Talk of a juju musician who is currently making waves by giving exceptional account of himself and Michael Oluseyi Omisakin and his Juju Macossa Band readily comed to mind.
The talented musician who was born on May 8, 1998 is the first child of his family and hails from Ile Ife, in Ife East Local Government Area of Osun state and is set to dominate the juju music. Young, energetic and creative, Omoshakin weaves juju contemporary juju rhythm around popular gospel lyrics to keep his fans and listeners on the dance floor.
Watching him in December during one of the numerous end of the year parties he featured in was an experience not to be forgetten in a hurry. He dazzled and mesmerised all and sundry at the party – this making more fans.
On how he started his musical career, Omoshakin, who bagged an OND in Mechanical Engineering from Yaba College of Technology, Lagos said, “For me music is a passion that has come to stay, I remember with nostalgia while in secondary school, I used to entertain my classmates by singing different songs at break time, some of my classmates will invite me to entertain them and I don’t hesitate to entertain them by singing gospel lyrics, I was at home with gospel songs because my father is a clergyman and owns a church, I actually started my career as a chorister with the Celestial Church of Christ, National Headquarters Makoko Lagos, I played drum set there for three years before I started singing”
On what motivated him into singing juju music, he stated that he has always appreciated the culture and traditions of his country, Nigeria.
“I’ve always wanted to be recognized for doing something that showed our culture and traditions, so that motivated me to sing Juju music”
The upcoming juju musician told Newdawnng that his role models are King Sunny Ade(KSA), Abel Dosunmu (Mega99) and Ademola Famose.
Omoshakin’s brand of music is a fusion of juju, fuji, gospel and macossa. It’s melodious and most lovers of juju music are down with it
He is currently working on his first album,which will hit the airwaves and shelves before the end of the third quater.