To borrow the line of YouTube sensation nigahiga, “Whether you think you can’t sing, or if you know you can… you can’t. YET!” Yup, if you’re a singing diva wannabe you’ve definitely wanted to hit that hair-raising high note–the way Ryan Higa does so, um, effortlessly at 0:18.
You’ve probably received some encouragement from some well-meaning friends, and maybe even a pat on the back and an emphatic “Yes, you can!” from mommy dearest. But if you want this writer (yes, that’s moi) to be as blunt as nigahiga, then eat your heart out, because, chances are, you’re still off a key or two. And you need to work on your singing style. And stage presence. And, yeah, your image. And did I say your singing style?
But, but, but! Don’t panic. Because just as your awesomely popular (and super cute!) YT jock says, you can learn to sing like your favorite rap, pop or whatever-genre star. Just follow a nigahiga’s lead.
In the above video, nigahiga teaches you really sweet tricks that’s guaranteed to help you belt out tunes in the trademark styles of singing sensations like 2 Chainz, Drake, Snoop Dogg, Nicki Minaj, Beyoncé, Lil Wayne, the Biebs, JT, and, yeah, even if you’re just a one-person act, 1D. And if you want to be your own person and just want to do well in the genre of your choice, nigahiga also has some tips to help you sing, well, every emo song, every country song, and every reggae song.
Uh-huh, nothing’s impossible for that little music sensation hiding inside your heart. What, my encouragement’s not enough? Well, check out the encouraging twinkle in nigahiga’s eyes from 0:12! That should get you going.
So, don’t hold back. Your fave YT jock nigahiga’s got you covered. Well, you and the vid’s almost 11 million viewers.
Pick up that mic and get to work! Check out Ryan Higa’s YT channel to get rolling.