Nigerian Gospel hip hop artiste Samnem Ijaya who is currently in the studio working on his album has returned with a reloaded version of his popular hip hop single BEENI (which means ‘Yes’ in Yoruba Language) bringing an energetic dance feel to it, laced on afro pop beats with the help of the producer Okey Sokay.
Samnem Akindipe is an artiste, who hails from Ondo State, south west in Nigeria Africa. A trained statistician, creative planner, professional artist, event coordinator, teacher who also runs his own outfit, Climax Point Entertainment, a body specialized in artiste management, entertainment and event management. who acquired his education from the prestigious YABA TECH in Lagos,Nigeria.
Samnem Ijaya as popularly called fell in love with music at a very tender age and sings indigenous rap music/hip hop. He has been in the music industry for sometime but song that brought him to lime light is titled “MO RANTI” in which many Djays mistook him for the late Dagrin .
Samnem is the brain behind the annual street tour /concert GHETTO GOSPEL which has held for three years, the third season was held June 30th, 2013.
Without coming off as melodramatic, Samnem,is simply put a ‘beast’ on stage. Expect anything and everything when it’s Mr Ijaya’s slot on the microphone. Even if you don’t really dig his brand of music or even the artist himself, you will definitely have to give two thumbs up for his stagecraft. And to anyone who has ever been to an event where Samnem Ijaya has headlined, you knew he left you searching for your jaw on the floor afterwards!
In addition, he has shared the stage/collaborated with some top acts in Nigeria such as Eben, 9ice, RoofTop Mcs, Artquake, LKT, Buchi, Dr Sankty, Psalmos, Bouqui, Cohbams, Nomoreloss, Lara George, Fatai Rolling Dollar, Sammie Okposo, Nathaniel Bassey, Lord of Ajasa, Okey Sokey, Mix masterj and several others.
And also has been featured on song with segun obe, midnight crew and MMJ