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The Capital Evening Show with Jimmy Hill 7pm - 10pm
6 November 2017, 18:20 | Updated: 4 December 2018, 17:23
Get to know the 'Bestie' star!
He's stormed the charts with one of 2017's catchiest songs 'Bestie', but how much do you actually know about one of the year's biggest breakout stars, Yungen?
Well we've knocked together 10 facts about the talented wordsmith to fill you in on everything you need to know before he takes to the stage at the #CapitalJBB...
1. Whilst Yungen is his stage name, his real name is actually CJ Brooks!
2. He's a proud South Londoner
3. His biggest musical inspiration growing up was fellow rapper Giggs!
4. He’s part of rap collective ‘Play Dirty’ alongside Krept & Konan!
5. He's a massive Liverpool FC fan!
6. His biggest phobia is snakes!
7. He launched his own clothing line 'Forever Yung' back in 2013!
8. He previously supported Naughty Boy on tour!
9. He was nominated for a MOBO Award back in 2015
10. ’Bestie’ is his first ever top 10 single!
Whilst you're here, check out Daniel Radcliffe rating some of 2017's biggest anthems...