You may be asking yourself “why would I watch another person play video games?” and we don’t blame you. But video game streaming is popular for many of the same reasons as athletic sports. It’s entertaining and provides a first-hand view of the activity being performed at the very highest levels. While it may not be for everyone it is becoming a staple form of entertainment for both Millennials and Generation Z alike. The 6 Black Video Game Streamers below offer unique content, engaging gameplay, and a great community vibe that make them must-follows for any person that takes interest in video gaming.
6. Low Tier God
Low Tier God is a polarizing figure due to his hard-hitting, pull no punches smack talk but despite that we consider him a must-watch. He primarily streams Street Fighter but at times he’ll branch out to other games such as Fortnite and MultiVersus. In addition to video game streaming he provides insight into gaming culture, dating, and the dangers of thirst-trapping cosplayers. Whether you love him or hate him he provides plenty of content and his roast game is A1.
JazzyGuns is a popular Youtube streamer known for her hilarious and extremely popular Among Us sessions. What makes JazzyGuns a great follow is the variety of content she produces. Rarely will you find her sticking to a specific game or genre which gives her a well-rounded approach to gaming. Jazzy is also one half of the channel “Dwayne N Jazz” where they make funny videos, pranks and more.
Storymodebae, or Bri, is a rising star on Twitch with over 38.5k followers. Viewers flock to Bri’s content because she speaks her truth candidly and with zeal. Unafraid to call out haters, racists, and trolls, she carries a sincerity that helps her connect with her audience. If you’re looking for inspiration, entertainment, and an amazing gaming experience, then Storymodebae is the perfect streamer for you. Follow her on Twitch and YouTube for all the latest updates and content!
PremyDaremy is the go-to source for all things Sonic the Hedgehog. With over 67,000 followers, he is one of the most popular Black streamers within the Sonic realm. What we love about PremDaremy is that he is knowledgeable on both 2D and 3D Sonic the Hedgehog video games and can provide detailed insight across the entire series. However, PremyDaremy biggest asset is his impartiality. He gives his honest opinion even if it offends his viewers and/or Sega. He is reliable, consistent, and has an infectious energy that will keep you entertained for hours on end.
iAM_iKandi has been making a name for herself in the gaming community over the years. She is the self-proclaimed first Black woman to make Partner on all major streaming platforms. She currently has over 32,000 followers on Twitch and can be found streaming Apex Legends, Call of Duty Warzone, and more. In addition to gaming, she has recently started a mini-vlog on YouTube that dives into moments her personal life. Make sure you give her a follow and check out her community iAM Gaming.
1. Soulja Boy
Soulja Boy is first on our list for sheer entertainment value. When not selling video game consoles, Soulja Boy can be found on Trovo playing a variety of video games such as Grand Theft Auto V, Call of Duty, and Fortnite. The former Twitch partner made the switch over to Trovo after Twitch banned him in Q4 of 2023. For anyone looking for an entertaining and interactive experience, look no further than Soulja Boy’s Trovo channel. With his unique blend of music, gaming, and talking with his fans, he is sure to entertain you and keep you coming back for more.
While Video Game Streaming may sound like the ultimate job for lazy people, it’s actually very difficult, requiring both skill and dedication to be successful. Many people gravitate towards the profession as it it’s a great way to express oneself, build an audience, and earn a Mountain Dew sponsorship. For more discussion on gaming and more join 6ZEROS – Where the Black community taps into authentic conversation on the topics we know and love.