Adediran Adedolapo Abudulakeem, EddieKim aka Effizzitobad is a Nigerian Afro hip-hop artiste. EddieKim started his music career in 1http://www.360nobs.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=22953&action=edit&message=6998 whilst in secondary school, expressing his love for music by miming to lyrics of Mase, Diddy, Tupac, Jarule while performing to audience during such activities as inter-school sports events.
He first tested his music writing skills in rap art in 1999 with his first song “I Want That Girl” which he recorded in March of that same year as his first solo material; he later joined Wicked squad family; a rap group of similar orientation in the Okota, Isolo neighborhood of Lagos. After his secondary education he did a brief 3 year stint while studying sound engineering at Dbazz studios, Ejigbo, then went on to put these acquired skills to work at HIGH HEAVENS studio, Ikeja; where he met with Olu Maintain, who was
then recording his album, “Fantasy”. A healthy relationship friendship was formed based on mutual respect and admiration for each’s chosen genere of music and subsequently, Eddiekim joined up with Olu’s team.
Eddiekim was a major influence on Olu Maintain’s “Yahoozee” album, creating the hooks for the song “Yahoozee” and some other tracks within the album Eddeikim, during the early part of his career dabbled a bit into acting where he played a part in the LAIDE BAKARE production ‘IJOYA’ in 2007 alongside accomplished actors such as YOMI FASH-LANSO, LAIDE BAKARE and a host of other respected Nollywood talents.
The Street remix of JJC‘s “We Are Africans” (awoo) also featured Eddiekim with numerous Nigerian artistes. He also featured in the “Christmas Is Green” Ovation Carol theme song which also featured raving young Nigerian acts, as well as the tribute song “My Pain” to Nigerian Rap great – DaGrin. Known for his outstanding ability to write and arrange songs, Eddiekim’s songwriting prowess is one attribute he has decided to employ in bringing his talent to bear on the Nigerian music scene.
Eddiekim’s much anticipated debut album is due to be released by the mid 2011 and going by the Creative depth wealth of experience and sheer brilliance of this artiste, the sounds of Eddiekim will definitely be taking the listening audience to exciting new highs and definitely set new standards in the the music industry in Nigeria. Peep his single – Gbagaun featuring OJB Jezreel! Listen up and enjoy! Not a bad effort at all! iRecommend![audio:http://www.360nobs.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/EDDIEKIM-FT-OJB-GBAGAUN.mp3|titles=EDDIEKIM FT OJB GBAGAUN]