Talent is one thing, professionalism is another, it’s the worst kept secret that Nigeria is blessed with talents, but how many of these lots imbibe professionalism? Nigerian acts have legalized scandals and made the big stage hard to want, but in the midst of these imbroglio, we have Timi Dakolo, Tosin Elemide (Asa) and a spotless few, that’s not where it stops, allow me introduce to you a combination of genuine talent, intelligent delivery, unique style and cultured originality… Abdulrasheed Osanyinpeju.
Rasheed, as he’s fondly called broke into the scene a couple of years ago under Canbit music, with a blend of suave soul and sensational rhythmic blues, “Undoubtable” recorded thousands of downloads and still counting, his rare ingenuity has earned him plaudits among the elites and music industry stake holders. The Ogun State born lyrical genius has evolved with time, in line with global trends and musical best practices, with a good head on his shoulders, his place in the musical hall of fame is assured.
Rasheed, a Masscom undergraduate at the National Open University is set to release another video to mark his birthday, the visual intellectual property is titled GLOW, a fusion of creativity, vogue and originality. A massive upgrade on the previous efforts, this production stands to launch Rasheed into the deep and establish him as a force in the music industry.
Subsequently, like the thunder that trails the blistering lightening, SHOW ME, another track of unique quality is set to follow in about a month from the release of the video, the big stage awaits this gifted lad, his voice will be heard and the streets will applaud, wherever you are, get ready to welcome to your ears the blessed songs of a wonder boy, he is the next big thing.