The Man behind major productions from Vector and other known artistes, is here to show us that besides production, he can also sing. He finally drops Follow (anywhere u dey) featuring General Pype and Harrysong.
Between 2009 and 2011 he’s earned production credits from lacing cuts on Omotola’s entire sophomore album, most of Harrisong’s Testify album, Ade Bantu’s No Man Stands Alone, Darey’s Rhythm and Beat albums. Also produced singles released by Orezi(I no fit lie, High BP) , Kcee of Kcee Presh(Now I know, Carnival), Seyi Shay(Loving your way), Vector(We’re Made o), Darey’s Sisi eko remix featuring Flavour. He did the Nigerian Music Video Award (NMVA) 2010 &2011 theme song, and also has catered to soon to be released projects by General PYPE, WAJE, iLLBLiss, Zaina, Darey, Yeka Onka(Nigerian idols winner), veteran musician Daniel Wilson and lots more under the wraps.
Ayodele Joseph Basil as he was named by his parents was born on may 16 in the early 80’s in Kano State of Nigeria. His mother and father are originally from Edo and Delta states respectively.
Del’B is of a strong musical pedigree, as his parents, grand-parents, and great grand-parents were all musicians of some sort.
His father was the guitarist and music director of a local church choir, which he and his siblings were a part of. And at a tender age of 11, Del-B was already the playing the Bass Guitar. He soon grew to master the piano and the acoustic guitar. And as if following in his father’s footstep, he effortlessly became choir director in his secondary school and the church back in Kano.
Back Home, Del’B took part in various recordings and became very interested in music production and audio engineering. And in 1998, he pursued his artistic love to Lagos, where he played in different bands and continued as choir director in the Lagos branch of his church.
By 2002, Del’B already had a handful of recordings credited to his name as the Producer. He went on to hone his skill in audio engineering at MidiCorp Studios, then proceeded to Playground Entertainment to work with ace Producer, Singer, Songwriter, Paul Play Dairo as sound engineer.
He has since worked with some of Nigeria’s finest artistes, both on stage and in the studio. Names as 2face, Sunny Neji, D’Banj, Fresh (formally Dr Fresh), Kenny St Brown, Felix Duke, Kween are just few of them. And also, he’s worked with corporate agencies on jingles and various musical projects.
His fingerprints in the music scene can be traced onto blown works as D’Banj’s “Why Me”, Mo Hits All stars album “C V”, Kween’s “Jebele”, Paul Play’s Hitsville album and a handful of others.
In 2010 he went into a creative partnership with Ultraviolet Media, to better manage business, in order to move his career to the next level while he doeAlthough a remarkable music producer, Del’B is also a talented vocalist and would give any musician a run. He’s drawn inspiration from idols as Quincy Jones, Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, Teddy Reilly, R. Kelly, Ryan Leslie and many others. His artistic influence come from various musical genres ranging from Jazz to Rock, Hip-Hop/R&B, Pop, to Highlife, Calypso, Fuji, Juju and more and all of that plus his experience has made him nothing short of a seasoned to the core music maker.
This is definitely a Good track to Bump to, Listen Up and Enjoy !
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