The Modern Drumer: Cobus Potgieter, a drummer who posted videos of performing covers on YouTube has received over a hundred million views. He is funding My YouTube Band Project (MYBP) via Kickstarter which reached its goal of $35,000 and is getting close to $45,000 as of Monday morning June 18th. He is taken the YouTube star status to the next level by selling recordings, drum lesson videos and drum-related merch. Cobus was recently noted for a Top 10 South African-associated Facebook page. Currently he’s auditioning musicians for My YouTube Band Project which will bring musicians together in Los Angeles to record an album.