BIOGRAPHY

 

Echendu Kele chukwu Kingsley is known professionally as KCK was born in the Western part of Africa, a singer, songwriter, and music producer who hails from Abia state. His fame grew in 2008 after releasing “Come and Dance", the lead single from his debut studio though his stardom started way back 2004.

 

Early Life:

Echendu Kelechukwu Kingsley aka KCK was born in Enugu State, Nigeria., His parents Mr Ruben Ezo  and Mrs. Josephine .I. Echendu as industrious and dedicated as they were then in service cultivated the spirit of hard work in Mr. Kelechukwu. His father was a formal staff of the British Insurance Company and the mother a former secretary of the Department of National Civil Registration (DNCR), no doubt KCK imbibed the secret of tactical writing. To young Kelechukwu, songwriting and music production was a passion hence he started using Fruity Loops, Sonar, Cue Base, and other sophisticated music production software to make music. He attended collage at Uwani Secondary School Enugu, studied Fine Arts Education at the Institute of Management and technology  IMT Enugu before he relocated abroad for greener pastures.


 

*Career:

2004- The Missionary

2008- The Light

 

KCK debut studio album Missionary was released in 2004, serving as a hot banger to complement other singles and mixtapes already dropped. The album sold over 30,000 copies on its release.

The Missionary was produced in Philippine. This album received generally positive reviews and feedbacks from music critics in the Philippines and other parts of the world who applauded its

production and quality mixing and mastering.

 

Four Years later,  KCK came back to dropped another album, this he tilled “The Light’’and features guest artists such as Sister Saedi, Amaziah, Willo, Andrea Terrano and Gerhard schutti Mr. Blue.

 

Artistry:

KCK describes his music as Afro beat/Reggae  and Hip Hop, a genre that blends Afro beat/ reggae and Hip Hop together that gets you to feel the vibes of good music and well-crafted lyrics in your spine. Indeed this genre of music fits him well as he pounds on the beats and gradually delivers the lyrics like a viper.

 

Discography:

Studio albums

• Missionary (2004)

• The Light (2008)

 Tracks

• Ojemba

• Delight

• Pull It Up

• Mama Don’t Cry

• BrotherMan

• Have It

• Come And Dance

 

Singles

Schöne Stadt....German Language Lyrics

Rock Shows

 

Guest appearances

• Schöne Stadt produced by Andrea  Terrano (Iguana Studio) Brixton

• Rockshow produced by Andrea Terrano.

 

Selected Videography:

• Come And Dance (2008)

• Schöne Stadt  (2018)

• Rock Show  (2019) etc

• Ice  (2021) From the album  Gift Of The Day (GOD)

 

KCK who speak's two International languages fluently English and German with his mother dialet Igbo started music as a teenager and has been in several parts of the world making music and making people happy as he reveals that making music and making people happy makes him fulfilled. Presently Kele-chukwu Kingsley (KCK) is working with some Local Band in Europe (Vienna) Austria and some Producers in Nigeria. It is pertinent to mention here that KCK is gifted and very talented hence his currently writing music lyrics in Igbo (A Nigerian Language located at the Eastern part of the county), Nigerian Pidgin, German and English Language.




 

You want KCK on your stage?

KCK & BAND

Franz - E Guitar
Ben Bauer - Bass (R.I.P. 12.7.1969 – 13.2.2019)
Rio Mc Mio - Drums