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George Veikoso
Fijian musician

George Veikoso

George Veikoso
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Intro Fijian musician
Is Musician
From Fiji
Field Music
Gender male
Birth 10 May 1970, Fiji
Age 53 years
Star sign Taurus
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George "Fiji" Veikoso (born George Brooks Veikoso) is a Fijian classic reggae, Hip-Hop, R & B and Jazz vocalist, songwriter, music producer and occasional actor. He was born in Fiji but raised in Hawaii.

Early life

His first professional singing appearance earned him $5 from the audience. He liked singing in the church as a kid. He credits 3 relatives for helping him reach his goals which includes his uncle, Isireli Racule who worked on Elvis Presley's, Drums of the Islands, his other uncle and Fijian jazz star, Sakiusa Bulicokocoko and Paul Stevens. He joined Fijian band Rootstrata in 1987 but left the same year for Hawaii due to the 1987 Fijian coups d'état.


In 1998 he won the Na Hoku Hanohano Award for Male Vocalist of the year and Entertainer of the year.

He has earned numerous other industry accolades and awards “Favorite Entertainer of the Year” and “People's Choice Award”. FIJI's collaboration on the "Island Warriors" compilation album earned a Grammy-nomination for Best Reggae Album.

Fiji also co-wrote and sang the season 11 theme-song "Let Me Be the One"with Glenn Medeiros for the TV show, Baywatch and he has acted in the 2002, surfer film Blue Crush.

He has produced and released many albums during his career such as “Evolution” and “Born and Raised” to name a few. One of his all time and most popular songs is “Lia”.

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