4 August, 2020.
As African music is making waves across the globe, Sweden, which is currently the third-largest exporter of music in the world, just behind the US and the UK is witnessing a rise in African music and entertainment. This rise of African music in Sweden is driven by African based in the Scandinavia countries.
One of them with a record label in Northern Europe, Scandinavia, is a multi-award winning performing artist and entrepreneur, the founder/CEO, LKS ENTERTAINMENT, Mr Olayinka Olarewaju, stage name, “LANKUSA”.
LANKUSA is a Nigeria-born Sweden based Afrobeat and Afro-pop Original mobile recording artist. He records mostly in his native language of Yoruba. A language of around 47 million people worldwide. The vast majority of this population is from Nigeria, where the Yoruba make up 15.5% of the country’s population, making them one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa.
Under Lankusa`s belt are many award-winning solos/collaborations albums such as Dangbana, Agabalumo, Do Good and few others.
Some of the awards received by him are in three different categories awards at Glios Music Award 2018 (Sweden), SAMA Awards and NSTF Awards,
the best song of the year (Dangbana), the Nigeria song of the year (Do Good by Lankusa feat. King Jide Harmony) and the best collaboration song of the year (Agbalumo by Lankusa feat. sLim Prince). CEO, LKS ,Mr Olayinka Olarewaju
Lankusa has collaborated with many artists across Europe and Africa which includes; Sweden SLim Prince, King Jide Harmony and host of others and nearest future collaborations with many popular African descendants, Indians and Middle East artistes in the pipeline.
Credited to him and his record label and are several awards; three different categories awards at Glios Music Award 2018 (Sweden), SAMA Awards and NSTF Awards.