Kingsley Chukwunonso Edward (popularly known as KingCe born 27th May 1983) is a Nigerian born, South African based Singer/Rapper, Songwriter and Performer.
He adopted the stage name KingCe, a combination of his names. KingCe is currently best known locally and internationally for making good music since 2012 after releasing his first single track called “YOUR LOVE” RnB and Electronic Love hit.
KingCe was born in Ihiala, Anambra State, Nigeria, to a retired civil servant, a politician and a school teacher mother who both are from Ogbunka, Orumba South Local Government Area, Anambra State, Nigeria. Due to his parent’s profession, he moved several times within Nigeria but completed his primary/secondary school education in Umunze, Anambra State and Isiama Awlaw, Enugu State respectively.
KingCe was widely expected to follow his father’s political career and was nominated as a member of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at the age of twenty two. However, KingCe resisted the system and continued with his music ambition and University education in South Africa.
KingCe developed love for music in Secondary School where he was participating and leading in all music programs.
With KingCe’s love for music being greater than his parent’s political aspirations, he struggled for his parent’s and family members approval.
In 2012, KingCe released his first official single track called “YOUR LOVE”. The song became a hit in 2012 for all lovers out there both young and old, all over the world especially in South Africa and Nigeria and led him to collaborations with other artists, which includes: Ruff X, Danny, Samantha, Zahir, Dino, Kudacris etc.
In 2013, KingCe released three hit singles titled: 1. CRAZY FEELING, 2. GET TOGETHER, 3. SPEECHLESS which made him even more popular.
In April 2014, KingCe released another single called “SHAKE YOUR BUM BUM” which is currently making local and international headlines and also in top music charts in many South African Radio Stations
After taking a break from music in 2015.
In January 2016, KingCe came up with another smashing hit single called SLOWDOWN featuring two Enugu finest Superstars called Xtrem and Snowman. The track has been making waves in the media both in Nigeria, South Africa and across the continent.
In June 2017, KingCe came up with another smashing hit called MAKE ME HUMBLE featuring XtremCare and produced by Vic Iyke, all from Enugu. So far, Make Me Humble has been in the media all over including all National daily news papers in Nigeria. The video which featured Nigeria’s finest Nollywood Actress Adanma Luke and directed by Mr Rey was released on the 10th of August 2017.
Music is his life and will take music to other parts of the world where it’s yet to reach.