Emerging late last year Nigerian born artist, Obongjayar, combines an eclectic array of musical influences, from soulful spoken word to hip hop, in his most recent EP, providing a refreshing and transcendent musical perspective.
Obongjayar’s new emotive EP, Home, acts an introduction to the artist and person. Now aged 24 and based in South West London, he reflects on a journey of self-discovery of which is expressed with undoubted passion. Although he delivers a definitive sound his work has been likened to artists such as Kojey Radical and Willis Earl Beal, providing a discordant yet simultaneously harmonious, cohesive and melodic narrative.
His debut single, ‘Creeping,’ exhibits a visually exciting and atmospheric collaboration with filmmaker, Frank Lebon. Pushing artistic boundaries and with news of a new EP, Obongjayar is indeed an artist to follow this year.
Listen to and watch the EP below, or visit his website for more.
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