Kaylin Andrew Jacobs (born February 28 1998), also known as Kay Taylor, who is a South African rapper, songwriter and record producer. He grew up in Johannesburg where he was raised by his grandparents. His biological mother passed away when he was 4 years old and grew up alongside his little brother Cotlin Jacobs. He did not have a steadfast relationship with his biological father . He is well known for his debut single “There She Goes” ft Sam Swerv and Spha and the remix single “Shut it”, Kay Taylor featuring Praiise and Sam Swerv. He is the youngest recipient of the 2015 School Music Hip Hop Awards, The Best Freshman Award including Best single of the Team Uber. The song known as uber take two award’s home and best single of the year 2015.
Kaylin Andrew Jacobs originates from Gauteng Province . He started rapping at the age of nine, and he started to producer his own beats at the age of 12 year-old the time He eventually mastered the process of music production and began adding his vocals on the beats he was making, later signing to Gauteng-based artist management company, blu_mi media house
The stage name ‘Kay Taylor’ was given to him by a girl that liked him . He looks up to fellow South African rappers AKA, Nasty c and Cassper Nyovest, and stated that he was motivated by their work ethic.
His dream of meeting one of his major influences became a reality when he met Youngstacpt. Kay Taylor highlights that performing alongside YOUNGSTACP at a Gauteng festival was one of the best experiences of his life.
Kay Taylor released his first mixtape Bad Boy on 26 February 2017. His sophomore project titled W.H.N was released on 14 April 2015.
Kay Taylor released his major single “There she go” which later spawned a remix featuring Sam Swerv and Spha . The song was produced by bezzybeats in-house producer M5 killer.
On 27 January 2017, he was featured on Praiise and Sam Swerv collaborative single “Shut it”.