Louis Kevin Celestin, p/k/a KAYTRANADA is a 27 year old French – Canadian producer and DJ from Montreal, Quebec. He learned to produce on FL Studio when he was 14 years old and began his career in 2010 under the name “KAYTRADAMUS”. In 2012, Louis changed his name to “KAYTRANADA” and released his first LP “KAYTRA TODO” under the moniker. Most notably, around the same time Louis began building buzz with his infectious remixes of popular classic tracks such as Janet Jacksons “IF” and Teedra Moses’s “Be Your Girl” which have amassed millions and millions of plays online. The buzz from remixes, and the LP kick-started his career, and later led to major artist placements with Alicia Keys, Chance The Rapper, Mary J Blige, Mobb Deep, and a record deal with the British indie label XL Recordings.
After touring over 50 countries worldwide as a DJ, in 2016 KAYTRANADA released his critically acclaimed “99.9%” with XL. The album has to date sold over 300,000 copies worldwide, and features artists such as Craig David, Anderson .Paak, Goldlink, and SYD, among others. It won the 2017 Canadian Juno Award for Electronic Album of The Year, and the Polaris Music Prize. KAYTRANADA has played notable festivals around the world such as Coachella, Osheaga, Parklife, Sonar, and many more. KAYTRANADA IS CURRENTLY WORKING ON HIS 2ND STUDIO ALBUM DUE OUT ON RCA RECORDS IN 2019