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Poco Lee Is Responsible For Some of Africa’s Most Popular Songs

Poco Lee Is Responsible For Some of Africa's Most Popular Songs
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Poco Lee Is Responsible For Some of Africa’s Most Popular Songs

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Poco Lee’s influence on some of Africa’s biggest collaborations cannot be overstated; as a dancer and hypeman, Poco has introduced some of the most gifted young talents in the music industry today.

The phrase “Shout outs to Poco” isn’t far-fetched given that he was influential in some of the biggest young artists landing major collaborations with some of the biggest names in music.

From Bella Shmurda to Black Sherif and then Portable (Zazuu), these are artists who have spoken out about Poco Lee’s influence on their biggest collaborations to date with artists like Olamide, Burna Boy, and others.

As some would say, “You Sabi Poco Lee?” the hype boy with a good vibe is definitely a figure that captures the attention.

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How Was Olamide Included In Bella Shmurda’s Vision 2020 Remix?

Bella Shmurda recently discussed the importance of Pocolee’s influence in landing a collaboration with Olamide on his smash song “Vision 2020” in an interview with Quincy Jones on the echo chamber.

The artist stated that Poco Lee encouraged him to go ahead and produce a viral video as he was recording the song Vision 2020.

Bella disclosed that Poco, who at the time had a significant following, had released the video that Olamide had seen and which had inspired him to get in touch with Bella about working together.

View the complete interview here:

How Did Olamide and Portable Meet?

For those who are unaware, Poco Lee was instrumental in Portable meeting and collaborating with Olamide on the viral song “Zazoo Zeh.”

According to the Punch, Poco Lee introduced and played Portable’s song to Olamide, who liked it and approached him about collaborating.

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According to the Punch newspaper:

Popular Nigerian celebrity dancer and hype man, Iweh Pascal Odinaka aka Poco Lee, took Portable’s career to a whole new level when he introduced him to YBNL boss, Olamide. As a result of his relationship with Poco Lee, Portable went on to perform at the Livespot X Festival in Lagos where he shared the stage with Olamide and Wizkid.

Collaboration Between Black Sherif and Burna Boy

In an interview, talented Ghanaian musician and performer Mohammed Ismail Sherif Kweku Frimpong, also known as Black Sherif, revealed that Poco Lee may have played his song for Burna Boy, who later approached him for a collaboration.

The two acts collaborated on the remix of Second Sermon, which shook the African music industry.

I don’t know who played the song for Burna but I think Poco played my song for Burna. Burna loved the sound. Someone from Burna’s team then reached out to me. We talked for like 20 minutes.

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