Born Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade better known by his stage name Mr Eazi, has been nominated for the 2017 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards.
This will be the Ghanaian based Nigerian afrobeats singer and writer first nomination, in the Best International Act: Africa category.
The ‘Skin Tight’ singer will be competing with AKA (South Africa), Babes Wodumo (South Africa), Davido (Nigeria), Nasty C (South Africa), Stonebwoy (Ghana), Tekno (Nigeria) and Wizkid (Nigeria) for the award this year, which had been slated for Sunday, June 25, 2017.
He is the pioneer of Banku Music, a fusion sound he describes as the mixture of “Ghanaian bounces, Ghanaian highlife, Nigerian chord progressions, and Nigerian patterns.
Best International Act: Africa
AKA (South Africa)
BABES WODUMO (South Africa)
NASTY C (South Africa)
MR EAZI (Nigeria)