credit: Samuel Moses


Ketu, a Nigerian-born LA-based singer & songwriter, infuses R&B with soulful tones, drawing inspiration from Coldplay, Lifehouse, Paramore, and The Script. Discovering these bands through MTV and VH1, he ventured into soul and R&B, attributing his emotional depth to Coldplay’s influence. Starting his music career in earnest in 2020, Ketu, real name Anthony Ketuojor Ikediuba, invested his earnings from a Netflix Black History Month mural into his music, further bolstered by signing with Guin Records and support from The Heard management. Beyond music, Ketu’s interests include chess, basketball, lifting, and reading. His creative ventures span children’s books to collaborations with Netflix, Facebook, ACLU, Universal Music Group, and The NFL, highlighting a multifaceted talent committed to exploring beyond his musical career.

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Events featuring Ketu

Mar 15, 2024
8:45pm — 8:55pm
Presented by
RnB Forever
Los Angeles, CA, United States
R & B
Professional Connections
Ketu is seeking the following:
  • Brand Partnership
  • Gear Endorsement
  • Booking Agent - UK/Europe
  • Booking Agent - Worldwide
  • PR/Publicity Agency
  • Publishing
  • Sync/Music Supervisors