Kcee credits his father’s DJ background for shaping his music career

Nigerian singer Kingsley Okonkwo better known as Kcee has credited his father for shaping his musical career.

In the latest interview on the Afrobeats podcast, The ‘Limpopo’ crooner disclosed that his father was a disc jockey DJ, a record seller. This also made him start his career as a DJ before becoming a singer.

Kcee also disclosed that his brother, Emeka Okonkwo also known as E-Money and co-founder of their record label, Five Star Music, started his career as DJ too.

He also disclosed that the secret to his longevity in the music industry is his “ear for a hit song.”

He said

“My father was a DJ, a record seller. I grew up in a home where my father sold records. So all the old-school artists, I know them [their music]. I was selling their records when I was about 5 or 6 years old.

“When I was in secondary school, I was already handling a full record store and playing at parties. I and E-Money were DJs. So, I listened to a lot of artists.”

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