\\ Nigerian artist Marenikae and her ‘Afromerge’ sound
The Afromerge pioneer is a gifted artist whose craft and innovation knows no boundaries
She’s what you would describe as a wholesome, the Nigerian artist carries many talents; oscillating from music to fashion.
Marenikae grew up in Nigeria before she opted for the US journey where she’s managed to polish her trade and skills, acquiring an even deeper and rich taste that blends her heritage and the different culture from the foreign, delivering an elegance and grandeur.
The young singer is the voice behind a ground-breaking sound which she calls Afromerge, a blend of Nigerian rhythms and neo-soul, and electronic shades, her sound more of defines her bold artistic skills which are evidently limitless.
Her audaciousness has seen her chart into the independent artist levels, where besides being an independent artist herself, she has establish an independent label christened The Zuchia Nexus which encourages project exchanges and the coming together of various artists to support and promote each other.
The artist’s entrepreneurial spirit has also seen her establish her own urban cloth-line Makan Gid’n which complicates her luxury side, the label offers deluxe African designs that are a fusion of her African culture and the urban style. She embodies a perfect blend of diverse cultures, dreams and complexity that have seen her make milestones.
The singer’s debut album titled ‘Ajebutter’ has already met positive reviews; as is it is wither her persona, the project is an eclectic touch of her heritage, layered on African drum schemes, neo-soul advances and afropop, in hindsight the project borrows from various Nigerian influences that stretch from the old sounds to the adventurous new. The singer previously released Remember, a single that aims to encourage women to conquer the world. You can also explore more of her sound onSoundCloud,
The singer recently held a successful album tour in her motherland Nigeria.
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