Meet The Nigerian Artist Who Beat Wizkid And Won His 3rd Grammy In A Row (Photos/Video)

at 20-02-2017 09:35AM (3 years ago)

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At the 2017 Grammy Awards, American a cappella band Pentatonix and Dolly Parton won the Best County duo/group performance for their spin on the classic song 'Jolene'.
Nigerian artist, Kevin Olusola.

What most people might not know is the group has a 28-year-old Nigerian member named Kevin Olusola who is the beatboxer for the group and also a rapper, record producer and singer. Watch their Grammy winning song below:
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Kevin's father is Nigerian psychiatrist Oluwole Olusola and his mother is Grenadian-born Curline Paul He is a master of the cello, saxophone and piano.

He is also a Yale University graduate who is fluent in English, Spanish and Chinese. Watch Kevin kill it on the cello below:
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He joined Pentatonix in 2011 and since winning an American show called The Sing Off in 2011, the group has released five albums and have sold over 2 million records.

American a cappella band, Pentatonix.

Their other Grammys include: Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella for Daft Punk in 2015 and Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella for Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy in 2016.

Wizkid and Kah-lo may have lost this year but we need to praise and appreciate Kevin who has made Nigerians proud once again! Enjoy more of his talent below:
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Read also: [Photos] MEET The First Nigerian To Win A Grammy Award, Handsome Kelvin Olusola



BournIdentity at 21-02-2017 09:21AM (3 years ago)
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