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How Much Do You Know Maleek Berry?

 

Maleek Shoyebi (born August 11, 1987), professionally known as Maleek Berry, is a British-born Nigerian record producer and recording artist.

He was signed under Wizkid’s Starboy Entertainment in 2013. After his break into the spotlight in 2012, Maleek Berry was nominated in the “Music Producer of the Year” category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. Maleek Berry has worked with prominent artists such as Wizkid, Davido, Wale, Fuse ODG, Runtown and Iyanya.

In 2017 he was nominated in the Best Male category of the annual MOBO Awards.

Whether the tracks are made for himself or for others, nearly everything produced by Maleek Berry is highly percussive and melodic, made for dancing and romancing. Active since the early 2010s, the British-born Nigerian artist became an in-house producer for Wizkid’s Starboy Entertainment in 2013. After work for the likes of Wande Coal, Iyanya, Runtown, and Wizkid, as well as a slew of solo singles, Berry released his debut EP, Last Daze of Summer, through his Berry’s Room label in 2016. Another single, “4 Me,” along with a collaboration with Mafi B titled “See My Baby,” were issued the next year. Though the vast majority of Berry’s output has been squarely Afro-pop, some of it has ventured into booming and relatively skeletal trap sounds.