Renowned singer and songwriter Nizzy, hailing from Port Harcourt, Nigeria, has unveiled his latest Afrobeats single, “Oxygen.” Currently based in the UK, Nizzy’s musical journey traces back to his childhood in Nigeria, where he grew up in a family of six, surrounded by the influence of music and performance.
Nizzy’s musical odyssey began at the age of fourteen, marked by his early passion for singing and songwriting. He actively participated in talent shows in high school and the local community, laying the foundation for his future in the music industry. Upon moving to London to pursue higher education and a career in music, Nizzy released his debut single, “Expect,” featuring Kome and Pech. The track gained significant popularity, becoming a dancefloor favorite in clubs and receiving airplay on radio and TV stations.
Drawing inspiration from Afro-centric music, Nizzy’s style encompasses various genres such as Afro-Bashment, Afro-Reggae, Afro-House, as well as influences from R&B, Blues, Hip Hop, and Dancehall. Fela Kuti, the legendary “Father of Afrobeats,” stands as a profound influence on Nizzy’s musical journey, while artists like Asa and 2face further inspire his unique style.
With the release of “Oxygen,” Nizzy continues to showcase his versatility and deep-rooted connection to his Afrobeat roots. His admiration for Fela Kuti and his love for artists like Asa and 2face manifest in the distinctive sound and style of his music. Nizzy’s contribution to the Afrobeat genre reflects a fusion of diverse musical elements, setting him apart as a promising artist with a rich and dynamic approach.
As Nizzy forges ahead in his musical career, “Oxygen” serves as a testament to his commitment to delivering vibrant and authentic Afrobeats experiences to his growing audience.