MEET The First Nigerian To Win A Grammy Award, Kelvin Olusola

The biggest annual music award, The
Grammys in its 57th edition, went
down on Sunday, February 9, at the
Staples Center in Los Angeles,
California and guess what a Nigerian
went home with an award. Yes you
heard right! A Nigerian won for the first
Nigerian, Kelvin Olusola, went home
with the award for Best Arrangement,
Instrumental Or Acapella
Kelvin picked up an award alongside
his acapella band, Pentatonix taking
home the award in the 'Arrangement,
Instrumental or acappella' category for
their medley 'Daft Punk', a remake of
Daft Punk's "Get Lucky.
Here are few things you need to know
about the record breaker, Kelvin
Born in the United States to Nigerian
father and Grenadian mother, Kelvin is
a 26 year old beatboxer.
He is a graduate of prestigious IVY
League college, Yale University from
where he graduated in 2011 with a
degree in East Asian Studies.
Kelvin is not just a musician, he's super
smart too. He also plays the cello,
piano and saxophone.
He also speaks fluent Chinese & Spanish..
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