From Fortnite to Apex Legends, Ali “Myth” Kabbani has officially announced that he will no longer be a part of Team Solo Mid (TSM).

He is one of the many prominent figureheads to leave TSM, alongside Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg, TSM’s infamous League of Legends mid laner from 2016 to 2020, and Leena Xu, TSM’s former president since joining the organization in 2012.

After a three-year tenure starting way back in January 2018, Kabbani has decided to part ways with the org that helped jumpstart his career as a content creator in the early days of Fortnite

While Kabbani’s exit was not nearly as controversial as that of Xu or Bjerg, he did mention in his YouTube video titled “Why I’m Leaving TSM…” that he felt isolated and ostracized as his closest connections to the org, like Bjerg, have all departed.

Moving On

Earlier this year, two of Myth’s former TSM teammates, Darryle “Hamlinz” Hamlin and Daequan “Daequan” Loco, resurfaced after a multi-year hiatus from the content creation scene under a new organization and content group: the NRG Thoom House. 

Myth opened up about the situation on his own stream, explaining that he was excited about the new opportunities for the two creators

However, this brought about an intense moment of nostalgic talk about the trio’s time on TSM in Fortnite. The reminiscing of better days quickly brought Kabbani to tears as he opened up about losing the connection between the two and wishing he was a part of their bond again.

Myth Leaves TSM After Three Years
Myth Leaves TSM After Three Years The departure of Daequan and Hamlinz may have led to Myth’s own departure from TSM.

Before their reemergence, Kabbani posted on his Twitter that he wanted to reunite with them. However, when they announced their new org and group months later, he explained that, like everyone else, he was also learning about their reentry into the content creation scene for the first time and had had no contact with them about this announcement before its release.

Why Did Myth Leave TSM?

Although he did not mention his former teammates in his YouTube explanation, his reference to Bjerg’s departure (and the loss of other close TSM connections) implies that the ex-Fortnite-trio’s dissolution played a role in his slow drift away from TSM

Kabbani followed up his statements about his loss of connection with TSM with a statement about his goals to pursue a different level of streaming content outside of what TSM can provide. 

Specifically, he referenced his recent interactions with veteran Twitch streamer Blaire “QTCinderella”—who recently signed with TSM as a content creator—who introduced him to a different type of content on the platform: IRL streams and meetups with other famous content creators.

He explains that her outreach and devotion towards content outside of gaming and IRL content has “inspired” him to pursue a new type of content that his association with TSM makes challenging to make. 

While he expanded his social circle outside of TSM to other streamers through QTCinderella, his loss of internal connections and absence in recent TSM-produced content pushed him away from the organization.

 In his video, Kabanni states, “I don’t know what it is that I feel like I bring to TSM and, with that being the case, it doesn’t allow me to do the most with TSM.” 

While his exit from TSM is surprising, his statements reveal that it was only a matter of time before he parted ways with the organization

Regardless, the young FPS streamer is on the rise, and his integration into groups outside of TSM will surely facilitate his newly “org-less” journey in the streaming and content creation industry.