Easily one of the most anticipated fast rising artiste, Josh [real name – Joshua Oche Idoko] is credited with being one of the key figures with a distinct and unique voice that can make one stay rooted to a spot when one listens to him, which has aided him in the rise to global prominence. His distinctive blend of reggae, R’n’B and traditional African musical influences creates a vibe that is contemporary and universal while maintaining a clear African identity. Just as he has done with the seemingly effortless balance of huge commercial success with awe-inspiring critical acclaim, Josh, the Nigerian born, bred, packaged and promoted artiste is maintaining his status as an authentic brand, highlighting the fact and keeps inspiring millions of young Nigerians to keep the faith that no matter where one is born, no matter where one is based, world class results can be achieved with hard work and the right attitude.
Born in Benue state from the Idoma speaking part in the ‘80s to Mr. and Mrs. Idoko, and a close relation to one of Nigeria’s finest music export, 2face Idibia, the young man fell in love with music from a tender age. Josh whom recently recorded the phenomenally successful solo debut, “Figure 8“, to the main stream Nigerian music market, is poised and ready to follow in his big cousins’ footstep. Nonetheless, Josh who currently is based in Cyprus, also believes in education as he hopes to achieve a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and in his words, “education is key and a very relevant tool in our daily life“. He hopes to achieve a voice and status that speaks the mind and desire of the people who listen to his music. Listen up and share your thoughts. | ENJOY!!!
DOWNLOAD ~ Josh – FIGURE 8
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- Ruggedman ft. 2face Idibia ‘n’ M.I – BECAUSE OF YOU [Official Video] (aceworldteam.com)
- To Nigerian music blogs and bloggers (aceworldteam.com)
- Dr. Jazz – HEY BABY (aceworldteam.com)
- Throw Back ~ 2face Idibia – TRUE LOVE + IF LOVE IS A CRIME (aceworldteam.com)