Kae Sun

Kae Sun is the stage name of Kwaku Darko-Mensah Jnr, a Ghanaian-Canadian singer-songwriter and artist. Following his 2009 debut album “Lion on a Leash”, Kae Sun released an acoustic EP “Outside the Barcode” from which the song “Firefly Dance” was named Top Tune of the Day by KCRW in Los Angeles.

Kae Sun’s 2nd full-length album “Afriyie” (2013) received acclaim from the likes of MTV Iggy, who said of the record, “With Afriyie, Kae Sun has [emerged] as one of the most promising singer-songwriters in the international scene.” The album has achieved traction worldwide particularly in Asia, charting in S. Korea, Singapore and Taiwan and reaching over 2 million views on Youtube.

Touring frequently throughout North America, highlights include Harlem’s Apollo Theatre, support for the Toronto stop of Janelle Monae’s Electric Lady Tour, and Yale University’s inaugural African arts and culture festival, AFRICA SALON, alongside FELA aKUsTIc (fronted by Sahr Ngaujah) and Angelique Kidjo.