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Kevin Olusola is an American singer, songwriter, musician and record producer

InformationDetail
BirthdayOctober 5, 1988
NationalityAmerican
FamousBeatboxer, Black Musicians, Black Singers, Yale University, Musicians, Singers, Pop Singers, Rock Singers
City/StateKentucky
SiblingsCandace (sister), Kellon (brother)
Known asKevin Oluwole Olusola
Universities
  • Yale University
  • Triplett School
  • Owensboro Public School
  • Phillips Academy Andover
  • Yale University
Notable Alumnis
  • Yale University
Birth PlaceOwensboro, Kentucky, USA
Height180cm
GenderMale
FatherOluwole Olusola
MotherCurline Paul
Sun SignLibra
Born inOwensboro, Kentucky, USA
Famous asBeatboxer
Socials

// Famous Beatboxer

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Who is Kevin Olusola?

Kevin Olusola, born as Kevin Oluwole Olusola, is an American singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. He is best recognized as the beatboxer of the band Pentatonix and has released five albums with the group, including ‘PTX, Volume 1’ and ‘PTX, Vol. II.’ Olusola, who is known for developing the art of ”celloboxing’’, i.e. playing cello and beatboxing simultaneously, is also a songwriter. He has co-written four songs for ‘PTX, Vol. II.’ including ‘Natural Disaster,’ ‘Hey Momma/Hit the Road Jack,’ ‘Love Again’ and ‘Run to You.’ Olusola has also released his solo EP titled ‘The Renegade EP’. The American artiste has performed at several musical festivals, such as Kronberg Academy Festival and the Amsterdam Cello Biennale. He has opened TED Conference in Vancouver and was even chosen by Quincy Jones to represent the latter in a concert at the 2012 Montreux Jazz Festival. Kevin Olusola is also fluent in Mandarin.

// Famous Black Musicians

Career

Kevin Olusola started learning piano at the age of four, cello at the age of six and alto saxophone at the age of ten. He was greatly involved in music programs in his grade school and participated in jazz band, concert band, marching band and community youth orchestra. At age 12, he was selected as the chief saxophonist of the United States Collegiate Wind Band and the principal cellist of Kentucky State Youth Orchestra. He toured a lot with the bands, performing at various events and festivals.

Olusola then moved to Beijing and continuously honed his celloboxing skills. He then began uploading his celloboxing covers to his own YouTube channel. He also performed for Jon Huntsman, Jr. and even did covers with rapper KorElement. Soon after this, he and YouTube star Jake Bruene videotaped "Julie-O". After the video’s success, Olusola was contacted by Scott Hoying and was requested to join his group Pentatonix, joining members Avi Kaplan, Kirstie Maldonado, and Mitch Grassi to compete in the 3rd season of NBC’s ‘The Sing-Off’.

The group won the competition which landed them a contract with Sony Music Entertainment. Pentatonix then immediately recorded their first album. Their first EP titled ‘PTX, Volume 1’ was released in June 2012. The same year, the group released their Christmas EP titled ‘PTXmas’. After their winter–spring 2013 tour, the group began recording their second EP titled ‘PTX, Vol. II’ which was released in Nov 2013. Olusola also co-wrote four songs for this album: ‘Natural Disaster,’ ‘Hey Momma/Hit the Road Jack,’ ‘Love Again’ and ‘Run to You.’

Personal Life

Kevin Olusola was born as Kevin Oluwole Olusola on October 5, 1988, in Owensboro, Kentucky, USA, to Curline Paul and Oluwole Olusola. He has a sister named Candace and a brother named Kellon. Olusola started his education at the Greater Philadelphia Junior Academy. He later on moved to Owensboro where he attended the Triplett School for a short period of time. He then transferred him to Owensboro Public School. After this, Olusola enrolled at the Phillips Academy Andover. Then after graduating from Andover, he chose to attend Yale University.

// Famous Black Singers

Kevin Olusola biography timelines

  • // 5th Oct 1988
    Kevin Olusola was born as Kevin Oluwole Olusola on October 5, 1988, in Owensboro, Kentucky, USA, to Curline Paul and Oluwole Olusola. He has a sister named Candace and a brother named Kellon. Olusola started his education at the Greater Philadelphia Junior Academy. He later on moved to Owensboro where he attended the Triplett School for a short period of time. He then transferred him to Owensboro Public School. After this, Olusola enrolled at the Phillips Academy Andover. Then after graduating from Andover, he chose to attend Yale University.

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Kevin Olusola's FAQ

  • What is Kevin Olusola birthday?

    Kevin Olusola was born at 1988-10-05

  • Where is Kevin Olusola's birth place?

    Kevin Olusola was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, USA

  • What is Kevin Olusola nationalities?

    Kevin Olusola's nationalities is American

  • Who is Kevin Olusola siblings?

    Kevin Olusola's siblings is Candace (sister), Kellon (brother)

  • What was Kevin Olusola universities?

    Kevin Olusola studied at Yale University, Triplett School, Owensboro Public School, Phillips Academy Andover, Yale University

  • What was Kevin Olusola notable alumnis?

    Kevin Olusola's notable alumnis is Yale University

  • How tall is Kevin Olusola?

    Kevin Olusola's height is 180

  • Who is Kevin Olusola's father?

    Kevin Olusola's father is Oluwole Olusola

  • Who is Kevin Olusola's mother?

    Kevin Olusola's mother is Curline Paul

  • What is Kevin Olusola's sun sign?

    Kevin Olusola is Libra

  • How famous is Kevin Olusola?

    Kevin Olusola is famouse as Beatboxer

  • What is Kevin Olusola's facebook?

    Kevin Olusola's facebook is https://www.facebook.com/KO1Music/

  • What is Kevin Olusola's twitter?

    Kevin Olusola's twitter is https://twitter.com/kolusola/

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    Kevin Olusola's instagram is https://www.instagram.com/kolusola/

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