Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Olayiwola Olabanji Kokumo was born in early 80s in Lagos State but hails from Ogun State, Western region of Nigeria. He is better known as Koker. Olayiwola is a Nigerian afro-pop singer and songwriter. He currently has a record deal with Chocolate City. Sequel to his first degree, He obtained a master’s degree in creative arts from the University of Lagos.
He is the second child of his parents. The beginning of his journey to stardom began when he released the single “Do Something” in 2015. Influenced by the works of King Sunny Adé, Shina Peters and Ebenezer Obey, Koker’s sound is a fusion of Afrobeat, Jùjú and Afro-Pop. He was featured on Chocolate City’s 2015 compilation album, The Indestructible Choc Boi Nation.
In 2016, he signed an endorsement deal with Cloud 9, an online music streaming company based in Nigeria.