By Samuel Onyekwere
Bandaki Obafemi aka Yung blud is the new act to look out for in the
Afro pop genre. For lovers of Afro-beat and hip-hop, Yung blud brings
a new perspective to this genre of music with his passion and zeal.
With the emergence of various contemporary genre in the new generation
of music, Nigerian artistes now create fusion of sounds that generate
pleasing reactions to the listener. Genres like Afro beat and hip hop
are now being created with electro sounds, and these sounds are known
to be having a great influence on music from other parts of world.
Yung Blud stepped into the music scene with a blend of rich sound in
the pop culture; his style of music comes with a wave of electro urban
sound filled with a slow rhythmic tempo. His single ‘Wonleto’ which
was released as part of an EP album has hit radio airplays around the
He teamed up with the Musican Taliban ‘Oritsefemi’ for a remix, with a
video released in April, 2018. He also featured Humble Smith in
another smatch hit single titled ‘Oluwachineke’, with video slated to
be released in few weeks. Keen on developing his artistic abilities in
the music industry, Yung Blud has performed in various gigs and
concerts in and around Nigeria.
Yung Blud has a diploma certificate in business administration from
kogi state Polytechnic, and later bagged a bachelor’s degree in
Business Management from University of Jos. He grew up in Kogi State,
and have been exposed to music from a young age, but plunged into
music professionally in 2015..He is currently signed to ChrisMoney