How well do you know Chocolate City artiste, Koker?
Koker is one of the sensational artistes signed up with Chocolate City Record Label. Koker shares is experience in the music industry with NAIJ.
Born Olayiwola Kokumo, Koker is from Ogun state. This talented artiste is a graduate of Creativer Arts from the University of Lagos.
When Koker was told to asked about his style of music, he had this to say;
I call it the new school afro juju. I call it the new school afro sound. Basically, I try to infuse diversity in my music. Based on the release of my single Do Something some people have started seeing the afro juju side of me. There is also the pop side of me, the afro pop side of things. There are many sides to Koker. So I basically stand for versatility and I believe in selling my culture with my song. I grew up listening to this kind of sound in my environment. Like they say, you are a product of your environment so it’s been a part of me. Back then, my dad would play songs from Ebenezer Obey and other Nigerian juju artistes. And then again, as a child, I had uncles doing music. My late uncle was into music. It started as a hobby for me and as I grew up it became a part of me.
Koker, who grew up in Gowon Estate Lagos, claimed the back in secondary school he was known for his singing and dancing skills.
I was that boy that loved entertainment, anything music. I used to be a dancer too. Anything entertainment I’m always interested. Back then in secondary school, when it came to entertainment, they will be like: “Go and call Ola. He is the one.
About his career in Chocolate City, he said he got to know about thr record label after he recorded a song with Pryse. He applauded other artiste signed other the record label and thanked them for the cooperation, encouragement and support.