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Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Kay One (also Prince Kay One, bourgeois Kenneth Glöckler, born September 7, 1984 in Friedrichshafen) is a German rapper. Since 2014 he is official boxing promoter of Manuel Charr.Kay One grew up in Ravensburg as the second of three sons of a German and a Filipina. Influenced by his older brother, he began to rap at the age of 13.beginningsAfter several battles, Kay One won the Royal Rumble in Stuttgart at the age of 16 in 2001, the largest rap competition of its kind in Germany. At age 17, he got his first recording contract with Royal Bunker with rapper Jaysus, via rapper Kool Savas. Together they called themselves Chablife.After the separation in 2005, Kay signed on Eko Fresh`s label German Dream.After realizing that he could not achieve the hoped-for success with this record label, he moved from Cologne to Lake Constance for financial reasons. In late December 2006, he met Bushido and changed in 2007 to his label ersguterjunge.Through guest contributions on albums of other hip-hop musicians and songs, which he offered for free on the Internet, Kay One gained first fame. He received further attention through his contributions to the ersguterjunge compilation Alles Gute kommt from unten (2007) as well as from his close collaboration with Bushido, including as back-up rapper. The single All the best comes from below, which he had recorded together with Bushido and Chakuza, reached in Germany as well as in Austria in the charts. In his time with ersguterjunge supported Kay One Bushido in the dispute against the label Aggro Berlin, while Bushido with the Disstrack S.I.D.O. published.Later Kay One produced the song Live 2 Live, in which he in turn attacked Sido, who belonged to the label Aggro Berlin. At the end of 2010, Sido and Bushido made peace and released the album 23, on which also Kay One had a guest post. Kay One played a supporting role in Bushido`s 2010 movie Times Change. Previously, he was already in the film Horst Schlämmer - Isch candidate! represented on the soundtrack. At the beginning of 2009, Kay One won a Juice Award in the Newcomer category.