By Giyo Ndzi
Popular singer, O2udor has been trending over his views of crises plaguing African nations and their people struggling to survive. The Washington-based Cameroonian/Nigerian singer painted this plight and possible remedies in his latest single, ‘Scared of Change’.
In ‘Scared of Change’, O2udor points out the political ills in Cameroon as well as other African Nations from an artistic point of view. The artist who sings, raps, and writes afro-fusion/Afro-Caribbean music with hip hop and R&B influences though the song, shines a light on some of the reasons why these nations are in crisis, suffering from oppression daily, with thousands currently displaced from their homes and struggling to survive.
O2udor, whose real name is Otudor Ene Edet Otudor, is affectionately referred to as one of Cameroon’s Finest. His undisputed versatility is displayed in a long list of different genre tracks. His latest critically acclaimed singles include Best friend (an R&B single, Better (a Hip Hop single), and Scared of Change (Afro-Fusion).
O2udor, is son of Cameroonian and Nigerian parents who spent his early childhood in the Cameroonian city of Bamenda, sings to improve the lots of the underprivileged.
He is a Cameroonian/Nigerian Artist like no other in terms of work ethics, versatility & quality of his Art. He is a Singer, Rapper, Song Writer & a unique Performer who over the past few years has graced one of the biggest stages in the USA with his presence including but not limited to stages like The Fillmore Silver Spring, The Anthem – Washington DC, The Howard theatre, etc opening for one of the biggest names in Music currently including but not limited to Burna Boy, Naza, Davido, Maître Gims, Fally Ipupa, Vegedream, and Keblack.
O2udor is co-founder of US-based entertainment company XDENARII Entertainment, working in Collaboration with OMG Entertainment. With over five years in the industry, he still refuses to sign to any Record Labels, he is an independent Artist only open to Collaboration & Distribution deals at the moment and he is very particular about the quality of the Art he puts out.
Despite working in collaboration with OMG Entertainment (One of the most promising Cameroonian-owned Music Production household names in Maryland, USA), when asked in a recent interview why he hasn’t released a huge body of work for his fans despite his access to industry-standard equipment and extremely talented producers, he revealed he was working on something big.
“My people have no clue what I have in stock for them. I do appreciate their patience with me and CMDGF the Album is my soon-to-be-released Studio Album and that’s what I have to offer when the wait is over,” he revealed.