Idris Odu popularly known as Emazi is a multi-talented Nigerian American Afro-Pop act based in Dallas Texas, USA. He was raised in the commercial city of Lagos before relocating to the US in 2002 with his family. He attended College at University of North Texas with a Major in Business. His late father Buhari Odu was noted as a prominent figure in Lagos who ran for political office in the early 90’s. Inspired by his mother, he decided early on that his pursuit in life would be music and started his music professionally in 2011 and has since exploded onto the scene in the summer of 2013 with hit songs like: “Sankololo” and “No Delay” to his credit and has since been relevant in the Dallas entertainment scene.
Emazi is currently signed on to LME Records and also affiliated with LMEG. He is one of the top new Afro-Pop Artists that will shake the music industry in 2014. Emazi hopes to become involved in the business side of music in the future.
His Record label (Live Money Entertainment) recently released the official video of his mind-blowing single titled “No Delay” which is currently running on all major music channels in Nigeria after signing partnership deal with Zaime Media Entertainment for publishing and distribution in West Africa.
Emazi has so far performed series of events within the shores of Houston, Dallas, Atlanta, New York and graced the same stage with some major Nigeria act such as Timaya , KayCee , Davido and more. He was also made official performing artiste at the official premiere of a World Class Movie in Houston titled (African Time) alongside his talented label mate Kola-bo who he featured on “No Delay”.
LME Record and Zaime Media Entertainment are currently working on ‘Back Home’ tour for Emazi alongside his label mate Kola-bo which will take place in about 25 states in Nigeria and also neighboring West African countries including Ghana, Togo , Benin. Emazi is the next rated act Nigeria music industry should watch out for as more songs and videos will be released in 2014, says Zaime Media Entertainment boss Ajayi Steven popularly known in the entertainment industry as Teeboi.
LME GANG and Emazi are currently back in the studio working on other world-class songs with some popular Nigerian artistes to be unveiled soon.