12 Facts About Koffee

1.

Victoria Simpson was born on 16 February 2000, and better known as Koffee, is a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, rapper, deejay and guitarist from Spanish Town, Jamaica.

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2.

Koffee released her debut single "Burning" in 2017, and in 2019 signed with Columbia Records.

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3.

Koffee's mother was an occasional actress, Seventh-day Adventist, and a Ministry of Health employee.

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4.

Koffee sang in her church choir, taught herself guitar at the age of 12 on an instrument borrowed from a friend, and began writing lyrics inspired by listening to reggae singer Protoje.

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5.

Koffee went on to learn music theory and vocal technique in her high school choir.

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6.

Koffee indicated that the show gave her the first bit of confidence to perform and deliver music live.

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7.

Koffee gained popularity after uploading a video to Instagram of her singing.

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8.

Koffee was introduced by Cocoa Tea at the Rebel Salute, a reggae festival, and has performed with her musical inspirations Protoje and Chronixx.

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9.

On 13 November 2019, Koffee was announced as an opening act for Harry Styles on select dates of the North American leg of his 2020Love On Tour, and on 3 December as an opening act for the Latin American leg.

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10.

On 26 November 2019, Koffee released her first cross-over collaborative single "W", featuring hip-hop artist Gunna.

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11.

Koffee was the musical guest on Nick Cannon's sketch comedy and improv television series Wild 'N Out which aired on February 18,2020 on VH1.

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12.

In October 2020, Koffee was named by Elle magazine as one of "10 Trailblazing Women Changing The Future You Need To Know", the others being: Mowalola Ogunlesi, Tobi Kyeremateng, Ngozi Onwurah, Simi Lindgren, Balanda Atis, Magdalene Abraha, Holly Fischer, Celeste and Margaret Busby.

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