Olayiwola Olabanji Kokumo, better known by his stage name (KOKER), is a Nigerian Afro pop singer and composer who was born in Lagos.
He received his primary and secondary education in Lagos, and he went on to the University of Lagos, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in creative arts.
He began his musical career at a young age, and his music developed further at university.
He had a number of notable initiatives in the Unilag music scene, including composing and performing the official Unilag theme song at 50 carnivals in 2012. In the same year, he composed four songs for the Eko sports festival at Tafawa Selewa plaza Lagos island.
When Koker recorded the hook for his feature on Pryse’s hit single Eleto in 2013, a member of the Chocolate City team became acquainted with his material and became a fan of his music, which led to the termination of his record deal with Chocolate City in 2015.
“Do Something,” his first big record as a member of the Chocolate City, gained a lot of attention.
Koker is well recognized for his use of his native dialect “yoruba” in his songs; he once stated that his music was strongly influenced by artists such as King Sunny Ade, Shina Peters, and Ebenezer Obey. Koker’s sound is a blend of Afro beat, Juju, and Afro Pop. Check out Koker’s Songs, Videos and Albums below!