Kanaka is a rapper/singer/songwriter from Kigali, Rwanda who creates global music. His influences stem from Hip Hop, House, Dancehall and Afrobeat. Kanaka started recording songs at 13 and his entrepreneurial drive coupled with his love for music led him to open a record label in Rwanda. Soon after, he moved on to the U.S. where he earned a BA in Music Industry and opened for artists such as Big Sean, Kid Ink, Asher Roth, and T-Pain. The 24-year old multilingual Hip Hop artist currently resides in Kigali, where he has managed to release his debut EP "Sh!ft" and he continues to hustle with many endeavors as a musician, entertainer, and entrepreneur.