Koffee Biography: Age, Education, Career, Songs

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    Mikayla Victoria Simpson (born on 16th February 2000) famously known as Koffee is a Jamaican singer, songwriter, deejay, and guitarist.

    She makes her kinds of music 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.

    Real Facts About Koffee

    • Full Name: Mikayla Victoria Simpson
    • Stage Name: Koffee
    • Born: February 16, 2000
    • Age: 22 years old (2022)
    • Origin: Spanish Town, Jamaica
    • Nationality: Jamaican
    • Occupation: Singer
    • Parents: Jo-Anne Williams
    • Net Worth: N/A


    Early Life & Education

    Mikayla Victoria Simpson was born on February 16th, 2000 into the family of Jo-Anne Williams.

    She originated hails from Spanish Town, Jamaica. Her mum is an occasional actress, a Seventh-day Adventist, and a Ministry of Health employee.

    She is the elder sister to his brother named Karma.

    Koffee attended 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 began to write lyrics in high school while also drawing inspiration from Protoje and Chronixx.

    She came through with her first song “Legend”, in 2017 performed with 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, Giovanna, and Guna.

    Awards & Nominations

    Koffee won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album for “Rapture” (2020)


    • Legend
    • Burning
    • Toast
    • Throne
    • Raggamuffin
    • Blazin
    • Lockdown
    • Rapture
    • Pressure
    • West Indies
    • The Harder They Fall
    • Pull Up
    • Shine

    Nwede Chinedu Mishach Popularly known as Rechibee is a Nigerian Content Editor and an Entertainment reporter at Wakadaily. He is a passionate journalist with a core interest in Special reports, Biography, and music journalism.

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