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Biography Of Cobhams Asuquo, Career Of A Special Music Producer

Biography Of Cobhams Asuquo

 

Biography Of Cobhams Asuquo: He is a Nigerian musician, producer, and composer who is best known for his work on the hit song “Woman.” Vintage Gray Media is owned and operated by him as the founder and CEO. He used to work as a songwriter for Sony/ATV UK.

Background Information about Cobhams Asuquo

Biography Of Cobhams Asuquo: On the 6th of January in the year 1981, He was born. He began his academic study as a lawyer before deciding to pursue a career in music, which has been a lifelong love of his.

Asuquo and Ojuolape Veronica Olukanni were married on the 2nd of December, 2010, and the pair has been blessed with the birth of two children.

Cobhams Asuquo’s Professional Life

Biography Of Cobhams Asuquo: He has always had a strong musical presence. Cobhams used to whistle along to blues records when he was a kid. In addition, the sound of a piano and the radio used to make him smile.

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Cobhams calls his sound as “honest” because he enjoys creating music that is free of any restrictions or restrictions. He creates music in a variety of genres, including reggae, rock, hip hop, jazz, and country, and he makes it a point to include a message in each of his songs.

In 2005, Sony ATV London signed Cobhams as a songwriter to a publishing deal. He also worked as the Head of Audio Productions for a local record label, Questionmark Entertainment, before establishing his own recording business in 2006.

For a while, Cobhams Asuquo served as the CEO/Head of Productions for the Cobhams Asuquo Music Productions organization (CAMP). Having founded the firm in 2008, Cobhams has helped to launch the careers of musicians such as Bez Idakula, Stan Iyke, and even his own name.

Vintage Gray Media, an all-around entertainment firm founded by Cobhams Asuquo in 2016, is a new venture. The company’s primary emphasis is on discovering, nurturing, and bringing to light exceptional individuals. In addition, they provide many types of audio material for companies and the media industry.

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Vintage Gray presently produces a digital radio program called The Cobhams Top 12, which airs on the Cobhams network. The Cobhams Top 12 is a music countdown program that promotes the greatest new music releases from both well-known and up-and-coming artists in one place.

Cobhams Asuquo Singles

  • Ordinary People – 2014
  • Star of Wonder – 2015
  • Do the Right Thing feat Bez – 2015
  • Ordinary People (Video) – 2015
  • Stronger Than Before (by Morayo) – 2015
  • Boosit featuring Falz – 2016
  • The Other Room feat Ugovinna – 2016
  • Adore feat Lauretta Cookey and Fome Peters – 2016
  • One Hit – 2018
  • We Plenti – 2020

Life As A Producer

Cobhams Asuquo gained to worldwide prominence as a result of his work on Asa’s first album, Asha, released in 2004. Aside from serving as the album’s producer, Cobhams also composed and co-authored many of the album’s tracks, including the smash hits Fire on the Mountain, Bibanke, and Jailer, which were all released as singles.

His work with prominent Nigerian musicians like as Banky W, Omawumi, Djinee, Dare Art Alade, Chidinma, Praiz and Timi Dakolo has also resulted in multiple award-winning songs for their respective albums.

Her other credits include the production of the 2016 edition of the Hennessy Artistry/R’N’B performance, as well as the One Africa Music Fest concert, which took place at the Barclays Center in New York City.

Aside from that, Cobhams arranges music and performs with bands in international music festivals and competitions.

Few these event are:
  • The Harare International Festival of Arts.
  • AFA Sponsored French Cultural Center Concert with Asa and Angelique Kidjo
  • AFA Sponsored French Cultural Center Concert in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Nigeria Week in Paris
  • Launch of MTV’s 100th channel, MTV Base Africa at Abuja, Nigeria.

His Works for and Flms Media

Cobhams is a very adaptable creative. He didn’t forget about television and cinema medium, however. The composer and arranger Asuquo has composed and arranged a variety of cinematic soundtracks for film and theatrical productions. Some examples of his work are as follows:

  • A Voice for Ella by Uche Macaulay
  • Sunshine (Alpha Vision), Bent Arrows by Isang Awah
  • Communication for Change, Bayelsa Silhouettes

 

Accolades and commendations

  • Winner at The Future Awards for Producer of the Year – 2006
  • Hip-hop World Awards for Producer of the Year – 2007
  • Winner at the Nigeria Music Awards (NMA) for Producer of the decade – 2007
  • Recipient of LEAP Africa Award for his Creativity, Fortitude, and Exemplary Leadership in the Music Industry – 2007
  • The Partnership Awards recipient for Supporting the Worship for Change Concert – 2008
  • Nigerian Music Awards (NMA) named him the Producer of the Decade – 2008
  • Producer of the Year at the Hip-hop World Awards – 2008
  • The Nigerian Award for British Council’s International Young Music Entrepreneur of the year – 2009
  • Producer of the Year at The Future Awards – 2009
  • Recording of the Year Award at the Headies, for his song Ordinary People – 2014

Source: Enterprenuers.ng

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