Kokayi is a preeminent improvisational vocalist, GRAMMY-nominated musician based in DC, Creative DSGNR for projects with Grammy-nominated artist Goldink and artist/musician Guillermo Brown (James Corden Show). He can be heard on Whose Hat is This? Everything’s Ok, Goldlink’s At What Cost, MTV's Rebel Music, Kevin Hart's Laugh At My Pain, A'Larrache (Canal +)and I Ain’t Scared of You: a Tribute to Bernie Mac. Kokayi is currently, Music Supervisor for Untitled Interactive Games and Chief Ideator and co-curator of BeatsnBeans: a discussion series on creativity, coffee culture, and the re-imagining of creative spaces. He is the recipient of the Halcyon Artist Fellowship, DCCAH Artist Fellowship, and Sister Cities Grants.