Kevon Heath aka Yankey Boy
Trinidad Soca Artist
Kevon Heath aka Yankey boy is from the beautiful island of Trinidad & Tobago. He was raised in the East side of Trinidad and hails from Pinto Road & Get Well Avenue, Arima.
Elevating himself from Arima was always his dream. Growing up, Yankey adopted, and has continued to utilize a personal slogan in which he strongly believes in. This slogan reflects directly upon him; his motivational slogan is: “Too positive to be doubtful, too optimistic to be fearful and too determined to be defeated”.
Yankey Boy started playing steel pan music in 1995 with Arima Senior Comprehensive School Steel Orchestra where he excelled to become a three time Junior Steelband Music Festival Winner. Yankey Boy also received a scholarship for reading and writing music at Trinidad University of The West Indies. He then relocated to The United States of America in the year 2000 where he has then since called Brooklyn, NY his new home.
He has a vision set on one goal and that is to become the best singer/songwriter that his culture has to offer. It was about five years ago, in 2010 that Yankey decided writing lyrics and performing. There was a talent he always had in him that he wanted to put this to paper.
In 2010 he entered the Soca monarch for the very first time and made it to the finals with his song Head Nice. In 2011 he was awarded Best New Upcoming Artist and has continued to show consistency in 2012 by winning the Bacardi USA World Soca Monarch Title with his hit song Rumors.
Yankey Boy didn’t want to just stop with music. He saw himself being bigger and brighter and with this came a new developed love and dream of his. He is the founder of RED APPLE RADIO STATION, based in New York. His idea of bringing Chutney, Soca and Reggae music to all the listeners worldwide was beyond exceptional. Yankey has extended his radio station to Red Apple TV and Red Apple Magazine.
Yankey Boy is a man that has a sense of humor, a sense of style and is willing to surpass all struggles and obstacles that stand in his way on the road to perfection. He is soon going to be a forced to be reckoned with. Believing that there is nothing or no one that can stop him from achieving what he wants.
Yankey is willing to work harder than ever and dedicate more time than time itself in achieving his goal which is SUCCESS. Yankey Boy is destined to excel over all negativity and aim to be the best in what he does.
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