Meet King Koraun – A Star on the Rise!
Who is King Koraun? Koraun Mayweather known to many by his stage name King Koraun; is the eldest son of actress, entrepreneur, and author Josie Harris and renowned professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. Despite his parents’ influential status he is paving his own way to a lustrous rap career. At the age of 19 he is handling all aspects of his career, scheduling, studio time, writing lyrics, and making music videos. This young man is on his way to greatness and his determination and dedication truly shows in his art.
King Koraun is working to live his goals. He is creating himself to be his own man. A recent grad of West Ranch High School he is learning the industry and making moves. “I love what I do and that makes all the hard work seem so worth it” As a young budding artist he is creating his own brand and uses is life’s experiences to create songs for his following. His most recent project, “Rack$” tells the story of his extravagant lifestyle and his loyalty to making Rack$(money).
Growing up his family always knew he was destined to be great at whatever he put his mind to. “He has always been very head strong and focused,” says mom Josie. Because of his very mature personality and ability to lead others he earned the nick name “King” which he incorporated into his stage name. “From friends to family he has always been someone to look up to,” Josie continued.
Becoming a star takes many things and above all courage. King Koraun’s defining moment as an artist was playing in front of 40,000 people at one of his father’s title fights. “My dad came to me that morning and said I was going to be the one to bring him out (introduce him).” Without rehearsing or even knowing what he was going to perform; King Koraun got up in the ring and entertained the masses. “It takes someone special to be able to perform in front of that many people for your first time, and to be able to do it so effortlessly says something,” says Josie. From there he continues to grow as an artist and plans on releasing more music in the near future.
The road to being a Grammy award winning artist is full of many highs and lows. You must have determination, perseverance and a love for what you are doing to keep you going during your journey to the top. In the words of Jay-Z, “Remind yourself, nobody’s built like you. You design yourself.”
His music can be found on all major music streaming outlets, to include Spotify, iTunes and Amazon Music.
Photo by paul smith photography
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