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Elvis Poko Shares His Debut Album ‘Waterside Boy’

Elvis Poko

Elvis Poko kicks off 2024 with the release of his highly anticipated debut album, ‘Waterside Boy.’

This 13-track journey offers a glimpse into Elvis’s mind, drawing inspiration from his roots in the riverine area where he was born. Taking long walks along the riverside, Elvis found melodies that served as the foundation for the album, capturing the essence of his early childhood and creative spirit.

Recording the entire album in his bedroom, Elvis entrusted the production and engineering to Isound Beatz, bringing his vision to life in remarkable fashion. ‘Waterside Boy’ is more than just an album; it’s a testament to Elvis’s authenticity and dedication to making the music he loves. As he states, “I really enjoyed making this album, although my best is yet to come.” This debut serves as the perfect introduction to an artiste poised to make waves in the afro-pop scene for years to come.

Born in Arogbo, Ondo State, Elvis Poko’s musical journey was shaped by the rhythms of his upbringing. Influenced by iconic figures such as Echo Toikumor, Barrister Smooth, Sunny Ade, and Fela Kuti, Elvis’s music reflects a blend of Highlife, Fuji, Afrobeat, and Hip Hop. His artistic philosophy revolves around the belief that music is a spiritual and universal language, allowing him to connect with audiences worldwide.

Beyond music, Elvis has made a mark in the Nigerian film industry, showcasing his talents in movies and series. His comedic prowess has led to numerous sold-out comedy shows across Nigeria, solidifying his status as a household name in entertainment. Now based in the UK, Elvis continues to captivate audiences with his infectious energy and dynamic artistry.

As an award-winning comedian and singer/songwriter, Elvis Poko demonstrates an innate ability to weave together music and comedy, promising even more exciting projects in the future. Keep up to date with all of his artistry using the links below and join him on his journey as he takes the music world by storm with ‘Waterside Boy.’

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