Award winning Highlife singer, Flavour Na’bania is set to release a brand new album titled “Flavour Of Africa.“
He made the announcement as he marked his birthday today. The album, his eight, is set to be released online on December 4th.
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Born in Enugu, hailing from Anambra State, Chinedu Okoli popularly known as Flavour N’abania
or more recently, the ‘Flavour of Africa’ is recognized as Africa’s Highlife King.
Flavour’s brand of music is a fusion of African Rhythm, Highlife and contemporary Jazz, in one
phrase: “Afro Hip-Life”. His music has grown to be immensely popular and enjoyed by music
enthusiasts all around the world.
In 2008, Flavour released his 8-track-album titled “Nabania”, which received sales of over 10
million copies nationwide. In 2010 his sophomore album, “Uplifted” with hit singles “Nwa Baby”,
“Oyi” and “Adanma” received even more success. The album made waves on various media
platforms. The success of Uplifted allowed Flavour to become one of Africa’s premiere
performing artists as well as enabled Flavour to headline major national and international music
events throughout Africa, America, Asia, Europe, and Australia.
Flavour has performed alongside acts such as Snoop Dogg, Ciara, French Montana, Lauryn
Hill, Akon, Rick Ross and many other international acts. In addition to performing for sold-out
audiences worldwide, Flavour has been featured in major newspapers and media outlets
around the world.
Having garnered numerous awards and nominations across the globe, including MTV BASE
Africa Music Awards (MAMA 2014), a quadruple win at the 2013 Nigerian Music Video Awards
(NMVA’s), Channel O Africa Music Awards, NEMEA Awards and being nominated for one of
Africa’s most prestigious music awards- KORA Awards, Flavour’s natural aptitude for music
continues to be greatly recognized.
His third album “Blessed” was released in October 2012 under his own independent, record
label, 2NITE ENTER10MENT. Since then, Flavour has grown to be a major force in the music
industry both in Africa and internationally.
In addition to Flavour’s fourth studio album, “Thankful”, which featured an eclectic mix of his
famous Highlife sound; Flavour has had immense public success from the promotional
campaign of his single, “Power to Win”, which was confirmed as one of the soundtracks used on
Season 14 of American Idol.
Flavour is currently a brand ambassador for Globacom, Life Beer, Flat Tummy Tea and Bullet
Flavour made music history during his stint on Coke Studio Africa with his collaboration with top
Ugandan songstress, Juliana Kanyomozi. Both “Ololufe/ Haturudi” and “Nakupenda” music
mash-ups were added to the first ever Coke Studio Africa album. In 2016, Flavour also
launched the ‘Flavour of Africa’ campaign and tour, which had Flavour perform in a number of
countries throughout West Africa as well as making a number of large charitable donations in
these respective countries. Flavour has twice performed at two of the largest concerts in the
United States of America featuring African artists: One Africa Music Fest in August 2016 as well
as in October 2016. One Africa Music Fest featured acts such as Jidenna, Tiwa Savage, P-
Square, Wizkid, Davido and many more.
In 2017, Flavour dropped a surprise album for his fans, Ijele the Traveler, which featured smash
hits like “Baby Na Yoka,” “Nnekata,” “Virtuous Woman” and “Most High” featuring Semah G.
Having captivated audiences with his unique and eclectic sound, Flavour has set the standard in
his field and still has a lot more to offer.