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Hameed Idowu

Hameed Idowu



Hameed Idowu is a Nigerian American singer/rapper and songwriter. Hameed Is amongst the growing era set to deliver the natural essence back to music. His diversity, versatility, and creativity allow him to cleverly mix his Afrobeats background with the modern alternative Trap & pop.

From his Nigerian roots to his U.S address, Hameed has vividly seen music and living as one and the same. Whether it’s the tough living situation back home, or the luxurious life a musician is perceived to live in the states, to his relationship ups & downs, Hameed draws on these experiences and pours it all out in his music. He says, “I just want my music to inspire and hopefully touch someone the way I felt it”.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Festival Wristband, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
From: Washington, DC
Genre: World
Subgenre: Afro Pop
Event Type: Showcase