APPLE MUSIC has revealed the young female artist Mikayla Simpson, aka KOFFEE, as its latest Up Next artist.
She has been featured across several Apple Music playlists and has the No.1 single on the Apple Music Reggae Song Chart and No.3 on the Reggae Album Chart for her Rapture EP.
Her song Toast currently has over half a million Shazams in 190-plus countries. She said:
I’m grateful for all the support and love so far. It’s a blessing to be named as the first Reggae Artiste in Apple’s Up Next series and I’m excited for what this means for the genre, my country and its culture on a whole! I see myself as a tool that will aid in carrying on reggae music and the reggae legacy. My purpose is defined by a higher call.
She appeared on Julie Adenuga’s Beats 1 show on Apple Music today and premiered Rapture (feat. Govana) on Zane Lowe’s show. On June 13, Koffee will make her late-night US debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live! as part of Apple Music’s Up Next program.