Nigeria: Holmes, a multi-genre artist, talks about love for music
Official Holmes, real name Umughare Prosper, is from Warri in Delta State. He started writing songs and discovering his passion for music at a tender age, infusing personal experience and raw emotions into his lyrics.
He officially started his music career in 2020 with the release of his first single “Break it”. Since then, this fabulous artist has made waves with every new product.
Official Holmes – Exceptional talent thrives on authenticity and a fearless determination to be heard.
“My love for music started very young and I was a member of a musical group called Skyscrapers, formed by my friends and I. I also sang in church and in a few street carnivals at the time.” , he said, while recounting how he fell in love with music.
Once Holmes’ career began to take off, he gained wide recognition in the entertainment scene as managers and industry figures began to shine their spotlight on him. He is signed on his own label, Addictive Music Worldwide and he recently signed a 2 year management contract with D’Luxe Management.
Although the global COVID-19 pandemic affected live musical performances, Holmes continued to emerge as a promising figure with a growing song discography and an expanded playlist (EP) in the works, just 11 months after the beginning of his musical career.
“Love,” one of his best releases in collaboration with afro-beat heavyweight Davido has achieved viral success and has been featured on popular streaming services like TikTok as well as other social media platforms. .
Holmes’ latest release “Tension” in August 2021 happens to be one of the most spellbinding singles of the year, infusing an afro-beat dance-hall mix that has captured the minds of music lovers and its teeming fans. . In his words, his artistic process generally focuses on showcasing creativity and a passion for excellence.
Known for being an Afro-beat artist, Holmes also has a diverse style in creating other genres of music ranging from R&B to Afro-pop with commercially appealing songs like “Magician”, “Sade” and “Finally” featuring Nigeria’s best DJ. Neptune.
These string of hits made him one of the most exciting figures of the ascendant afro-beat genre, with a signature sound that combines love and romance, trap beats and melodic avalanches.