French Kiwi Juice, best known in the worldFKJ is a French musician, multi-instrumentalist and DJ / producer who composes songs with soft electronic sounds based on samples. His songs easily resonate with fans as they speak directly to the soul of everyone who listens to them.
FKJ has been around for a while and has been making waves on YouTube where their music videos are aplenty. If his music and talent are unfamiliar to you, fret not as we introduce you to the gifted musician.
FKJ has collaborated with various artists both established and upcoming. In each of his productions, he cannot deny his talent for making his kind of music, the New French House musical genre. It is certainly rare to find someone as talented as him.
In the paragraphs below, we are going to tell you all the things we know and need to know about French kiwi juice.
FKJ – Biography
French Kiwi Juice, or FKJ, is certainly not a conventional name, no parent will call their child and it is not what FKJ’s parents called their boy when he was born. His real name is Vincent Fenton and he was born on March 26, 1991. Vincent is originally from Tours, a city in central-western France, but now lives in Paris.
Like all great musicians we have today, there is always a starting point when they decide to dedicate the rest of their life to music. For FKJ, his was marked when he came across his parent’s record collection as a teenager and then bought his first guitar. From then on, he knew the rest of his life would revolve around music, not just any genre of music, but rather nu jazz, electronica, rhythm, blues and French house.
When he was working as a theater sound engineer, he was able to teach himself the basics of producing his genre of music. FKJ began working with other artists from the Roche Musique label to develop an electronic subgenre of new French house music in early 2010.
Towards the end of 2012, the results of everything they had done for the past two years began to show. The musician released his first EP titled The Twins and it was followed by the single Lying Together in that same year. His second EP Time to Change dropped in 2013. This work received critical acclaim from music review blogs and online platforms like Trax Mag, Indie Shuffle, Ofive, Earmilk and The Sound You Need. His massive presence on the Internet served and still constitutes the foundation on which the successes of his musical productions are based.
FKJ released another EP titled Takeoff in 2014 and over the next two years he devoted his time to making his debut album. The eponymous album Jus de Kiwi Français was released in the United States on March 3, 2017 under the Roche Musique label. The following year, FKJ released another single titled Is the Magic Gone? which was followed by Leaving My House in 2019.
Some of his collaborations with other artists include songs and concerts like Learning to Fly (which featured Jordan Rakie in 2017), Lucky Satr (FKJ & Pomo’s live performance in 2018), Tadow (with Masego in 2018), and Vibin’ Out (with (((O))) whose real name is Nikita Vasilyev in 2018) which is one of his most watched songs on YouTube.
Other facts about the musician
1. The name FKJ
The name French Kiwi Juice (FKJ) is an indicator of its French and New Zealand roots. The word Kiwi is a nickname mostly associated with New Zealanders.
2. Musical instruments
The French DJ and musician is proficient in the use of saxophone, piano, guitar, drum machine and synthesizer. He also uses his computer to mix various electronic sounds to produce his scintillating songs.
3. Social media presence
You can find and follow FKJ on various social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Through these platforms, the French musician has amassed a crowd of millions of followers.
You can also find him on online audio streaming and streaming platforms, such as Spotify and SoundCloud, under his professional name FKJ.
4. Music festival performances
French Kiwi Juice has held the stage and thrilled fans at music festivals like Euphoria, Lightning in a Bottle, CRSSD and of course the annual Indo California Coachella music and arts festival, held at the Empire Polo Club in Utah. Inland Empire Coachella Valley, in the Colorado desert.