Korkormikor comes from the same part of Nigeria that churned out
mainstream acts like Timaya, Frank D’Nero and Duncan Mighty. He was
born Deinbofa Nana Okoto in Otuan, a typical resource-rich but
economically deprived community in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. He is a
singer-songwriter, and Hip-Hop impresario, and is arguably the next
big thing from out of the Niger Delta area of Nigeria.
Korkormikor’s story of hardship was froth with more lows than highs
until he met Larte ‘The Tycoon’ Badom, the CEO of Xcel Music (now
Molach Entertainment). Soon after, in 2007, he released “Something for
Y’all”. The song which was the lead single on his debut album:
“Korkormystic: Port-Harcourt City Breed”, went to become a
groundbreaking single in the region.
Last year he hit the airwaves with his captivating track, Delete ‘em all. A serious song with a mellow mood that captures the angst he has built up over the years, calling for a ‘hit’ on the heads of proverbial haters/enemies-of-progress.
Now he has taken another His song, BUMC (Blowing Up My Control) conjures the scene of a girl who initially has no interest in him when he first approaches her but subsequently falls head over heels for him.
Korkormikor’s music is inspired by his personal battles as well as the
communal struggles of his people. His musical influences range from
Reggae to Hip-Hop; and include: Alpha Blondie, Bob Marley, Majek
Fashek, Lauryn Hill, Tupac and Snoop Dogg.