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Kokayi

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Kokayi

Kokayi has been played on NTS shows including SHY ONE, with Hands On Your Knees first played on 23 August 2017.

A synaptic overload of afropunk/hip-hop/funk/rock/psychodiscobilly. Whichever box you seek to put him in, he explodes out of.

Kokayi (Carl Walker) is a Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, emcee, producer and educator. Pronounced “Ko-Kah-Yee” (or KOKE for short), this Washington D.C. native takes his name from the Swahili word meaning “to summon the people”. Musically self-sufficient and versatile in ways that are reserved for upper-echelon talents, he produces his own music, writes his own rhymes, sings from the gut, and is self-taught on several instruments.

On his own, he’s already…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Holdin It Down
Asheru feat. Kokayi, Priest
Guerilla Arts Ink2005
Holdin It Down
Asheru feat. Kokayi, PriestGuerilla Arts Ink2005
Discogs
Hands On Your Knees
GoldLink feat. Kokayi
RCA2017
Hands On Your Knees
GoldLink feat. KokayiRCA2017
Discogs