That’s what drew the attention of other afro beats artists like Wizkid and so many of the big stars. But in Nigeria you have to keep up with everyone. I’m grateful that I can exist in these different worlds. Last Played on BBC. Kontrol Last played on. They started making African music that actually became cool.
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I used to sit in front of the telly with mum every weekend and watch music videos on MTV, that was our routine. Enable All Save Changes. I think Nigeria is very similar to the American music industry. These guys were coming from Nigeria but they were fresh, wearing all these diamonds and driving the same cars that the Americans that we grew up watching were driving. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again. Listen to First Daze of Winter here.
I just thought, “Let me put out music that represents me, let me put out music that tells stories but that still has this African groove that everybody can dance to and enjoy”. Everyone has an opinion so it’s a lot more nerve wracking. We were performing in front of big crowds of around people; some churches had 1, people in it.
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Find out more or adjust your settings. Mariana Carvalho 01 Feb, But in Nigeria you have to keep up with everyone.
Kontrol Last played on. DJ Edu – Destination Malleek. Last Played on BBC. Track Of The Day: I have a studio in my bedroom in which I can record whenever I want, I mix and master and produce everything myself so I don’t need to wait for anyone”. BBC Music is changing.
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Finsbury Park, London, UK. Maleek Berry represents the finest of 21st century musical diasporas. So essentially I had all these influences in my musical vocabulary, as I like to call it. I wanted to show a little bit of diversity. So it’s a lot more fast-paced. Artists are literally in the studio every day; every other month artists are putting out a maleeek single or a new video. Sign in to the BBC, or Register. D PHL and Yinka.
Maleek Shoyebi born 11 Augustprofessionally known as Maleek Berry, is a British-Nigerian record producer and recording artist. I decided to pay attention to that and that’s when I really started developing my own sound. Giving fans music that they can relate to and at the same time me telling stories that I’ve been through as well. It wasn’t until I was thirteen that my friends and I started a group in church, which led me to getting into production and songwriting and stuff.
That was the shift. So it took me a while to build up the courage to put out my own music. Me and him sparked up conversation malesk we started talking about where we wanted to see the industry in the next couple of years.