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Dario Bogni talks about Koffee

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Mikayla Simpson, better known as Koffee (February 16, 2000) is a Jamaican singer-songwriter, winner of the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album. Kofee is the first woman, as well as the youngest contestant to win the award, Dario Bogni stresses. He started to gain recognition in 2017 and in 2019, he made his debut with "Rapture". The fame she has gained for her talent has led her to collaborate with artists of the stature of Protoje and Chronixx. From his repertoire stand out: "Toast", "Legend", "Throne" and "W".
FIRST YEARS
She was born in Spanish Town (Jamaica) and raised by her mother, who occasionally worked as an actress at the same time as she was employed by the Ministry of Health. She is sometimes giving talks on sex education and body positivity. Although he was aware of the violence that was attacking his country, Koffee had a good childhood, since he never experienced violence directly.
He became interested in music at an early age. At just twelve years old she learned to play the guitar by herself and then began to compose, drawing inspiration from Protoje's work. Koffee used to sing in the choir of the church her mother attended. Her talent was on display in 2016, the year she won the Ardenne High School Talent Contest. Before long I would study vocal technique and music theory.
KOFFEE RACE
Koffee was unveiled in 2017 with the release of his single "Legend", a theme that honored sprinter Usain Bolt. The single became a trend on Instagram after being shared by the athlete himself on his networks. Since then Koffee would not stop. That same year, he would appear at the Rebel Salute festival and then release the single "Burning", a theme that stayed for three weeks in the Top 30 of the Reggae Chart on the Radio Network.
The following year he would participate again in the Rebel Salute and the Rototom Sunsplash, then sharing the stage with Protoje. He then undertook a tour with Chronixx in the United Kingdom and later released "Raggamuffin", a theme in which he denounced violence in his country and abandonment by his government. This would be followed a few months later by the hit “Toast”, produced by Walshy Fire and izybeats from the EDM Major Lazer group.
Koffee finally made its debut in March 2019 with "Rapture," an EP of five songs, including "Rapture," "Throne" and "Blazin." I also include the hit "Toast" and his single "Raggamuffin", lists Bogni Dario. Upon its release, "Rapture" would rank on the Top Reggae Albums of the Billboard US and stayed there for 32 weeks.
The success of the EP was consolidated in 2020, the year he received the Grammy Award for best reggae album. With this Koffee would become the first woman and the youngest artist to win such recognition, emphasizes Dario Bogni.
At the end of 2019, he released “W” his first collaboration with Gunna and in 2020, he will be part of Harry Styles' Love On Tour.