Artist Profile: Overami
Genre: Afrobeat and Afrobini
Overami, an enigmatic Nigerian afrobeat artist, navigates the sonic realm with a unique blend of afrobeat and afrobini sounds to deliver both dance and ambient textures of the music.
With his commitment to pushing musical boundaries, Overami creates an immersive experience transcending conventional genres.
Born and raised in Ireland, in a city pulsating with creativity, Overami did not neglect his cultural values as he continued to write songs with a touch of both the Benin dialect and culture.
Overami discovered his passion for music at an early age. He was influenced by a diverse range of genres, from classical Afrobeat, R&B and a special kind of musical sound from the great Benin kingdom where Overami’s parents are originally from.
Overami’s music defies easy categorization, weaving together intricate soundscapes that traverse the realms of afrobeat to other musical genres. The artist’s compositions often feature meticulously crafted layers of synths, ethereal melodies, and unconventional rhythms, creating an otherworldly atmosphere that captivates listeners.
Overami’s live performances are immersive experiences that blur the lines between music and visual art. The artist employs cutting-edge technology to create a multisensory journey, where sound and visuals merge into a harmonious whole. Each performance is a unique opportunity for audiences to step into Overami’s world and witness the music come to life.
Influence and Inspirations:
Overami draws inspiration from a diverse range of sources, including legendary afrobeat artists, his environment and the Edo culture which he used to coin out his unique style of music the Afrobini genre, This amalgamation of influences contributes to Overami’s ability to craft music that is both intellectually stimulating and emotionally resonant.
As Overam continues to push the boundaries of Afrobeat/afrobini musical genre, there’s a sense of anticipation for what the future holds. Collaborations with visual artists, immersive installations, and further exploration of novel soundscapes are all on the horizon, promising an exciting journey for both Overami and the audience.
In a musical landscape that craves innovation, Overami stands as a testament to the boundless possibilities within the Afrobeat genre. With an unwavering commitment to sonic exploration, Overami invites listeners to join in a transformative experience as he is set to release his latest single titled OWA MA