As Nigerian music evolves internationally especially in the hip hop world. You find local stars doing the rap culture in their native tongue instilling a sense of identity. The creativity in display thrill audience both locally and internationally, with the complex interplay of words. Such is the act of Benue born fast rising Rapper, Adah Simon Nathaniel, popularly known as Tico Oyiadah, in the likeness Olamide, Illblis, Phyno, Reminisce etc.
Tico Oyiadah, apart from hailing from the same region as Tuface Idibia, is a bundle of talent. With his unique style and charming looks,he is one of the first indigenous Idoma Rap artist from his part of the world.
Like many others before him, Tico started from the church back in Lagos with the likes of Papii J the Alingo producer, lamboggini the master lover lover, Leo Wonder amongst others. In his words “growing up from a humble background and listening to hip hop gurus like Nas, The Game, Biggie all introduced me to the Rap culture, and listening to Tuface and Sakordie inspires my current style of music”.
Tico calls his kind of music “GOOD MUSIC” because he believes in using his music to touch and transform lives. He has inspired a lot of upcoming artist both from home and abroad with his inspirational lyrics. Consequently, Tico Oyiadah was presented with the award of 1st indigenous Hip Hop Rapper from Benue State, and was also awarded King of Hip Hop artist in 2013 by IceQoute.
Tico Oyiada has worked with alot of A list artist across the country one of them is Tha Suspect of The Capital Hill Music. He also has a song currently ready for promo and coming out in a few days titled "JALABIA"
Stay tuned as TICO OYIADA takes over the game he was born to play. Before you leave grab a copy of one of his songs titled "Spotlight" as we get ourselves ready for this other works.