Leriq Biography | Nigerian Producer

Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub

Leriq Real/full name is Eric Isaac Utere, He is a Nigerian record producer and songwriter. He is signed to Aristokrat Records and Sony Music Entertainment. Leriq achieved recognition for his work on Burna Boy’s 2012 single Like To Party, and went on to produce the singer’s debut album L.I.F.E – Leaving an Impact for Eternity (2013).

A wind of change has blown through the Nigerian music industry,
taking everyone by storm with a new wave of sound. Arguably, the most
popular song of 2012 was Burna boy’s “Like To Party”, but the question
that still remains on the minds of fans and industry aficionados alike:
who is the producer behind Burna Boy’s Like to party single and all his
other official hit singles?.

Eric Isaac Utere popularly known as LeriQ
is a gifted 26 year old producer and sound engineer, He is the first
born of a family of six boys, born in Rivers State but hails from Akwa
Ibom State.  LeriQ Started producing at the age of 13.
 The love of art and the undoubted creativity in his home also brought
about his love for musical sounds. His Dad, a renowned stage designer
and artist, his brothers, one a video director another a singer/dancer.
Leriq on the other hand channeled all his energy into making music.

LeriQ
is currently Signed to the Aristokrat Records and has produced all the
works released by the Label. This rare sound is bound to blow the minds
of music lovers.
SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT AFRICA is proud to announce they have signed an exclusive deal with Aristokrat Records to release LeriQ’s debut album THE LOST SOUNDS!

 Leriq produced the whole
songs in Burna Boy’s L.I.F.E Album. Since then he has carved a niche for
himself and his recent foray into music as a recording artist has been a
successful one as his collaboration with Wizkid on his first single was
a massive hit which earned him a category in 2015 Headies Awards.
Producer/Artist. Leriq’s Album “The Lost Sound” featuring the Like
of Illbliss, Chidinma, Burna Boy, 2Face Idibia, Wande Coal is one of the
best sounds released in recent times.

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LeriQ’s first three singles “Comment Tu T’appelle” featuring Burna Boy, Dammy Krane, Ozone & Mojeed, “Turn Up” featuring Burna Boy & Phyno and his current hit single “Say You Love Me” featuring Wizkid are a sign of what to expect from The Lost Sounds album dropping this August!
The
album features heavy weight African artists such as 2face Idibia,
Wizkid, Cassper Nyovest, Naeto C, Nneka, Wande Coal, Burna Boy, Phyno,
Pucado but to name a few.

Birth Name: Eric Isaac Utere
Born: February 23
Genre: Afrobeats/Afropop