Kangol Kid is a well-known songwriter who was born in the United States on August 10, 1966. Kangol Kid’s zodiac sign is Leo, according to astrologers. Shaun Shiller Fequiere (born August 10, 1966), better known by his stage name Kangol Kid or The Kangol Kid, is a hip hop producer, songwriter, break dancer, and emcee from the United States. Kangol is most known for being a member of the UTFO hip hop ensemble. Kangol Kid and his dance partner, Doctor Ice, started out as breakdancers. On the strength of their breakout record, “Roxanne, Roxanne,” UTFO became one of the most successful rap and breakdance acts in the country in 1984.
Kangol Kid was born in Brooklyn, New York, on August 10, 1996. His parents were Haitian migrants who came to the United States. He did, however, enjoy donning Kangol hats as a child, earning him the moniker Kangol Kid. He began his profession when he was seventeen years old.
Kangol Kid began his career when he was 17 years old, when he was signed to his first record label. After that, he became a member of the UTFO band. Breakdancing was a big part of the band’s reputation. The band was awarded the finest rap group of the 1980s.
Kangol Kid wrote and recorded a song for Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam with Full Force’s album Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam with Full Force in 1985. He has also worked as a producer and has produced and recorded numerous songs. He was also a lecturer and music professor at numerous universities.
Kangol Kid kept his riches facts hidden from the public view. He was claimed to have been residing in New York at the time of his death, where he possessed a mansion valued at around a million dollars, according to some accounts.
Tajiri Swindell was Kangol Kid’s wife. They had four children together. T.Shaun, Andre, and Giovanni are the names of Kangol Kids’ three boys from his first marriage to Christine. Amancia is the name of his daughter from his second marriage to Tajiri Swindell.
Kid’s net worth is estimated to be at $1.5 million.
Hit Songs of Kangol Kid
- Kangol and Doc
- Leader of the pack
- Roxanne Roxanne
- Fairytale Lover
After a struggle with colon cancer, he died on December 18, 2021.