Nigerian alté artist – WurlD has released the deluxe version of his highly commended “AfroSoul” EP. Contrasting previous version with the deluxe, the new project consists of nine tracks which include collaborations with Cuppy, Kida Kudz and Zeal of VVIP (Ghana)
Who Is Wurld?
Sadiq Onifade (born January 2, 1987), professionally known as WurlD, is an International singer-songwriter. Born in Lagos, Nigeria, WurlD began his career after moving to Atlanta, GA for school and recording his own music, described by VIBE as electro-fusion. His debut EP, Evolution, was released in 2013.
Born in Lagos, Nigeria WurlD relocated to the United States as a teenager and received his college education at Georgia State University, studying Computer Science. While in school, WurlD developed a serious interest in musical performance.
In late 2012, WurlD release his first single, “Beyond Our Dreams” from his debut EP titled Evolution, due summer 2013. Coinciding with the release, SESAC held an exclusive listening party at their Atlanta office for WurlD’s forthcoming Evolution EP. By early 2013, WurlD was in the recording studio with Mario, writing songs for the R&B superstar’s upcoming album. Shortly after, the music video for Evolution’s second single, “Alive” was premiered exclusively via MTV: The Wrap Up on May 2, 2013. WurlD also teamed up with Timbaland’s artist, BK Brasco as a featured artist on “Beautiful Girls.” He also appears in the song’s video.
In 2015 WurlD went certified gold with his Sony Music release track “Follow You” with Polish DJ, Gromee.
In May 2016 WurlD released “Show You Off” an afro soul record featuring Walshy Fire of Major Lazer and Afro-beat producer Shizzi while in June 2016 WurlD collaborative track “Better Days” with Sir Felix became the official anthem for DelfSail 2016.