Kiowa Roukema better known as YoungKio, is a Dutch music producer from the Netherlands. He is best known for his production on "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X. "Old Town Road" peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and was controversially removed from the Hot Country Songs after debuting at number 19.  
He began making beats in late 2016 when a friend gave him a free copy of FL Studio a popular digital audio workstation amongst producers. Roukema had prior experience with computer program working as a graphic designer. 
Roukema sped it up and put a trap vibe into it. Lil Nas X would then buy the beat for $29.99 through BeatStars.  After the success of "Old Town Road", he has been receiving calls from artists such as Lil Pump and Rico Nasty.