He’s worked with Craig David, collaborated with Nate James and penned hits with 2face Idibia. Now gifted music man, Mo Eazy is bringing the goods back home!
The Prolific UK-based Nigerian rapper is set to return to Nigeria after over a decade away from home and his main aim for coming back, he says, is to make a solid impact in the burgeoning music industry.
Mo’ Eazy isn’t your run-of-the-mill Nigerian rapper based in the United Kingdom. Through his talent and hardwork, Mo’ Eazy is now one of the most recognizable rappers in the whole of the UK, with an impressive catalogue to back up the accolades he regularly receives.
The rapper featured on British soul singer Nate James’ single Universal which received a lot of airplay and charted highly in the UK and Japan; he’s also worked with one of the Biggest British Singers, Craig David’ on “All The Way Remix” , which received major airplay in the UK. Mo’ Eazy has also performed at the popular St. Tropez night-club Papagayo, as part of a rap group known as Renegadez.
His work is not restricted to just foreign acts. He has also worked with some of the biggest names the Nigerian music industry has got to offer including superstars, 2face Idibia and Darey.
In 2010, he co-produced and co-wrote the Golden Jubilee song by 2Face Idibia to mark Nigeria’s 50th independence. Mo’ Eazy also featured on remix tracks for 2face (Chemical reaction) and worked on the smash hit single from Darey Art Alade (The way you are).
For his Africa project, his first single Red Carpet was a big hit in the UK, peaking at number one on BEN TV’s Top-Ten Music charts. His next single Make Your Move was released in mid 2011 and is now receiving massive play on all radio stations in Nigeria as the video charted on Soundcity and NIgezie.
In the UK, Mo’Eazy also did the soundtrack to the indie movie by Godson Media Find Her Keep Her, in which he also acted.
“You need to work hard to get what you want, and your hard work pays off after time; just be patient” says Mo’ Eazy who announced to his teeming fans “I’m back. Back home to where I belong. Back here to stay”. All that hardwork is finally paying off, judging by his recent award nominations and wins. He won the Best UK Nigerian artiste award at the Nigeria Arise 2010 Awards, and at the Black Entertainment, Fashion, Film, Television, Arts Award (BEFFTA) 2010, he won the Best UK Male Act category, he recently won the Nigerian Promoters Association 2011 for Best International Music Act.
Other awards he has been nominated for include; Nigerian Entertainment Award (NEA) 2011 for Best International Music Act, Nigerian Music Video Award (NMVA) 2011 for Most Popular Nigerian Music Video In Europe and Nigerian U.K Based Achievers Award (NUBAA) 2011 for Male Act 2011.
Mo Eazy, whose real name is Moses Agboola was born in the Northern city of Kano, and spent most of his childhood and adult life in South London, UK.
He developed his love for music at a young age when his parents would play the latest records from great musicians such as Ebenezer Obey, Fela Kuti, Bob Marley and Michael Jackson. He was initially known as Young Mo within rap circles but because of his laid-back delivery he changed his moniker to Mo’ Eazy.