HAYWIRE heralds in a era of Nigerian artists. Born Ifeanyi Chuks Okoli he’s
aptly known as ‘HAYWIRE’ for his genre bending delivery; seamlessly
transitioning from an intoxicating electric rap flow – communicating the
gritty reality of urban African living, slipping smoothly into R’n’B
inspired vocals – singing out poignant messages in English and Pidgin to
At just 18 years old he’s already notched up 8 years in the underground
scene collaborating with the likes of Wizboyy. Chordratic Beats, Rapkyd,
Profound, O.C Nicotine, J.O, Na Sir, Lil Kem, Seriki, Akas, Teshwaty. It is
with producer Chordratic Beats that he steps out from under, instantly
clicking and delivering music that is beyond their years and musical
This first offering, a one track EP signifies the evolution of Afrobeats –
focusing more on lyrics than beats – the Nigerian voice is being raised.
Kicking off with the a club banger – a real party song -and the title
track ‘RIGHT NOW’.
As Chuck D said “music for your mind and your feet”.
Signed to Tjoe Records Ltd. this versatile rapper/singer, can ‘bring it’
and sing it’, is one of those you must subscribe to – follow HAYWIRE on;