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Updated: Apr 18, 2022


Kelly Isichei Dolapo Okonkwo professionally known as KBK Starboi started his music career in 2011. Celebrating his Nigerian roots clearly in his works his musical influences include the likes of Burna Boy, Chris Brown and Tems showcasing his love for smooth and heavy beats.

On 24h July 2021 KBK released his second EP 'The Odyssey (Son Of A Legend)' in tribute to his late father where he teamed up with a number of artists and producers including Zazi Man, Sentini, Sout, Xoondabeat, Jay Magic, Hookz and Ayflex. This 9 track EP ends with a bonus track titled Always Remember You, a beautiful message to his father.

KBK has been working hard over the years giving us endless vibes. Other projects include Wicked whine, Frass Boss ft KBK Starboi - Lowkey and Queen Of The Dancefloor.

On 18th March, KBK Starboi released a collaboration with producer xondabeat and singer Mbakara titled 'Body On Your Body' which instantly captures the ultimate afrobeats summer vibe. We've had in on repeat and learnt all the words already!

When asked his definition of success he told us that he sees success as becoming a giant, great artist from Africa and we definitely feel that he deserves to be! His ultimate goals are to be a Grammy Awards Winning musician and to touch people with his songs as well as becoming GREAT in doing so with wealth and fame. We here at Tamara Jenna Productions LTD are so excited to support him on his journey into greatness.

KBK has a lot planned for the rest of 2022 including new singles and an album Titled Fearless (you may hear a few lines from our CEO but shh it's a secret)

We're so happy that we've had the chance to catch up with your latest movements! So, tell our readers all about you.

Where are you based?

In Nigeria

When did you realise that you were an artist?

In 2011

That's over ten years in the game. When creating the track, who were your biggest artistic influences?

Tems, Burna Boy, Chris Brown

I can hear where those influences have come into play in your sound! Where did you find your inspiration to create the track?

When The Producer @xondabeat on IG Played The Beat/Instrumental For I & mbakara

And when is your favorite time of day to create?

In The Morning Time Starting From Around 10am Then Till 2pm

It can be quite refreshing to make music in the early part of the day. What motivates you to create?

Challenges Of Life, People's Life Stores, ETC, Love Lives, Working Life

How do you define success as an artist?

An Upcoming Giant Great Artist From Africa

Does art help you in other areas of your life?

Yes Cause Whenever/Am Recording It Makes Me The Happiest Man On Earth & Especially When Tell Me How My Music Have Helped Them in So Many Ways

We feel that! So, how do you develop your artistic skills?

By Playing On Beats/Instrumentals

What are your ultimate career goals?

To Be A Grammy Awards Winning Musician & To Touch People's With My Songs & Lastly Become So Great At It In Wealth/Fame

We love to see big goals over here! How do you collaborate with other artists?

By Showing Supports Whenever They Singles/EP's/Albums

What are your future plans? What can we look forward to for the rest of 2022?

More Singles To Come & Then An Album Drops Titled Fearless

We can't wait to hear more! Thanks for joining us!

KBK Starboi deserves credit for his talents and skill. He's an amazing artist and I've had the pleasure of collaborating with him on one of his projects. That was such a pleasure. His talent captured me instantly, I'm so glad to be a part of his promotion both through my company as well as on a personal level. He's one of those artists the UK and the world really need to know about!" - Tamara Jenna -CEO


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