When he was a high school pupil, Yasseen Barnes' jokes were so bad, that his school mates called a bad joke a "Yasseen joke".
Even his teachers started to reference Yasseen's name when they told a bad joke.
This did not stop Barnes from eventually making a name for himself as a serious comedian armed with sharp one-liners.
He spoke to #NightTalk's Lovelyn Nwadeyi about his comedic journey filled with one-liners.
Listen to the conversation below:
This article first appeared on 702 : Now you see him - Yasseen Barnes' comedic journey of one-liners