KAS THE EARLY YEARS
Kas Lionheart Jonathan (aka KAS) was introduced to the music industry at the tender age of 7 and performed regularly to crowds of around 400 people in his homeland Nigeria. Showing such verve and confidence so early on musically, KAS continued to follow what he felt was a Fire God had put in his heart! performing arts at the age of 18, and soon after, KAS then embraced this passion and set out in pursuit of a career as an entertainer.
Over the last decade he has harnessed his performance and production skills becoming one of Africa’s most sought after recording artist and producers.
KAS epitomises the new and ever growing youthful sound, of African music today. Born to a Nigerian father and a British mother he is the last son of two. He is of Yoruba decent and is occasionally referred to as ‘Omo Yoruba’ meaning ‘Son of the Yoruba tribe’. KAS openly exudes pride and takes full ownership of his Yoruba inheritance despite his British up bringing.
THE PRODUCER/ RECORDING ARTIST (KAS BEATS)
Hugely inspired by music legends such as Phil Collins, R.Kelly. Ray Charles and Timbaland, KAS ‘Omo Yoruba’ prides the originality of his production and deliverance in music on its unique and futuristic composition and sound.
By no means has KAS ambition exceeded his talent! He is currently becoming a household brand within the African music industry. So much so, that this multi talented singer song writer/ producer has been hailed as the future Puff Daddy of Africa, by some of the most reputable and accredited groups within the African media.
KAS not only has the vision of musical greatness, but also for those who have been fortunate enough to see him perform live, would know he is a true entertainer.
After years of co-writing and producing songs with the likes of Sir Shino Peters, M.I, Nneka, Goldie, Naeto C, 2face, Dbanj, and Wande Coal to name a few, he released his first single ‘Wind For Me’, followed by the monstrous anthem ‘Fi Mi Le’ in 2010.
‘Fi Mi Le’ written and produced by KAS himself, became a hit instantly. Selling over 1.2 million copies officially in Nigeria alone, earning him nominations for numeric awards
Kas popularly known as KASBEATS is a Multi-Award Winner/Multi-Platinum Seller/SingerSongwriter/MusicProducer/Actor/UN Ambassador and Evangelist