Kevin Wyre who is popularly known as Wyre is a R&B and reggae musician from Kenya. He is also a producer, the CEO of Lovechild Records and the brand ambassador for sport pesa.
Kevin Wyre Education Background
Student at Institute of Communication studies and Development, Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Secondary school student at Dagoretti High School
Primary school student at Thika Road Christian School.
Kevin Wyre Job History
January 2012 – Present: CEO of Lovechild Records
2002 – 2004: Director/Music Producer at Blu Zebra
He went into a partnership with his mentor Tedd Josiah and they did award winning music and commercials.
September 2000 – 200: Music Producer at Audio Vault Productions
He did his internship at Audio Vault after studying mass communication and later got a full time job as a producer.
Kevin Wyre Music Career
He has released two solo albums. The latest album, Ten Years Wiser, was named for his 10-year spanning career in music.As a solo artist, he has performed in various African countries, including Nigeria and Uganda. He has collaborated with various artists, including P-Square, 2Face_Idibia of Nigeria. Other notable collaborations that he has done have been with Jamaica’s Alaine, Cecile, and Morgan Heritage.
He is reputed for his consistence and relevance in the music industry having maintained an industry presence actively since the late 90s. One of the ways Wyre has maintained this longevity is having several collaborations locally and international. Among the local Kenyan artists that he has collaborated with include Nazizi, Kidis, Prezzo, Khaligraph Jones, Vigeti, Nonini, JB Maina, Benjamin Kabaseke.
Kevin Wyre Albums
Definition of a Love Child (2006)
Ten Years Wiser (2009)
Kevin Wyre Awards
2006 Kisima Music Awards – Best Ragga
2007 Kisima Music Awards – Best Ragga
2013 International Reggae and World Music Awards – Best New Entertainer
2015 Bingwa Music Awards – Ever Relevant Artist
Kevin Wyre Nominated:
2005 Kora Awards – Best East African Male Artist
2006 Channel O Music Video Awards – Best Afro-pop video (“Chuki”) & Best R&B video (“Chuki”)
2006 Pearl of Africa Music Awards – Best Kenyan Male Artiste
2007 Pearl of Africa Music Awards – Best Kenyan Male Artiste.
2008 Pearl of Africa Music Awards – Best Kenyan Male Artiste