Gift Kunyanda popularly known as Kuncho Mindset was born in Lusaka in 1999 on the 7th of July. Kuncho Mindset is a Zambian rapper, songwriter, businessman and trendsetter. When asked the meaning of his stage name the rapper said “Kuncho” means someone who's creative and generous, while “Mindset” basically refers to his change from being a book nerd to being a rapper.
Attended his high school at Sesheke high school from 2014 to 2016. While in high school he was active in JETS, Quiz and did a bit of volleyball and netball here and there. One of his favorite subjects in high school were history, chemistry and literature. He did very well in his grade 12 final exams that got him a scholarship to go and study Chinese Language in China.