"If you ever find yourself living your dream, go back to sleep".
Those are the words of Kola "KiiBoard Kid" Bello, a driven and ambitious young man who began his music career as just a keyboardist at the tender age of 15. Now aged 21 his love affair has blossomed into a successful career that has established him as a well -respected name amongst his peers.
He has proven himself to be much more than just a keys player and has demonstrated talent in artist development, brand awareness and has worked independently as a sound engineer and keyboardist/programmer for various signed and unsigned artists some of which are Tinie Tempah, Labrinth, Wretch 32, Alex Clare, Joe Worricker, Kenzie May, Chasing Pluto and Jo'Leon Davenue.
In the spring of 2010, Kola was appointed the role of programmer for the No.1 Debut Album Selling Artist 'Tinie Tempah' (EMI, Parlophone) and he has recently stepped in to realm of Management (Artist/Media Projects) and Production which involves him independently consulting for organizations and individuals in regards to live events, brand awareness and artist development. For more information click on the external links in the Navigation bar.
In the autumn of 2010, Kola was once again bestowed with the great opportunity to play synthesizers for one of 2011's biggest success stories, Wretch 32. Kola has toured extensively with Wretch throughout 2011, accompanying Example on a 19-date UK tour as well as playing almost every festival from Glastonbury to Bestival. At the moment Kola is preparing for Mr 32's first UK Headline Tour.
Kola is currently production managing a project called MLKnCRL and it is due for release Dec 2010 stay updated by clicking on the links below.
“Say what you think, Act how you feel, Live what you believe”-Kola Bello