MAKA is decided on an innovative trail less travelled to achieving industry uniqueness through her music that makes a splicing statement by conniving with and splitting from trance to fusion, hiphop, RnB, metallic, rumba, highlife to traditional gangan sounds to create her signature Afrocentric soul art. She is set to take centre stage as an artiste driving her music on wheels of purpose while strutting heels of sound, lyrical and instrumental perfection, delivering her self-styled music like messages in envelopes sealed and opened as singles to reveal vapour that simmers off inspirational scents of love, culture, trends, God, history, lifestyle, corporate life, everything and all of everything.
Born Nwamaka Sam- Ejehu, MAKA is an eclectic singer and songwriter. With a singing career nursed from the age of three, she began as part of the children’s choir led by her mother at her church, where she rendered her first solo at age six before an entire congregation. This childlike love for singing blossomed into song writing at age 12 leading to the build-up of a professional music career influenced by maestros and song birds that includes Everly Brothers, Sade Adu, Lauryn Hill, Pharell, Robin Thicke and Asa to create the rippling, soul searching MAKA coined riveting-afro-soul genre.
A Lawyer by profession, MAKA funnily made a test leap into music-dom as an undergraduate of the University of Lagos, recording her first song ‘Angry’ for the DonJazzy Enigma Freestyle Competition. With the song gaining momentum to Top 50 best entries, MAKA has continued to pedal forward, throttling with the introduction of her first official single, ‘Coming Out’ followed by campus audience pleasers such as No Dull, Oya, Malera, and Loving You featuring RnB singer, Byno which won Beat FM’s FreshBeats’ competition for March 2012.
Her young career has seen her performing backup roles for notable artistes such as Jesse Jagz and Dipo, credited for her backup vocals for BlackMagic’s Confam and Shakara off his Vision 2.0 album and featuring as a new gal on the block on incandescent rapper, Naeto Cs forthcoming album and also featured on an extended play with Teck-Zilla titled ‘Truth’.
MAKA also wrote the theme song for Indigo, a new entry music series showing life on Ebony TV and also performed live at the Badagry Diaspora Festival sponsored by UNESCO and most recently a performance at Felabration that brought the audience up and dancing. Maka is an active performer at the periodic music show held by Freedom Hall and Don’t Drop The Mic
With the release of her new music video titled Mu Na Gi (you and I) MAKA is establishing herself as a huge force in the music industry.
Before the release of Mu Na Gi, Maka ventured into the music industry officially on 1/08/15 with her most loved single, Ife – an exquisite piece of Afro Disco Soul that makes the heart fly away but not without sparking off an aphrodisiac feeling that melts into a heart-warming dance in celebration of the ultimate sensitivity – LOVE.
Maka is managed by TroggeUrban Limited – a creative marketing company that takes talents and brands to market.
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