Born in Nigeria and raised in North London, Komo is a multi-talented music artist. Komo began his musical career at the tender age eight. His talent began to develop in his local church. Whilst performing in the church choir, Komo advanced to writing original material, singing soprano and tenor, playing the drums, djembe and the conga. The inception of his career began with appearances on MTV & BBC as a television personality. Starring in documentaries based on his daily events, views on life and musical journey.
After receiving raving reviews from his last single ‘African Woman’ produced by Captain Music, Komo is back with a new song titled ‘Call My Name’ produced by Ayo Beatz for his supporters and fans. After his professional music career kicked off in the UK in 2013, Komo was inspired to go back to basics by travelling back home to reconnect with his native roots and inspire his unique sound. He commenced an extensive tour of Nigeria which consisted of live performances, popular TV, radio interviews and club tours.
Being a strong vocalist and fantastic instrumentalist has enabled him to produce unique sounds across various genres; finding inspiration from legendary musicians such as King Sunny Adé, Lágbájá and Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Citing personal inspiration from popular acts like Asa, Akon, Flo Rider, Sway Dasafo and D'Banj, giving credence to their versatile styles of music. Being able to rap, sing, produce and play percussion instrument simultaneously, Komo continues to gain momentum and recognition for his artistry, showing his strength lies within his ability to diversify within the entertainment industry.
Often referred as the African Flo Rider, Komo’s hard work has been recognized by the entertainment industry; earning him his BEFFTA AWARDS nomination for the Best Afrobeat UK Act 2013 category. He is known for his consistent high energy and winning performances, which have been displayed at top venues such as the popular peninsula O2, Hackney Empire, festivals and gigs around the UK. Komo has grown in popularity within the UK becoming a regular guest on the airwaves and extraterrestrial TV channels.
Since the beginning of 2014, Komo has opened the stage for top African acts such as Olamide & Ice Prince to mention a few. Currently collaborating with other well-known artists and working on exciting future projects.
He has been appointed as an Ambassador for Yoruba Arts Trust; which organises the Yoruba Arts Festival in London featuring him as a headlining act for two consecutive years. His peers describe him as a fun, loving, positive influence, full of energy, motivated, dedicated and hard working. With a good track record of success, Komo remains humble, grounded and strong in his faith. Look out for KOMO.