Presented by SXSW Afrobeats

Kelvyn Boy

Mar 16, 2024

12:00am – 12:40am CT

Flamingo Cantina

This performance is part of the showcase that starts on Friday, March 15at Flamingo Cantina

Kelvyn Boy is an Afrobeats crusader and a household name in the Ghanaian Afro-Pop /Highlife space. The young musician and songwriter is a native of Assin Fosu in the Eastern region of Ghana. He was born on 1st April and he is the first of three children of his parents. He is fast gained waves of interest in the local music industry and the world at large with his fresh sound and peculiar approach to the genre he chooses, which is setting him apart from his peers. Kelvyn Boy's passion for music started at an early age where he used to sing with every opportunity that came his way, In 2008, he got his first musical opportunity to sing in churches and from that time he got noticed for his melodious voice and thereafter was recommended by others. In 2010 he was performning at Karaoke nights and pubs. He began his primary education in Assin Fosu, then moved to Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana to continue his Junior secondary education at Ascension School in Kumasi. He had his senior high School education at Osei Tutu Senior Secondary School. The passionate artiste having been influenced musically by Michael Jackson, Osibisa, Fela kuti.

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Kumasi, Ghana
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