Multi-talented Singer, Songwriter and Instrumentalist Ugochukwu Oluwadamilare Nwakobia, born on the 27th of September, 1989 is a singer, songwriter, music producer, director and multi instrumentalist from Delta State, Nigeria.
The nal year accounting student of Lagos State University, fell in love with music at a young age, when he played the recorder in Primary 3. That was the point when he developed a strong desire to learn music and all its elements. The fth of 6 children, Ugo got into music professionally in 2007, and was sure it would become his career when he chose it over his school admission in 2008. Since then, he has successfully released two singles titled ‘Tonight’ and ‘Walakolombo’ which featured Chocolate City’s artist Ice Prince. This extremely talented artist’s vocals were featured on Vector’s hit track ‘Popular’, where he also played the guitar. He appeared in Vector’s Ndani TV session of the track, providing instrumental and vocal backup.
Ugo has come a long way in the music industry as he was once a back up vocalist and guitarist for Ego Ogbaro’s band as well as a one time director of music for M.I’s band. He has also directed and been a part of multiple church bands. With accomplished artists like 2Face Idibia, Lauryn Hill, John Legend, Victor Uwaifo, Quincy Jones, late music icons Fela Kuti and Bob Marley listed as his musical inuences, you can depict Ugo’s versatility as an artist. With music as his preferred source of expression, he has chosen Soul, R&B, Afro Beat, Alternative Rock and Reggae as his best expressed genres. He has found a way to merge all of these genres into one solid music personality. The multi instrumentalist, who plays the piano and guitar to name a few, describes his music as one for the body, heart and soul, which he thinks is a rare creation in this generation. He uses his music as a tool of social in-uence to bring change to dierent parts of the society. One of which, is his work with Esther Ijewere on War against Rape campaign to help create awareness against domestic violence. Ugo, a total musician with an energetic performance, is a brilliant songwriter and music director who is currently working on a collaboration with previous Project Fame winner Chidinma, as well as talented producer, singer and songwriter Cobhams Asuquo
Listen to his new single HERE