Kostas Pavlidis was born in Athens on November 4th 1974 and has been singing since he was a child. His first official appearance was at the age of twelve at a small gig in his hometown. He began singing to earn his living within the Romani (Gypsy) community of Greece.
One of his teachers in primary school introduced him to the director Menelaos Karamagiolis, who was about to release the film “Rom”. He met Nikos Kipurgos who was the composing the soundtrack. Kostas appeared briefly in the film and was given the opportunity to sing a couple of songs for the soundtrack as well. The reviews were excellent and the film was awarded a prize in the Thessalonica film festival. The soundtrack was released, Kostas’ first recording.
At the age of fifteen he signed his first record contract with “ Sirios”, Manos Hatzidakis’ label. It was only then he realized he had become a professional singer. Apart from that, he appeared in Sirios’ concerts and recorded with several composers.
In 1993 he performed a number of songs in the club “ Metro”.