The 18 years old R & B/Soul/Folk singer, song writer, composer and guitarist hails from Lagos State, the foremost entertainment center in Nigeria located at the shoreline of the country. Dr. Flavour of Strictly Naija, a radio program airing on Beat 99.9 FM describes Korede Bello as ‘The Next Best Thing for the Music & Entertainment Industry in Nigeria”. His lyrical dexterity is one of a kind as Korede Bello sounds like Asa and GT the Guitar Man and draws a lot of inspiration from them.
Korede Bello is currently putting finishing touches on his 12 tracks album titled ‘Eighteen’ which is due for release in the thrid quarter of the year 2010 and to promote his forth coming sophomore album, a university/schools tour is being organized and a listening party in the second quarter of the year 2010. Korede Bello has promised to make it worth the while with his sweet angelic voice with productions from the likes of Chijioke ‘Cee-Jay’ Okoye, Kevin ‘Siege’ Ogilo, Daniel Leinad, David etc.
Korede Bello has featured as a guest artist and performed at several major events. Some of which include:
* Green & White Concert, Lagos (2009).
* Naija Independence Blast, Lagos (2009).
* The Merger of Talents Concert 5, Muson Center (2009).
* The Ranch Reloaded, Bonny Island, Rivers State (2009).
* The 512 Carnival, Lagos (2009).
* The Future Awards Pre-Awards Conference, Lagos (2010).
* Private Lies, Muson Center (2010).
At the moment, Korede is going round promoting his songs, performing at shows, getting heavy and steadily rotated airplays on radio stations all around Nigeria while his video titled ‘Ma Gurl’ is also enjoying airplay on local tv stations and cable channels as well.
Korede Bello’s song titled ‘Ma Gurl’ ft the ragga/dance hall singer Wida Ball made it to ‘The Top Ten Upcoming Naija Songs’ barely three weeks after release while ‘I Love Naija’ followed suite and has since been enjoying reviews from industry giants, the press etc.
Korede Bello has done endorsements for a couple of radio stations and radio presenters such as Yaw of Wazobia FM, Matse of Wazobia FM, Dr. Flavour of Beat FM and Brilla FM.
Korede Bello – I Love Naija