Born Caleb Kunle "Yong Buddha" in Lagos, Nigeria, where he spent his childhood as well as Laois, Ireland. In Ireland at the age of 8 he began writing music, he also participated in several choirs. At age 10 Caleb was part of a 4 member urban music group, under the alias "Lyrical Kingpin"he took on the rap genre,
Adding soulful melodic chorus to compliment hard hitting Rap verses. The group lasted for 4 years, leaving them with an unreleased album and a lifetime of experience, going their separate ways, Caleb branched into more electronic sounds, experimenting which lead to the project titled "When I was 17".
Seeking more diversity he began playing the guitar and branched into his current sound, Soul-Folk-Alternative. Yong Buddha is currently Working on A project Titled "Artists Nomad" which is due to be released in 2014.