujiyoshi, 18, started making humorous videos and posting them on You Tube four years ago to cope with boredom, never expecting themselves to become an Internet sensation.
At this age there is nothing he has not achieved in his career and it is all because of his talent and dedication.He is also a black belt holder in Judo and this proves how multi talented he is. Two of his best and most popular videos which were called How To Be Gangster and How To Be Emo were not available for long time and the main reason behind this was copyright issues which got it deleted.He then started to compose his own music and brought his popular videos back to You Tube and they became even more popular than before.Ryan Niga, also known as Nigahiga, is one of the most talented and most popular You Tube personalities in the world and his amazing videos has earned him a lot of respect and love from all over the world.He was born in a place called Hilo, in Hawaii in the United States of America. He was born in the year 1990 on 6th of June making him 25 years old at this time.
[Tarynn Nago:] Source: Thank you so much for coming in. I’m really confused, I mean, we haven’t spoken in years.