Maleek Berry’s prominence transition has risen to an undeniable level from a producer to a full-on artist.
Maleek Berry’s transition from a producer to an artist is an untouchable, British-born Nigerian singer-songwriter and producer, internationally known for his original African inspired melodies and production which embodies both the foreign audience and local audience.
A typical born in the heart of South London, the real name Maleek Shoyebi grew up listening and inspired by some of the biggest names in R&B, tailored by the kind of sound he produces and his melodies.
Defining his smoothest transition, Maleek Berry is a product of the process, after building a solid production catalogue and name for himself in the industry.
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The last quarter of 2015 was another big one for Maleek Berry as he went on to executive produced Nigerian star Wande Coal’s highly anticipated sophomore album Wanted, which earned him respect in the music industry across the Africa continent.
However, not only did he produce nine songs on the album but also managed to nab a feature on track 11 Weekend, which became a favourite with the ladies.
In 2016, he released an extended play body of work titled ‘the last days of summer, clearly introducing himself as a performing artist, 6 tracks, and with a clear musical direction from a formidable craftsman, you get the feeling that Last Daze of Summer is focused and tightly controlled from conception to execution.
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The EP puts together a couple of impressive singles including ‘Kontrol and ‘Eko Maima’.
Kontrol was up there as one of the Nigerian biggest summer songs, amassing over 100 (one hundred) million views on youtube.