Everybody loves Koffee, at least so it seems. Since Lockdown’s release it’s been the most-streamed song and video in Jamaica on youtube, it’s at number 1 since it was uploaded online over a week ago.
One person commented “No nudity No bad words No violence 100% good music” while another said “What a small package but comes out swinging with so much power, God, that is what you call talent.”.
Released July 17th, Lockdown has racked up over five million views in under two weeks.
SOME LYRICS: “Where will we go when the quarantine thing done and everybody touch road… i know your feeling me you know i’m feeling you”.
Koffee whose given name is Mikayla Simpson had a humble beginning in Spanish Town, Jamaica. Her father walked away when she was quite young and she was raised by her mother who was a devoted Seventh Day Adventist Church member who worked in the Ministry of Health.
However, Koffee fell in love with Reggae music while she attended Ardene High School in Kingston , Jamaica. She is now a talented songwriter, Rapper, Reggae Singer, Deejay and guitarist. The amazing young artiste was inspired by Protoje a fellow Reggae artiste.
She first became famous on the internet after she sang a tribute song to Usain Bolt, he shared it on Instagram and it went viral. She later got more exposure when she was introduced to the audience at “Rebel Salute” in Ocho Rios by Cocoa T.
The young sensation was only 19-years-old at the time when she signed to Columbia Records and won a ‘Grammy’ after she grew up singing in church and also learned to play the guitar at age 12.
The song that gave her worldwide recognition was “Toast” , it was produced by Major Laser in 2019. She made history as the youngest and only female to win a Grammy award in that category.
Some of Koffee’s hit songs include Blazing, W, Rapture, Raggamufin and Burning.
Watch the music video below