VIDEO OF THE YEAR | Martin C. Pariseau, KAYTRANADA | | The JUNO Awards

Kaytranada was born Louis Kevin Celestin on August 25, 1992 in Port Au Prince Haiti. Shortly after he was born, he relocated to Montreal, Quebec where he was raised. Kaytranada began to DJ at the age of 14. The following year, at the age of 15, Kaytranada began to produce after his brother introduced him to FL Studio.

To date, Kaytranada has released a total of thirteen projects and forty-one remixes. Kaytranada has toured more than 50 Canadian, American, European and Australian cities.

He signed an exclusive recording agreement with XL Recordings in December 2014. His long-awaited debut album, 99.9% was released in May 2016. The album includes features from GoldLink, Aluna George, Syd, Anderson .Paak, Vic Mensa and Craig David among others.

Speculation arose that Kaytranada and eight-time Grammy Award-winning producer Rick Rubin had started working together when a photo of them surfaced online around February 2015. It was later confirmed that they did in fact enter in a partnership for his publishing, that is backed by Pulse Recordings based in Los Angeles. He won the Polaris Music Prize for his album 99.9% in 2016.