Kaytranada was born Louis Kevin Celestin on August 25, 1992 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Shortly after he was born, he relocated to Montreal, Quebec where he was raised. Kaytranada began to DJ at the age of 14. The following year, at the age of 15, Kaytranada began to produce after his brother introduced him to FL Studio.
Celestin began his career under the name Kaytradamus in 2010. He released two projects as Kaytradamus before changing his name to 'Kaytranada' in 2012. Kaytranada has released a total of thirteen projects and forty-one remixes. Kaytranada has toured more than 50 Canadian, American, European and Australian cities.During 2015, Kaytranada opened for two nights of Madonna's Rebel Heart Tour, one in Canada and one in the United States.
In December 2014 he signed an exclusive recording agreement with XL Recordings. His debut album, 99.9%, was released on May 6, 2016. The album includes features from GoldLink, AlunaGeorge, Syd tha Kyd, Anderson Paak, and Vic Mensa among others. He also did a collaboration with Craig David, on the song "Got It Good", which is also included in David's sixth studio album, Following My Intuition. Speculation arose that Kaytranada and producer Rick Rubin had started working together when a photo of them surfaced online around February 2015. It was later confirmed that they did in fact enter in a partnership for his publishing, that is backed by Pulse Recordings based in Los Angeles.