Zambian musician ICE KID Lowkey real/full name
is Joseph Mweete Shikabwali, he was born on 31 August 1996 in Zambia’s capital city Lusaka where he currently still
lives and records his music. Ice Kid is a recording artiste signed to IKONiK Music’s buzzing dancehall and R&B.
With a unique sound and flavor,The tune has come a long way for the singer/songwriter who is the last born from a
family of three (with one older sister and older brother). Ice KidLowkey broke onto the scene in 2010 but had
begun his musical career at the early age of 14.
From humble beginnings, he has definitely earned his stripes
and made his impact on the Zambian scene. Attaining heavy rotation status and massive air play, Easy Does It
is the song that officially introduced Ice Kid Lowkey onto the scene. The breakthrough hit attracted attention
including power play on major radio stations.
His broadcasting success forever changed prodigy’s musical journey and
paved the way for more opportunities such as being on the bill/lineup and sharing the stage with international
acts and African superstars such as Davido and P Square. Although his career had gained momentum and
acclaim, Ice Kid did not relent and continued working hard at perfecting his craft. As with all things in life, hard
work does indeed pays off.
Forging on he continued writing his catchy seductive love lyrics and catchy singalong’s.
It was at this point of his career that Ice Kid Lowkey teamed up with mastermind IKONiK producer DJ
Lo to record the dancehall smash hit “Hey Mama.” From its lyrics to the catchy and serenading tune and prolific
production, this is one of the reasons the song is one of the best tracks in the Lowkey repertoire.
Other DJ Lo’s
productions for the crooner include “Chainama” & “One In A Million,” which have also gotten buzz overtime.
After recording three massive hits under IKONiK records, label CEO Joel Siwale (Cee Jay) saw a brighter future
for the artists and decided to put pen to paper and officially sign the sensation Ice Kid Lowkey, making him an
official Ikon on 20th July 24, 2015. The rest as the saying goes is history and the future is limitless, with more
dance floor fillers ahead. Ikonik Proudly showcases this talent to you.