Popularly known with his stage name “Tally”, Yusuf Salisu Akafi is a young Nigerian musical artist who has been making his marks since he emerged as one of the budding entertainment talents in Nigeria.
Tally was born on 7th May 1986. Having come up with his own style of music, he has been able to capture numerous youth audience with his music.
Tally’s interest in music began in secondary school where he joined his school choir and was later assigned the roll of choirmaster. He was a member of a group called ’40Fide’ at school where he started rapping, later on he joined another group called Crytals Family and ended up in SoulFlame, the rap division of YWAP(Youth With A Purpose) where he solely developed himself as a rapper. He has been rocking stages from his early to late years of being an Urban and Regional Planning Student of the Federal University of Technology Minna where he graduated. Tally’s stand as an artist is driven by his passion to be a good influence to the society via his music.
With all the buzz and success recorded so far, Tally is not slowing down at all. The young prolific rapper still keeps on working and pushing the envelope with his team.
His repertoire of yet to be released music is far more impressive than anything we’ve heard.
In the coming week 9th of December 2016, he’ll be releasing new materials from his arsenal that includes;
Wai’yo: A song Inspired by the feelings of depression and suffering in our present day society; Nigeria to be precise, wai’yo is a song that expresses pain and neglect.
Turn it Up: This’s a happy song, a kind of song that will make you want to jump up and dance to the fusion of jazz and Pop sound.
And many more…
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