Mr Eazi

Mr. Eazi, real name Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade is a Nigerian born musician who grew up in Ghana. He is currently one of the leading artists from Africa, an Afrobeats artist with a unique soulful tone, laid back delivery mixed with catchy hooks on Afro mid tempo beats. His unique style has earned him his place in the music circles, propelled afro-beat music to the top of the charts and gained him global recognition. A list of some of his hit singles including Bankulize, Skintight, Shitor, Hollup, Sample You and the recent internet dance sensation Dance for Me, feat Eugy which got signed under Universal Music UK.

The multiple award winning artist, recently named the Next Rated artist at the Headies (Nigeria’s biggest awards ceremony) has also collaborated with artists such as award winning songstress Efya and Pappy Kojo from Ghana, and still has a body of work yet to be released global artists including Rita Ora and Wizkid.

Ever since his hit single Bankulize propelled him into the limelight, his music has been heard in clubs across the continent and beyond. Earlier this year ( March 2016 ) “Mr.Eazi” headlined five(5) Ghana Independence shows in the UK, at venues in London, Liverpool, Leicester with each event scoring not less than 2000 in attendance. To top it all, in April 2016, Mr Eazi was handpicked by Miss Lauryn Hill to represent Ghana and perform at Lauryn Hills debut Event with Tidal dubbed “DIASPORA CALLING”.

Presently, topping number one on the charts on Apple music is Mr. Eazi and Eugy’s “DANCE FOR ME” collaboration, a song that is virally making its rounds on the internet. As it stands now it is without doubt the biggest Afro Summer Dance tune of 2016 by garnering over 3 million streams on spotify, 8 million streams on YouTube and over 1,000 dance video submissions from fans on all social media channels worldwide.

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Events featuring Mr Eazi

Mar 19, 2017
12:50am — 1:50am
Presented by
Sounds from Africa & the Caribbean
Port Harcourt, NIGERIA