Rooky Jegede

Categories: Musicians: Vocalist, Solo Artists, Songwriters/Composers

Genres: Pop, Spoken Word, Urban, World

Contact

Oghenerukevwe jegede-ikpen
Regina, SK

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Description

Growing up Nigerian, OgheneRukevwe “Rooky” Jegede-Ikpen also known as Kamiz is a blend of creative juices ranging from Photography , literature and popularly .. Music.

He expresses his emotions through rhythmic Melodies and passionate lyricism. His style of mixing Afro elements with Rhythm and blues gives his musical expression a unique taste.

In 2020, He Debuted his 7 Tracked EP titled “Worlds Apart” EP which premiered in over numerous radio stations around Nigeria and Canada such as CBC Saskatchewan, CBC Music, CJTR Regina, Masterclass radio Calgary, Beat fm Abuja, Rhythm Fm Benin , Vibes fm Benin amongst other notable media and TV stations around the world.

In 2021, Rooky was nominated as the “HipHop Artist of the Year” at the Prestigious Saskatchewan Music Awards 2021 , making him a fast emerging talent to keep an eye out for in the future.

Asides creating music, Rooky spends his hobbies freezing time through photography, reading and writing random literature or playing video games.

Rooky is currently a Research and Outreach assistant for Sask Music and the graphic editor and photographer for the university of Regina’s Campus Newspaper “The Carillon”.

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Discography

  • Worlds Apart E.P

    Various Artists

    September 2020

    Rooky Is an Urban RNB/HipHop/Afro Artist based in Canada, blurring the line between African culture and Western influences. Rooky, who has always been an artist/entertainer even from his early days in university, tells a tale of love, hustle, and infatuation as seen on his debut EP “Worlds Apart”. He features artists like Camilla, Bonfice, Outré, Lato, etc

    This EP is a glorious, delicious stew of talents. The combination of different world views and experiences Rooky has gathered from living in Nigeria to moving to Canada inspired him greatly and led to the EP title.

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Videos

  • CNTRL - official Music video

    Rooky gives a captivating performance in this amazing official video for CNTRL, his first single of his EP, "Worlds Apart". Shot in a state of the art castle, the video further demonstrates the emotional tension between Rooky and his love interest. With his soothing melodies and adlibs, this track is sure to have you in a trance. Prod by: Spykida Shot by: Royal Z Visuals Directed by: PCB Mixed and Mastered: PCB For more music from Rooky, kindly visit rooky.ca

  • Inna Eyes