From making the ‘joo oh‘ slang common in the underground music circuit and amongst industry peers since 2008 before it was made a hit record by another colleague to employing premium production services from Nigeria’s finest producers from DJ Zeez to Samklef, SOLIFIK is not new at causing a blip on the radar..
Solifik scores as a trend setter. A music graduate, songwriter and multigenre recording artiste with a diverse base of inspiration. Solifik, born Adejare Jesus-Jnr Olajide in Osogbo, Osun State Nigeria, made his first dive into music in 1996 where he performed a tribute to late international rapper, Tupac in school at Obafemi Awolowo University. After he graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, The multi talented took the bull by the horn and professionally started music.
Solifik grew up listening to a varied genre of music from fuji, juju to hiphop which is evident in his sound. After graduating from school, he moved to Lagos to pursue a career in music. His first recording was titled ‘do ti do (the ABC of music)‘ produced by budding producer Nelly P, he followed with another acclaim record ‘Joo oh’. ‘Joo oh’ took him to critical acclaim among his peers, making ‘Joo oh’ a common slang amongst like peers. He shared stages with artistes from DJ Zeez, Lord of Ajasa, Dagrin, amongst others… ‘Joo oh’ compared the impossible – like it was heard on Jahbless’ version of the record.
Solifik was regarded as the ‘Joo oh’ master, a slang he picked up while he was in school at Obafemi Awolowo University and he was the first Lagos artiste to record a track with the ‘Joo oh’ theme – he could claim to have made the slang popular on the underground music scene in Lagos months before Jahbless made a hit single off it.
Solifik‘s Joo oh featured fuji artiste T Code and it was produced by DJ Zeez in December 2008. The same year, he did a remix of the hit song ‘alhaji’ and it was titled ‘Alhaja‘. Solifik – signed under Raindrop Entertainment has a new single titled ‘yes boss’ featuring Coded Tunes frontline rapper, Olamide. ‘Yes Boss‘ is Produced by Samklef. ‘Yes boss‘ is dance tempo track talking about a lady feeling his persona.
The passion and zeal Solifik puts into his music are reflected in his lyrics, as he churns out breath taking and exciting melodies and rhythms each time he holds the microphone.
Listen below to the joint as produced by Samklef, and let us have your feedback![audio:https://www.360nobs.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Solifik_Ft_Olamide_-_Yes_Boss_prod_by_samklef.mp3|titles=Solifik_Ft_Olamide_-_Yes_Boss_(prod_by_samklef)]