By Ayo Onikoyi
Growing up in a modest family at the Mile 2 area of Lagos State, where he had to hawk goods for his mother in order to make ends meet, it is obvious life was not a roller-coaster ride for him. Rather than join bad gangs, Dapo Aiyegbusi channeled his energy into meaningful things that inspired him to focus on improving his music talent.
Years after honing his musical skills at Amuwo Odofin Baptist Church, the Iye Ekiti-born singer has been able to establish himself musically in England where he performrd alongside the likes of Nelly, Akon, to mention but a few.
In a few months’ time, Dayo will be releasing his over 5-track debut album including Gbe e Lole, You Carry, African Woman, Lonely, among others. He worked with top foreign music producers like Oge-Beat and Big Marcus. The yet to be titled album is expected to have collaborations with top music acts.
The afro-pop singer said he’s happy his dream of becoming a great musician is gradually coming to reality and that he is sure his up-coming album will not only announce him but will greatly impact Nigeria’s music industry in a positive way. Meanwhile, some of his tracks like ‘You Carry and Gbe e lole, presently on air, are winning admiration of music lovers.