The Nigerian-born award winning artist “Akin” pushes the boundaries of music, mixing R&B, Hip Hop and Reggae with his African roots.
In 2013, he co-produced and released “Harmony”, a song well-received throughout the world. Along with his elder brother Rasak Busari, Akin is the co-owner of U & I Music. Akin is a one-of-a-kind musician whose diverse background has helped him perfect an original voice that parallels his unique sound.
Akin is the 2009 & 2010 “Toronto Exclusive Magazine Awards” winner for three of his songs and also the 2011 “African Entertainment Awards” winner. Singing about his everyday life, real life events, his childhood growing up in Nigeria, as well as his experiences in Canada, mix seamlessly to create a style that is distinct and yet familiar. The Toronto based artist says “I sing about real life issues that everyone can relate to – world issues, family issues, and so on”
The universal appeal of Akin is sure to make him a household name. The personal experiences of this up-and-coming artist not only set him apart from other musicians, but also offer a unique perspective on issues affecting everyone’s lives.
His debut album “True Stories” shows off the best tracks of urban music. Blending various influences into one, it defies stereotypes to offer critics and fans alike, a true original sound that will leave any listener wanting more.
Through his prolific talents, Akin shows he is a 21st century storyteller. The singles from his “True Stories” album are:
Source: U&I Music www.uandimusic.net
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