Moses Ikape (born 30 July 1990), better known to his fans as Khalee Ali, is a Nigerian born rap artist. Khalee Ali realized the importance of owning his masters and rather than signing to record label, he remains independent. He’s a well-rounded artist and continues to push boundaries in music. Early Life Moses Ikape was born and raised in a mid-sized town Makurdi situated in Benue, a state in Nigeria. In an interview earlier last year, Khalee Ali stated that his passion for music started at an early age and he already knew he wanted to be a musician from first grade in primary school. He participated in school talent shows with interest in drumming. He pursued his interest by studying drums via a local church.