The Nigerian born star who is based in the United Kingdom, Born in September 1991 is yet once again, Adding his superlative voice to the afrobeat frenzy currently rocking the Universe – The “supersonic” BB-Harris has proved his mettle as a listener’s delight and fan favourite by elevating the afrobeat genre with his distinctive afro -fusion style and his evocative lyrical prowess.
Having been in the catholic choir as early as 8yrs, listening to classics from Iconic singers like Luther vandross, handels, Micheal Jackson, Fela Anikulapokuti, Oliver de coque, Osadebe, Whitney houston, Dolly parton, Tuface Idibia, Bob Marley and a host of others from his father’s vinyl player- little wonder hisfusion of afro- highlife, Rhythm n’ blues and Country music reflects heavy music influences from his formative years.
Coming through with a sound which is described as a thorough and artistic blend of the western music that held sway in Africa in the early 80’s and the resurgent afrobeat sound, BB-harris who holds a first degree/ Msc in Law had long chosen music as his first love and he is musically gifted in all respect.
From recording in studios in Owerri (south eastern Nigeria) to making music in London – BB-Harris has always deployed his music to teach preach tolerance, patience, love and diligence as a social activist, mental health crusader and philanthropist. Undoubtedly, BB-Harris was born for the spotlight as he lyrically vacillates between his native igbo language, Nigerian“Pidgin” lingua and English Language with a sonorous voice that reminds his listeners of something never heard of in his masterful records.
Often referred to as a “complete” artiste, his music paints a picture of a near perfect world with easy going people and his soon to be released single titled ” JEJE” ( loosely translated to mean Easy) is a clear testament to the fact that his career is shaping up to nothing short of phenomenal. His Brilliant penmanship, uniquedelivery and afro – blend distinguishes him and sets him apart not just as a fast rising singer and songwriter but an impresario taking the music world by storm. Also a guitarist, BB-Harris has transcended genre boundaries to create a signature sound that resonates with music listeners and industry tastemakers therefore cementing the place of his music as a “Universal Language” and intercontinental brand.
There is no doubt that his style of music created with a feel good vibe, voiced with charisma/ confidence, blended with compelling production and aimed at good natured entertainment will assuage the thirst for sensational music. JEJE which is set to drop on the 25thday of July is one of many musical experiences curated by BB-Harris and with his eclectic composition and clever performance on each record – fans can only enjoy the cadences, savour the moments and ask for more! For another Music Legend has joined emerge