Who is Akib?
Akib whose real names are Teslim Omotunde Is a Nigerian born Artist/Record Producer/Songwriter whose genre of music is a fusion of Afrobeat and Pop spiced up with some Hip-hop, Fuji and EDM elements. His musical traits can’t go unnoticed with his powerful vocals and his melodious ad libitum framed around the choir-feel backup vocals.
He took a decidedly different direction choosing to lean into a wider array of genres to capture the heart of his listeners. Akib in His own words describe His sound as a plater if music was to be a meal. Where you can always find different bits, chunks, and varieties.
Akib believe there’s no limit to greatness which birthed the alias “Akib is a god” Meaning we humans have a part of GOD ALMIGHTY in us and with that, we can achieve anything.
Born in Ilorin, Kwara state. Akib ended up in Lagos after the tragic demise of his dad who has been the inspiration to His music. Akib was His Dad’s first name. He started up with the stage name Yung Akib (Jnr Akib) before rebranding to Akib.
Though his father never did music but, He was a big fan of music in the 80s and 90s which influenced the local vibes in Akib’s music. Breed in Mushin and raised in Surulere, Lagos Akib sure has a lot of stories to tell with his music.