Naycha K.I.D.

Junior Afori ‘Naycha K.I.D.’ Edwards, (K.I.D- Knowledge Increase Daily) was born on January 26th 1981 in Melanie, Guyana. He’s is known for his “big voice”, lyric versatility and song writing skills.

From the young age of 7, the youngest of six siblings, he showed signs that one day he could make his mark in the music arena when he used to sing at home and class concerts in primary school. Naycha K.I.D. entered his first music competition in the year of 1995 winning Guyana Junior Calypso Champion and in 1996 he placed 3rd runner up in the Guyana Music Festival.

His passion for music continued propelling him to join a reggae band called De Boyz in the year of 1997 and it was no surprise that up on migrating to Antigua in 1999, he aligned himself with the popular power Union Bands the following year. He became a member of the Dread and The Baldhead and then EL-A-Kur band. It was however, in the year of 2004 that his music career took off when he entered and placed 1st runner up in the Antigua and Barbuda Soca Monarch competition with his hit single “Wave It”. 2005 mirrored 2004 when he once again obtained the 1st runner up price in the Soca Monarch competition with the hit single in Antigua for that year “Another Man”, it was in that same year on December 10th,2005 he tied the knot with his fiancé Karen Spooner in an intimate early morning wedding.

On January 25th 2007, a day before his birthday, Naycha K.I.D. and his wife welcomed their 1st son Duwan Afori Edwards in to the world. Naycha K.I.D. could no longer resist the tugging of God on his heart and at the height of his Soca career, he surrendered his life to Christ on April, 29TH, 2007. Unashamed, he publically declared his Christianity and ending his Soca career. In the follower year on March, 10th 2008 the couple welcomed their 2nd son Victor Eon Edwards in to the world. After taking some time away from the music to have a deeper knowledge of God, he began using his musical talents for the glory of God, releasing top hit songs like “Water Down Love Of Jehovah, Can't Stop Me and “Serious” additionally in the year of 2012 on April 2nd the couple once again welcomed their 3rd son Austin Ethan Edwards in to the world.

Naycha K.I.D. is the host of “The New Day  Morning Show” which airs Monday to Friday from 5am-7am on Vybz FM. Naycha K.I.D. has shared the stage with top secular and gospel artistes including Beres Hammond, Bennie Man, Iwer George, Shadow, Destra Garcia, Bungi Garlin, Shaggy, Buju Banton,  Gregory Isaacs, Israel and New Breed, Jonathon Nelson, Positive and Sherwin Gardens just to name a few. He however takes no pride in his achievements but is focused on” carrying the gospel to the four corners of the earth and to live a life that is pleasing to God.”