Orezi is grateful.
The singer has taken to his Instagram to share a warm long video in which he thanked all those who have contributed to his journey, from Banky W to Davido and Wizkid.
“My journey to where I am right now has been crazy,” he said, adding, “a lot of people have helped me, people I don’t know, artistes who aren’t even my friends. So, I just feel like appreciating a lot of people.”
And he did, naming folks, saying thanks, grateful.
See the video below:
Orezi began his music career in early 2009. He has worked with several producers, including Kiddominant, Del B and Dokta Frabz. Orezi’s first musical release was “I No Fit Lie”. The music video for the song was shot in South Africa. The song became Radio Continental’s theme song. Subsequently, Orezi headlined a show named after the song. The show was organised by the Continental Broadcasting Services (CBS), owners of Radio and TV Continental.
In 2010, Orezi released “High B.P”. The music video for the song was endorsed by MTV Base. In late 2010, he released another single titled “Jamilaya”, featuring UK disk jockey DJ JamJam. Like its predecessors, the song received rave reviews.
In early 2011, Orezi was featured on the track “Emoti” alongside Danagog, Igho, and DJ Debby. It was played on Trace TV, MTV Base, Sound City, and One Music. Orezi bursts onto the Nigerian Music scene after collaborating with DJ Jimmy Jatt. He was featured on Jatt’s “Komije” single alongside Sauce Kid, Muna, and Igho.
Orezi released the music video for his song “Booty Bounce” which featured cameo appearances from Karen Igho, Bovi, Wande Coal, Kay Switch, Sina Rambo, Vina, Danagog, Skuki and General Pype, among others. For several weeks, the song was one of the top ten African songs on Trace Urban, Channel O, and MTV. The music video for the song received a nomination in the Reggae/Dancehall category at the 2012 Channel O Music Video Awards.
In September 2015, Orezi released his debut album titled Ghen Ghen, featuring collaborations with 9ice, Davido, Flavour, Ice Prince, M.I Abaga, Timaya and Wizkid. The album was rated 3.0 (worth checking out) on a scale of 5 by Pulse NG. In November 2015, Orezi released the music video for his hit single “Ogede”.
He released a controversial cover for his single “Call in the police” in September 2016.