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Meet Kevin Olusola, the Nigerian artist who just won his 3rd Grammy

Meet Kevin Olusola, the Nigerian artist who just won his 3rd Grammy

At the 2017 Grammy Awards, American a cappella band Pentatonix and Dolly Parton won the Best County duo/group performance for their spin on the classic song 'Jolene'.

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Nigerian artist, Kevin Olusola.

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What most people might not know is the group has a 28-year-old Nigerian member named Kevin Olusola who is the beatboxer for the group and also a rapper, record producer and singer. Watch their Grammy winning song below:

Kevin's father is Nigerian psychiatrist Oluwole Olusola and his mother is Grenadian-born Curline Paul. He is a master of the cello, saxophone and piano.

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He is also a Yale University graduate who is fluent in English, Spanish and Chinese. Watch Kevin kill it on the cello below:

He joined Pentatonix in 2011 and since winning an American show called The Sing Off in 2011, the group has released five albums and have sold over 2 million records.

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American a cappella band, Pentatonix.

Their other Grammys include: Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella for Daft Punk in 2015 and Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella for Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy in 2016.

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Wizkid and Kah-lo may have lost this year but we need to praise and appreciate Kevin who has made Nigerians proud once again! Enjoy more of his talent below:

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