Olawale Ashimi, popularly known as Brymo, is one of Nigeria’s fast rising Afro-beat/R n B singers. Even after his breakthrough single, Ara, he has proved to us that he is more than a one hit wonder. His voice is very soulful and has this uplifting tint to it also. For those new to Brymo’s music, here are some basic things you should know about Brymo.
He’s the son of a carpenter. This music prodigy wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth. He grew up learning to fight life.
Olawale wanted to be a footballer! We are glad that didn’t turn out the way he planned. No offense Brymo!
Way before his solo career, Brymo was actually in a band called The Aliens. Unfortunately, the band disbanded in 2005 due to some problems.
He was once a student of LASU but he dropped out to pursue his musical career. The fact that his father couldn’t pay his school fees also enforced his decision to drop out
Brymo writes his songs. This has got to be the one of the main reasons why we love Brymo. The fact that he stays original is praiseworthy. The way he blends Yoruba perfectly with English and Pidgin definitely shows us that Brymo is a master at his art.