Mikayla Victoria Simpson aka Koffee is a Jamaican musical artist known for her hit single “Burning”. She is a talented Jamaican singer, songwriter, deejay, and guitarist, with music genres of reggae, pop, and dancehall.
She became the youngest person and only woman to be awarded in the Best Reggae Album category after emerging winner for the Best Reggae Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards.
Koffee was also named by Elle magazine in October 2020, as one of “10 Trailblazing Women changing The Future You Need To Know”.
Koffee was born Mikayla Victoria Simpson on February 16, 2000, and hails from Spanish Town, Jamaica. Her mother is an occasional actress, Seventh-day Adventist, and a Ministry of Health employee.
She has a younger brother named Karma. She went to Ardenne High School in Kingston, Jamaica for her high school education.
Koffee was initially inspired to do music by her mother’s religious background. She taught herself to play the guitar while also singing in the church choir.
She came through with her first song “Legend”, in 2017, as performed by just her voice and acoustic guitar. Her tribute song to the Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, went viral on Instagram as the athlete also reposted it on his Instagram page.
She was introduced by Cocoa Tee at the Rebel Salute, a reggae festival, as she gets to perform with her musical inspirations Protoje and Chronixx.
Koffee came to the limelight for her single “Burning” and follow up with the release of another single titled “Toast” as produced by Izybeats and Walshy Fire of Major Lazer.
She signed with Columbia Records UK in 2018 and released her debut EP, Rapture under the imprint.
She released her debut album, Gifted l, on March 25, 2022.
Koffee has also worked with the likes of J Hus, Danie Caesar, Govanna and Guna.
- West Indies
- The Harder They Fall
- Pull Up
Awards & Nominations
She won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album for “Rapture” (2020)
She is in a relationship with Nick Ballis.
She earns from his career as a singer. She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Frequently asked questions
Below are some frequently asked questions about Koffee:
Who is Koffee?
Koffee is a Jamaican reggae singer and songwriter who is known for her single “Burning”.
How old is Koffee?
Koffee was born on February 16, 2000
What is Koffee’s height?
Koffee has a height of 5 feet 6 inches
What is Koffee’s Net Worth?
Koffee has an estimated net worth of $1 million.