k-os Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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k-os Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 74 kg
Date of Birth February 20, 1972
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Eye Color Dark Brown

k-os is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has established himself in the music industry with the release of his work which includes albums, tracks, and mixtapes such as Joyful RebellionAtlantis: Hymns for DiscoBlack on BlondeMan I Used to BeSunday Morning, and The Dog Is Mine.

Born Name

Kevin Brereton

Nick Name

k-os

K-os as seen in an official publicity photo
k-os as seen in an official publicity photo (Nettwerk Artist Management / Nettwerk Artist Management – Monika Selnar / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Nationality

Canadian

Education

k-os got enrolled at Anderson Collegiate Vocational Institute located in Whitby, Ontario. He also attended Carleton University and York University.

Occupation

Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

Family

  • Father – He was a minister at 2 congregations in the Greater Toronto Area and also worked as a computer engineer who later became Director of Communications for BWIA.
  • Mother – She owned a cosmetics company.
  • Siblings – Joshua (Younger Brother), Andrew Richard (Younger Brother)

Genre

Alternative Hip Hop

Instruments

Vocals, Keyboard, Acoustic Guitar, Sampler, Turntable

Labels

Universal Music Canada, Astralwerks/Caroline/Virgin/EMI Records, Dine Alone Records

Build

Average

K-os as seen at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 2004
k-os as seen at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 2004 (Dino Laurel / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

74 kg or 163 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Black

k-os has Trinidadian roots.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Sports a stubble

Religion

He grew up under the care of Jehovah’s Witness parents.

K-os performing in Las Cruces NM as part of Warped Tour 07
k-os performing in Las Cruces NM as part of Warped Tour 07 (John Kloepper / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

k-os Facts

  1. k-os stands for “Knowledge of Self” and the intended lower case “k” has been used to appear less aggressive. Also, he said in an interview that the acronym stands for “Kevin’s Original Sound”.
  2. He released his debut album, Exit, on March 26, 2002, and it included tracks like Heaven Only Knows and Masquerade.
  3. His 3rd studio album, Atlantis: Hymns for Disco, was released in Canada on October 10, 2006, and was ranked at number #5 in both the Canadian Albums Chart and the U.S. Billboard Top Heatseekers chart. Also, it became a certified ‘Platinum’ in Canada.
  4. While growing up, k-os used to follow several artists and groups like New Order, Depeche Mode, Rx Bandits, Michael Jackson, Boogie Down Productions, Slick Rick, A Tribe Called Quest, and The Beatles.
  5. He is a vegetarian.
  6. k-os has also supported the animal rights organization, PETA.

Featured Image by Nettwerk Artist Management / Nettwerk Artist Management – Monika Selnar / CC BY-SA 3.0

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