As his stage name suggest ,LAWAL OLAYINKA is not only a swift and energetic music act, he is a pacesetter for rising music artiste in the ghetto.,which apparently became the source of his nom de plume. The ex-student of LASPOTECH was born in Lagos and grewup in Fadeyi/somolu suburbs.He started doing music at a tender agae listening to the likes of Buju Banton,he was encouraged to compose his own songs from freestyles he did while hanging out with friends and social gatherings.
He officially began his musical pursuit in 2000 by joining a 3 member group called cool X, they released a single titled `ARISTO`. Pace is signed onto SPLENDID RECORDS a subsidiary of D.P ENTERTAINMENT owned by ADENUGBA ADEDEJI a.k.a STUNNER.
The kangarero master as he is fondly called by his fans gained recognition in the entertainment industry with his evergreen “KANGARERO”(the indian song)in 2008 whic has no video till date,then ALHAJI(naija version) in 2010 with a video directed by T.FRIZZLE and now CRUZ CATCHER ft.baseone and mic Daviz with a video directed by UNLIMITED L.A currently enjoying Air play on T.V.He also has other tracks like 20million pounds ft.vector,Malo lera,To ba fe malo ft. dj zeeZ currently gaining vast public acceptance anywhere they are played.
The Afro-hip hop performer has proved himself in so many shows like Dynamix awards 2011 pre-party at elegushi beach, Color block party by Gazamba(2011),All Nigerian secondary schools championship launching sponsored by NNPC/SHELL(feb 2012), Brila fm Abuja xmas show (2011) and “Wave ur banner” Grand hotel,Asaba(Aug 2012),Monster music beach concert at Oniru beach(2010),Miss moremi (unilag)2009,Love garden Carnival sponsored by star(2010),Industry nite(july2012),Students trade fair in YABATECH(organized by strands events in july2012)….just to mention a few.
He did the popular radio gingle to advertise Brila fm`s outlets in Lagos,Abuja,Kaduna and Onitsha. His 16 track album which is done with already but,being delayed by the management as a result of not concluding with the interested marketer.
Though the door is still opened to other marketers both local and foreign.some of the producers on the are ,Dj ZEEZ,Nel Andre,Oh- too, T.frizzle,Mic Daviz etc and artiste like Vector,Dello,Baba Isale,Bigsoul,Baseone.with more hit tracks like Born Again,Jeko wale,Good Job,come closer,Gbonshai.
The album is packed with different styles of music to prove his ever green talent of a natural born singer not like the rampant fast growing artiste you find in the industry now,who use money to lure media outfits to get known with a track or two. SPLENDID RECORDS signed with spinlet.com in may to make Pace`s new singles available for mobile downloads.He models for Ojiji Photography,Jete accessories,Viva Las Gidi.
Pace`s fan base is increasing daily as people come across his studio drops,his been labelled as Akuko Alhaji,F.A cities finest(street king of music),naija Alhaji.His favourite saying “NO TIME FOR KANGARERO SPEECH” Kangarero means makin sense out of nonsense(refering to his freestyles at various spots in his area).
Pace is a star as SPLENDID RECORDS emblem states ” we breed stars” He is in the industry to prove that people from the ghetto have what it takes to achieve greatness and be responsible by using their talents positively. If you are in doubt of his prowess just google PACE ALHAJI.
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