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Nigerian Afrobeats Singer & Songwriter, LIMOBLAZE Signs With Reach Records and Release New EP Sunday In Lagos

Limo’s “Jireh (My Provider) Afrobeat Remix” Goes Viral!


Reach Records Announces New Artist Limoblaze with Release of 'Sunday In Lagos'


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NEWS SOURCE: Jackie O & Co. LLC
October 28, 2022

In just a short span, Nigerian born, UK based award-winning musician, singer songwriter, Limoblaze (born Samuel Onwubiko) has received much industry acclaim and is now signing with Reach Records. He is a two-time winner of the African Gospel Music and Media Awards (2018, 2019), Crystal Awards Best International Act Award Winner (2019), and Premier Gospel Awards Best International Act winner. 
 
With several bodies of work over the years including 5 albums; Blind (2016), Before Now (2018), Afrobeats Rap and Jesus(2019), Bridges (2020), and God’s Favourite Baby (2021). Limoblaze has also collaborated with Christian music staples such as Lecrae, Travis Greene, Ada Ehi and, Da Truth.
 
His forthcoming EP, Sunday In Lagos showcases his unique flow over colourful sonics, giving listeners a taste of what it is like to be in Lagos, Nigeria’s capital city on a day of celebration.
Despite growing up in a predominantly Islamic part of the town, Limo and his family were Christians. He spent most of his formative years in church and when he wasn’t in church, he was in the streets sharing his music dreams with his friends who would often laugh at him in disbelief. “I grew up in the street, but my parents didn’t let the streets raise me,” shares Limo. “Most of the time I was performing in talent shows and at free local events, often with a live band which made my performances unique.”
 
The leading single from his Sunday in Lagos EP, “Jireh (My Provider) Afrobeat Remix” ft. Happi and Lecrae was created after identifying a viral social media clip posted by Happi that featured an Afrobeat flip on the popular Maverick City single. Limo’s Afrobeat Remix became an instant viral hit across all short-form social media platforms with over 110,000 Instagram Reels, and thousands of videos created daily on TikTok reaching over 80,000 on the platform. The internet success led to a surge of streams that placed the song on Billboard’s US Afrobeat song chart peaking at #31, Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs chart peaking at #41, and Billboard's Gospel song chart peaking at #15. 
 
Shortly after announcing his signing with Reach Records, Limo released Sunday In Lagos, his first commercial body of work with the label. The EP features the previously released singles ‘Jireh Afrobeat Remix’, ‘Desire’, and ‘Gold’ ft. internationally recognised Gospel Music Artist Ada Ehi. New music from the project includes the focus track “Pull Up.” Fans will also be delighted to see a guest appearance from label mate 1KPhew on “I Believe” where both artists trade melodic praise to God and reaffirm their belief in Him. Speaking to his vision for the project and new label partnership, Limo said, “This moment is the beginning of something special. I believe I am uniquely positioned within Christian Music to inspire the world to see the potential in putting God at the centre of their lives and chasing their dreams.”
 
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Click here to stream Sunday In Lagos https://limoblaze.ffm.to/sunday
 
For more information on Reach Records, please visit www.reachrecords.com and social media @ReachRecords. 








About Reach Records:

Reach Records is an Atlanta based independent hip-hop label founded in 2004 by Lecrae and Ben Washer. Long before acclaim, awards, plaques, chart positioning, and radio play, the two started the label because they both love hip-hop and Jesus. Reach Records was launched with no strategy, no funds, no big players, but they made big moves! Today Reach Records is a trailblazing label with a roster of nearly 10 artists and a staff of 20 who are unashamed about sharing their faith and passionate about hip-hop. Reach Records is committed to building a movement that combines faith with music and popular culture. 


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