Mazi Floss sets to release his forthcoming EP ‘Phoenix’
Breaking into the Nigerian music industry like never before is ‘XOS Music’ act, Okorafor Nkemakolam, popularly known as Mazi Floss, an Afrobeat, Hip Hop and R&B songwriter, recording and performing artist mixed with an indigenous Nigerian masqurade high life (OGELE) music.
The talented act has exceptional writing skills and also a distinct vocal sound which he blends with his mother tongue.
His first debut release left a lasting impression on his fans across Dublin, Ireland and beyond during his early days when he started with a group of friends that formed an Afropop band called MILLAZ (Millionaire boys). They released songs like ‘She’s a Hustler’, ‘Suga Mummy’, ‘Like a Millionaire’,all making some good streaming numbers on digital platforms, clubs and gained some radio spins and also headlined big concerts in Ireland.
Mazi Floss later went solo in his bid to expand his reach to his audiences in Nigeria and diaspora. His uniqueness in sounds and strong ability in the Hip Hop, Reggae and R&B genres is nothing short of phenomenal. He has recorded unlimited hits songs like Point & Kill, Omalicha, Pino Pino, Last Name, Sweet Girl, and Marsh Up. It doesn’t stop there he has also worked with some notable names in the Nigerian music industry like 2face, Flavour, Phyno, Sound Sultan, Timaya, Patoranking, Ikechukwu, Vector, SDC and Sauce Kid aka Sinzu, among others.
Speaking about his plans for the rest of the year, the artist revealed that he just dropped a new single off his forthcoming EP titled ‘Lifestyle’ which is getting good radio airplays and massive numbers of new listeners at the moment.
“The EP ‘Phoenix’ drops sometime in November, Phoenix represents the unique bird that died and resurrected from its “ashes” which also represents the obstacles and challenges I’ve been through and still rising above it.”
He said, “the music journey has been amazing and very challenging also, so many sleepless nights to put in more work for the craft and I have also been inspired by my environment, things I have experienced or been through in life and and the music itself.
“It’s a passion for me and I give all the glory back to God for giving me strength I needed for the consistency and also my real fans for the support and the positive energy to keep going.”