Wednesday, March 30, 2011

vocal slender

Eric Obuh also known as Vocal Slender or number one (born 1 December 1980 in Ajegunle, Lagos, Nigeria) is an aspiring (unsigned) reggae/rap artist based in Lagos, Nigeria. He featured on Part 1 of the BBC documentary “Welcome to Lagos” aired on BBC 2 at 9pm on 15, 22 and 29 April 2010.
The documentary features Eric as a scavenger who works and lives in a dumpsite on the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria. He makes a living by collecting recyclable materials and selling them. He then saves his earnings to enable him buy studio time to produce a music album. Although Eric acknowledges that the dump has been good to him because it helps him keep body and soul together and make music, he has kept the fact that he is a scavenger from his family and friends, as he wants them to believe that the only thing he does is music to gain their respect
Since appearing in the documentary, his popularity has grown, with fans setting up a support groups for him on Facebook and other websites.He has been featured in articles about Welcome to Lagos  you can download this link below and the songs are well mastered and mixed

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