TLO Is Nigeria’s Next Big Music Superstar!

TLO Is Nigeria’s Next Big Music Superstar!

Naija’s Obtained Expertise and Main The Pack of This New Technology is… TLO!

TLO Is Leading The Pack of Naija's Next Music Superstars!

Ever heard of the Nation known as Suriname? No? Nicely, I suppose all of us are in the identical sneakers. However come to think about it, how did DAVIDO get an invitation to carry out there in 2019? That Billion Greenback query is but to be answered until right this moment! That’s the ability of the Afrobeats style and the testimony of how far it actually has gone.

From Accra to Addis Ababa to London. From the Kenya metropolis of Mombasa to Cape City to New York, all issues might sound and look so totally different from one another aside from the sound of the most recent world revelation… Afrobeats! In the event you begged to disagree, please ask CKay, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage and the remainder.

With the abundance of pure assets at Nigeria’s disposal, it’s protected so as to add ‘Afrobeats’ to that lengthy checklist as Nigeria’s best abilities have exported the style to the unlikeliest of locations on the earth, promoting out live performance arenas and making even the ‘Oyibo’ folks bounce at each sound of the music.

And as Nigeria enters a brand new part of music revolution, a brand new crop of rising abilities are taking on the baton and one individual main that line is TLO (actual title Ogheneochuko Orugbo), a 25-year previous Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer.

One factor that strikes about TLO is his unmistaken identification and skill to do all issues all by himself as an artiste and a producer, writing his lyrics in his personal method and on his personal phrases. It’s additionally worthy to notice that TLO’s rhythmic skills is none that can not be in contrast with some other. “My songwriting, rhythm and having a very good ear for beats are the issues that stands me out from the remainder”, he says as we sit all the way down to have a brief chat over some cups and drinks inside his studio.

Having dropped a debut single ‘Heartbreaker’ in 2021, TLO spoke concerning the uniqueness of that file and says ‘being totally different’ from each different artist is the objective as he doesn’t need to see himself being boxed into the nook of 1 style. “I’m versatile and I don’t need folks to see me as a one-way artist. I might rap on a file now and also you’d neglect I’m even a singer. That’s how versatile I’m”, he says.

The burgeoning singer talks about his early days of rapping, taking influences from the likes of M.I Abaga and Lil Wayne earlier than switching to singing and he’s by no means regarded again since. Having grown up in a household of music lovers, TLO talked about how he was absolutely supported by his mother and father and siblings within the journey to stardom, “a uncommon factor for fogeys as of late”, he says.

“We nonetheless dey hustle o” had been the phrases when requested about how he promotes his music along side Slesh Music Worldwide, his affiliate file label. For TLO, pushing and selling his music has been one of many main challenges for him as an artist, one thing he’s regularly getting a grasp of.

When requested about what his dream collaboration can be in Nigeria, there was a protracted silence and a chuckle earlier than the title WIZKID popped up and in his phrases ‘Wizkid is the one I’d actually like to have on my file” whereas he additionally picks out Bryson Tiller as his dream worldwide collaborator.

A New single and presumably a debut physique of labor (An EP) will likely be dropping from the artist within the coming months and he’s actually pumped up for what’s to come back. “I actually can not wait to share all of the music I’ve been engaged on”, he says at the same time as he continues working within the studio.

As he steps out of the studio, TLO has one remaining factor to say to everybody within the trade “please, deal with rising artists with respect and assist them”, the singer as he reiterated the singles and initiatives dropping from him as not one thing anybody ought to me. “Stick with me, guys and thanks for the assist”, he says.

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