Michael Oyo returns with vibrant jazzy melody featuring Mike Aremu - ‘Keep You
London based, American raised singer, songwriter, producer Michael Oyo releases beautifully composed upbeat single, featuring Nigerian award-winning Afro jazz Saxophonist Mike Aremu. After the successful release of his original single in 2021, Michael Oyo once again spreads good vibes with his powerful vocals, insightful lyrics and unique beats.
With a well-crafted blend of traditional and jazz, this single ‘Keep You’ is an uplifting single that reminds listeners of God’s promises as well as gets them off their seats in thanksgiving. According to Michael, “God always has us in mind. Regardless of what life throws at us, God has so much more in store”. ‘O por’, a Yoruba phrase meaning ‘too much’ tells us how unending the possibilities are for those that put their confidence in God. ‘Keep You’ is sure to leave listeners enlivened.
Mike Aremu is a talented award-winning artist who has seen a lot of success with his Afro-beat sax driven melodies. On this collaboration Michael says, “I always admired him as a child growing up in America. He plays with so much passion and his precision is absolutely unmatched.”
Michael Oyo, is a singer, songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist. and founder of ‘The Oyo Group’. Michael’s musical journey began in Hillside, New Jersey where he joined his local choir “Hillside 100 Voices who performed at McDonald’s Gospel Fest 2009, which allowed him to share the stage with Donnie McClurkin, J. Moss, Hezekiah Walker and Patti Label to name a few. Over the past 7 years, Michael has worked and produced records with artists such as CalledOut Music, Charles Dada , Sarah Teibo, Victoria Tunde, Osby Berry and many others. Apart from the UK and USA, he has toured the world taking his artistry to Malaysia, Italy, Germany, France, South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria.
As a strong believer in Christ, he aims to share self-reflection, meditation and good vibes through his music. Michael currently serves as the music director and worship leader in his local church.
Released under The Oyo Group, written by Michael Idowu & Efua Owusu-Boakye, produced by Michael Oyo & P-Tempo from SA, mixed and Mastered by Whiteblock.
Keep You is available for downloading and streaming from the 11th of March, 2022.
Michael Oyo will be releasing an EP this year and intends on doing further collaborations.