Idris Omotadé Lawal (Idris) is a 26-year old Nigerian-born, Toronto-based artist. Through music and its combination with written and visual content, he creates unique experiences centered around storytelling. Growing up in Nigeria, Qatar, South-Africa & Canada for parts of his life, he is working towards developing a global sound comprised of different elements from each.

 

WORKS:

Jordan (TBD Fall 2018)

Jordan touches on black / human pride and passion. Sonically, it's a slow burning rap jam composed by Ottawa based producer Antion. It features guitar played by . Jordan will be released in the fall of 2018.

 

A Man & Amora, mixtape premiered by Earmilk, February 2018. 

LINK: earmi.lk/ERny5N

"A Man & Amora" is a 2-song project featuring remixes of "Chanel" by Frank Ocean and "Neu Roses" by Daniel Caesar.

"The video for "A Man"  is a simple visual performance cascaded with silhouette shots of  tadé . Simple but pretty detailed look on the artists demeanor."

"The mixtape in question is a 2 track project that shows his profound writing style deeply rooted in introspectiveness and spiritualism."

 

Omo (Child), debut EP premiered by Pulse Nigeria, April 2017.

LINK: bit.ly/omopulseng

Omo can be directly translated to ‘Child’. Conceptually, it is a 4-song project that touches on youth, love and growth. Sonically, the EP combines elements of hip-hop, world music, afro music and r&b creating a truly unique sound. Omo's lead single, Moonshine was featured on BandCamp Weekly episode 226. Listen here.