YTF Legacy is a group of entertainers notable for having been formed through networking on YouTube. The group originally known as YTF (or Yesterday, Today, Forever) performed their first concert on October 9, 2011 in Oahu, Hawaii, and went on to perform several more concerts in the contenental US in 2012. In 2012, they changed their name to YTF Legacy 'to better reflect their personal philosophy', as is explained on their official website.
The group consists of seven members: Ryan Higa, better known by his stage name nigahiga, is a YouTube comedian having more than 5 million subscribers, making him the 2nd most subscribed user of all time (he was the first for some time). His videos have received over 1 billion views, averaging about 10 million views per video. He has made a guest appearance on Nickelodeon show Supah Ninjas.,
Chester Seeis a singer-songwriter and actor whose videos have reached over 72 million views. His songs have been downloaded over 450,000 times. He is the host of Disney Channel's Disney 365,
Victor Kim is a member of the dance group Quest Crew, winner's of the 3rd season of America's Best Dance Crew. His YouTube videos have been viewed over 69 million times.,
Dominic Sandoval (D-Trix) is a former member of the award winning Quest Crew, and is currently one of the judges for the 7th season of America's Best Dance Crew. He also competed on So You Think You Can Dance?. His YouTube videos have received over 109 million views.,
JR Aquino is a singer and was a contestant in the 4th season of American Idol. His YouTube videos have been viewed over 47 million times. In 2012, he was a contestant in the third season of the American competition The Voice as part of Team Cee Lo.,
Andrew Garcia is a singer who appeared as one of the top 12 finalists in the 9th season of American Idol. His YouTube videos have been viewed over 13 million times.,
Kevin Wu (KevJumba) is a YouTube comedian having more than a million subscribers, being the 15th most subscribed user of all time. He was also a contestant on the 19th season of the The Amazing Race. He is also currently hosting Flicks on Cartoon Network. On the official YTF website was explained he is currently focusing on other projects and will therefore not be collaborating actively as a YTF member anymore.,
The Governor of Hawaii, Neil Abercrombie, proclaimed October 9, 2011 to be "YTF Day" in recognition of the group's empowering message and to commemorate the group's first live concert.
The group has created a combined YouTube channel named ytfglobal. #
"YTF Hawaii 2011 - We Love You, Oahu!"
December 8, 2011
""HO HO HO" by YTF"
December 15, 2011
"Making of "Ho Ho Ho" - YTF Behind-the-Scenes Exclusive"
December 20, 2011
"YTF Concert Shoutout"
March 14, 2012
"National Anthem YTF Style"
April 20, 2012
"Victor & JR having a little fun with Bob Marley"
May 2, 2012
"YTF 2012 Special Appearances - An exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Look!"
July 12, 2012
"YTF Legacy Fall Tour Announcement!"
August 9, 2012
YTF Christmas Album - EP:
On December 1, 2011 YTF released their EP called YTF Christmas Album. It consists of 5 songs. Ryan Higa and D-trix made a music video of the song from the EP Christmas Swag and the YTF YouTube channel made a music video of Ho Ho Ho. No singles were released from the EP.