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Edward Mokolo Jr., better known by stage name Kaysha, (born in Kinshasa
Kinshasa
on January 22, 1974) is a singer/rapper and producer. He is the son of Congolese politician Edouard Mokolo Wa Mpombo.

Contents

1 Career 2 Discography

2.1 Albums 2.2 Covers 2.3 Performances with others 2.4 As producer

3 External links

Career[edit] He was born in Kinshasa
Kinshasa
but emigrated to France
France
with his parents at the age of seven. Kaysha's first single, which used a sample from Martinique band Kassav's Oulé was called "Bounce Baby". Kaysha's second single was "Telephone", from his album I'm Ready. The next year, he changed his entire style to record a more urban album called Worldwidechico with a duo with Wu-Tang Clan's Killah Priest. His latest single to date is "On dit quoi", from his album It's All Love, released on his own label Sushiraw. Kaysha
Kaysha
is also a music producer[citation needed]. He produced songs for Passi, Solaar, Jacob Desvarieux, Soumia, Elizio, Ludo, Vanda May, Aycee Jordan and others. He won a Kora award for best African Artist in 2000. He won a Kora award for best African Artist of the Diaspora
Diaspora
in 2004. He appeared on CNN
CNN
in 2000 and appeared again in 2005 on Inside Africa. He currently lives in Lisbon, Portugal. Discography[edit] Albums[edit]

2017 : African Prince 2014: Alien Blood 2013: Christmas Collection 2013: Raw Like Sushi 2013: The Best of Love 2012: The Night EP 2011: Works of art 2009: Forever Young 2008: Kinshasa
Kinshasa
B Boy 2006: Legendary 2005: African Bohemian 2003: It's all Love 2000: Worldwidechico 1999: Black Sea Of Love 1998: Bounce Baby

Covers[edit]

Sexual Healing - 2015 Hold On, We're Going Home - 2014 Drunk in Love - 2014 Diamonds - 2012 Human Nature - 2011

Performances with others[edit]

Dis l'heure de zouk - 2004 Kimberlite Zouk Love - 2004 Jocelin Demoumeaux's JDX - 2003 Jean Michel Rotin's Solo - 1997 X-Taz - 1996 Grand Maquis - 2005

As producer[edit]

Isah: Black Madonna
Black Madonna
- 2009 Thayna: Nouveau Depart - 2008 Mika Mendes: Mika Mendes - 2008 Soumia: Confidences
Confidences
- 2008 Elizio: Confirmacao - 2008 Abégé: C nou mem Again - 2007 Grand Maquis - 2005 Elizio: Carpe Diem
Carpe Diem
- 2005 Soumia: In Love Again - 2005 SR.Dancehall2K4 - 2004 Teeyah: Métisse - 2004 Hot Caribbean Miziks - 2004 Elizio: Original di cabo verde - 2003 Abégé: C nou mem - 2003 Soumia: Still in Love - 2002 CaribbeanSoul - 2001

External links[edit]

Kaysha's official label site Kaysha's blog (French & English) Kaysha's music on cdbaby (English) Kaysha's music on itunes (English)

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