Born in Kingston Jamaica to parents who formed a reggae band called Chakula , releasing 10 albums and touring extensively.
Recorded his first song called ‘Mix a Color’ at his home studio at age 5 for a children’s compilation album called ‘Save the World’ which became a viral school hit
Left Jamaica and migrated to Tanzania at age 13; moved to Ethiopia at age 16; enrolled at St. Mary’s College of California on a soccer scholarship playing division 1 soccer at age 20.
Career ending leg injury caused him to give up his dreams of becoming a professional soccer player; drops out of school to pursue music full time
In 2013 at age 22, Keznamdi releases his Bridging the Gap EP which gained top tier positions on the iTunes and Billboard Reggae Album Charts.
Relocates to Kingston in 2014, releases singles with some of Jamaica’s biggest reggae producers. Performs at some of the country’s biggest music festivals notably Reggae Sumfest.
In February 2015, Keznamdi is drafted by fellow reggae star Chronixx to tour the U.S. West Coast.
March 2015, Keznamdi is flown to Los Angeles by Mind of a Genius/Columbia Records to work with EDM/Pop act Zhu.
June 2015, Keznamdi releases a stoner’s remix of Jidenna’s Classic Man called Ganja Man which goes viral and send the blogosphere in a frenzy
October 2015 Columbia Records releases his collaboration with Zhu titled ‘As Crazy As It Is’ which featured on the Billboard Dance Electronic Charts.
October 2015, Keznamdi teams up with Justin Beiber’s writing partner Poo Bear on the single ‘Champion’ which claimed the #1 spot on the Reggae Album Charts.
March 2016, Keznamdi releases ‘Herb’ another stoner’s remix of Rihanna/Drake ‘Work’ hit which instantly goes viral on social media site twitter and picked up by Pitchfork and Fader Magazines
Summer 2016, Keznamdi tours the US West Coast featuring on prominent West Coast reggae festivals. Also heads to Belgium for one of Europe’s biggest reggae festivals before taking a break to work on his Skyline Levels Vol 1 EP
March 2017, Keznamdi releases powerhouse single ‘Victory’ ft Chronixx from his Skyline Levels Vol 1 EP set for release April 21.
April 21, 2017, Keznamdi releases Skyline Levels Vol 1 EP and Official Visuals for Victory ft Chronixx.