Born Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade to a pilot father and banker mother, earliest memories include morning sessions where his father would cook breakfast for him and his three siblings.
Eventually releasing his prophetic About to Blow mixtape in 2013 which contained songs like “Pipi Dance” and “Bankulize”.
Life Is Eazi, Vol. 1 his current effort, is an homage to Nigeria and Ghana, the two countries which have influenced his sound Take “Leg Over” for beginners. It’s a cautious attack on the senses, easing one in with its clever employ of guitar riffs reminiscent of Mobutu-era groove champions Franko and his TP OK Jazz collective.
“Leg Over” follows on from dancefloor-tailored scorcher “Dance for Me” These two, along with the Efya-featuring “Skin tight” and a few more, have found audiences from Lagos to Accra to London. Mr Eazi aims to penetrate globally, in renegade-like, rugged roadman fashion.
Besides tours, plans are underway for a remix project, Mr Eazi’s intent on increasing his offline footprint. “I want to try and get people onto the sound before [taking] them to the next level,” he concludes.