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Early Music Life Mike Okri (Mike Okri Biography)
Mike Okri is a well-known Nigerian artist who has received international fame. When this versatile, no-fuss-no-fad crooner made his chart-topping debut with “CONCERT FEVER,” it was a huge phenomenon that brought spice and change to the Nigerian music industry.
This Nigerian singer, songwriter, producer, novelist, and humanitarian was the first to be signed to CBS Records (now Sony Music). In the early 1990s, Sony Music issued his second award-winning album “RHUMBA DANCE” in conjunction with Benson & Hedges Music (now defunct). Two years later, with his third mind-blowing album, “CRACKS,” this velvet voice crooner cemented his place as one of Africa’s brightest stars.
He has won awards in various categories and at various periods in both the Nigerian Music Awards (NMA) and the Fame Music Awards (FMA), as well as the Pan-African Music Awards in Ghana.
Mike Okri is currently residing in California, the United States of America, and is preparing to embark on a new chapter in his musical career. Despite having recorded a self-titled album called “RHYTHMYSTICALS” with Global Village Records, a Los Angeles-based independent record label, he is currently working on his next gospel album.