Meet Uloko, a rising star in contemporary Afrobeat music
Uloko, a rising star in the world of contemporary Afrobeat music has made a dynamic entrance in the global music scene with his highly anticipated debut single “Nsogbu”. Poised to make a lasting impact, with the new release, Uloko’s music reflects the spirit of his generation, capturing the energy and excitement of young people who are proudly embracing their cultural heritage while pushing the boundaries of creativity and innovation.
His unique style blends traditional African rhythms with modern electronic beats, resulting in a fresh and innovative sound that captivates listeners from all walks of life.
As a newly signed act to Apex Village, Uloko has found a home within a collective that celebrates creativity, innovation and the rich heritage of African music. With their unwavering support, Uloko is set to make an indelible mark on the music industry, captivating audiences with his unique blend of tradition and contemporary flair.
Born Jacob Uloko Jnr, his infectious melodies, powerful lyrics, and charismatic stage presence stand him out.
The 19-year-old from Benue State, Nigeria, found his passion in the creative arts, often expressing himself through music, dance and comedy. Uloko’s unquestionable ability and multi-talents has put a spotlight on him in the music industry. Uloko draws inspiration from artistes like Wizkid, PsychoYP, Odeal and Burna Boy, creating a sound that straddles Afrobeats, Afro swing and Afro drill/Rap.
After releasing his first official single “Freaky” in September 2020 independently, which entered the Apple Music Charts in Nigeria and Uganda, he was discovered as an amazing performer and signed by the Nigerian record label, Apex Village, in 2023. He plans to release more singles followed by a body of work this year with hopes to inspire and speak to people through his music.