XTsamurai traces his foray into music to a musical family. Growing up with a single Mum and a Multi-instrumentalist father. He gained significant musical awareness as a child after an initial training in classical piano music, he started experimenting with a range of musical styles.
Finding a growing love for guitar-based music, he was drawn towards blues and rock music which he has successfully fused with his own unique style.
His rock influences have been Third Day, Linkin Park, P.O.D, Stain’d and System of a Down. On the other hand, rap has also found its place in his music and he cites Eminem, Bone thugs ‘n’ Harmony and D.A. Truth
as part of his rap influences.The multi-instrumentalist, song writer and distinctive producer, he has performed at several venues within the UK and Nigeria including Sussex University(UK), the Brighton Dome(UK), the
National Stadium(Nigeria), New Africa Shrine: Felabration 2011, Rock Night at Bogobiri, and
has worked with several musicians behind the scenes.