The young Jamaican singer Koffee will be presented for the first time in Chile this Thursday 1 December as the prelude to the show brought by the British Harry Styles to the country, presentation of the latter which was originally scheduled for the year 2020 and that the pandemic delayed until now.
the rapper of 22 years has accompanied the former One Direction in the Latin American part of the tour “Love on Tour”, which will arrive this Thursday Florida Bicentennial Stadium.
Koffee is a talented singer who became the youngest person and the first woman to receive the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album of the Year 2020 thanks to his EP Rapture.
Born 16 February 2000 en Spanish Town, with the name of Mikayla Simpson, he got his musical influence thanks to his mother, who worked as an occasional actress in her native country and that he had a special religious bond with the Adventist Church. It is for this reason that his first presentations were made together with the choir of his church..
To the 16 years he won a school contest and performed before more than 1.000 people in a show that was definitive for her life and that led her to have confidence in herself.
In an article by The Atlantic It is said that one of the initial peaks of his career occurred when he published an acoustic version of “Legend”, a piece that he made in tribute to the Olympic medalist Usain Bolt.
The athlete shared the video and it went viral, which led Koffee to begin to be recognized within her country and also outside of it.
In 2018 she was invited to be part of festivals in Jamaica and also in Spain and the United Kingdom. I was no longer a social media artist, rather, she was building her path by being a skilled studio and stage musician..
Between 2018 Y 2019 kept releasing singles, many of them with a social theme and focused on highlighting the problems of his native Jamaica. At that time he launched Toast, a track produced by Izybeats and Walshy Fire of Major Lazer. The song had an impressive international impact and a successful commercial development..
Columbia Records of the United Kingdom signed her and in 2019 released the Rapture EP, project that not only enjoyed favorable reviews but also won him the golden gramophone.
During the pandemic time Koffee built the album Gifted which was finally released 25 March 2022 and in which the universe of dancehall reggae that was shown on the EP is expanded Rapture.
Koffee's debut in Latin America includes sets of approximately 45 minutes that he already showed in cities like Guadalajara, Monterrey, Mexico City and Bogota, this Tuesday 29 will in Lima, Thursday 1 december in Santiago and later in Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba.