Meet Another Nigerian Grammy Award Nominee, Kah-Lo
Kah-Lo is a Nigerian musician known for the vocals on ‘Rinse and Repeat’ by British DJ, Riton. Her humorous yet edgy delivery gave the song a unique charm that has made it a club favourite around the country.
The song ‘Rinse and repeat’ which was released in 2016, is nominated for the Best Dance Recording of the year at the 59 Grammy Awards. She is nominated alongside Riton.
The singer has already reacted on her Instagram, sharing a photo of the nomination while writing
“Oluwa did it! Riton has all the swag sauce. Congratulations, this is epic.”
As well as being a huge club hit, ‘Rinse & Repeat’ has been streamed 5 million times on Spotify and played 1.5 million times on YouTube less than a month after its release. It has also reached number 1 on the Shazam chart and been on the A list of Radio 1, Kiss FM and 6 Music, turning Kah-lo into an instant star.
Thanks in large part to Kah-lo’s adaptable vocals, ‘Rinse & Repeat’ has been remixed by the likes of Preditah, Jammer, and Brodinski & Myd, with top producer Jammer » ’s remix particularly complimenting Kah-lo’s tone.
Aside from ‘Rinse & Repeat,’ Kah-lo has put out a strong collection of work on her Soundcloud » , demonstrating her great musical ability. There is much more to her than the monotone rap she delivers so well; Kah-lo is also a talented singer, arranger and instrumentalist, tipped for big things.
Kah-Lo joins Wizkid as the other artiste nominated for a Grammy Awards.
The Nigerian pop star makes the list for his contribution to Drake’s 2016 “ Views” album. The singer was a prominent contributor on the lead single, ‘One Dance’ , where he is nominated as a guest artiste, and also as a producer.
The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to “honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position. Album of the Year is the most prestigious award category at the Grammys having been presented since 1959.
Although it was originally presented to the artist alone, the award is now presented to the main artist, the featured artist(s), the producer, the engineer and/or mixer and the mastering engineer.
If this award is won by Drake, Wizkid will be going home with two gongs. For production and guest feature on the album.