ARTICLE: ICON OF THE WEEK

As part of our ways of entertaining everyone, we have decided to bring to Us the ICON of the WEEK, A genius, a musician, a producer, by the name OLABODE OJUMU, let Us meet the great MAN!

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PROFILE/BIO
BODE OJUMU A.K.A- BordRay,Baba.

CONTACT DETAILS

Fb : Bode Ojumu
Twitter: @bordray
Instagram: #bordray
BB: 5C27AB3F
Phone: +234 803 560 0845

 

QUICK FACTS
OCCUPATION – Music Producer,Musicologist,Synthesizer,Sound Engineer,Brand /Artistes Manager
EDUCATION- Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife,Osun State,Nigeria
DISCIPLINE- Computer Engineering
PLACE OF BIRTH- Ikoyi, Lagos
Born in the Late 70s

ORIGIN– Akoko,Ondo State
Bode Ojumu is the Founder/CEO Soundlab Recording Studios & Bord Records, a record label that produces general music and manages artistes, both gospel and secular, with mastery in all genres of music. His keyboard skills helped turn Bord Records songs like “Omo naa” by Raphkam and “Let it Reign”into huge hits.

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SYNOPSIS
Bode Ojumu was born in Ikoyi, Lagos in the late 70s. After moving to Akure,Ondo State with his parents in 1984, Bordray became a founding member of Praise Creation and Youth For Christ, a National bound gospel and psychedelic musical group. However, Bordray, surmounting the downturns of these groups, continued to work as a successful musician, producer and writer.
He sits and presides on the management board of Soundlab Studios established in the late 90s, with over 15 staff members. On record, Bode Ojumu has produced over 600 artistes spanning close to 5,000 songs.
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Bordray trained as a classical organist and pianist during his childhood,teens and early adulthood, and after studying Computer Engineering at the Obafemi Awolowo University began to move his musical career to platforms in and out of the state where he resides, which gave him arguably the award of the best music synthesizer in Ondo state. He has worked severally as the main sound engineer in various musical concerts, live recording and choral events and currently still sound checks for Ondo State Government’s  main monthly praise concert “Divine Agenda”.

No doubt, Super-producer Bode Ojumu has stamped his indellible imprints on the music scene.His production has helped create career-defining hits for so many artistes in the Nigerian Music industry.Bordray, whose musical influences cross cultural lines, has also been sought by diverse Nigerian superstars whose music similarly knows no boundaries, from pop stars, to R&B,contemporary gospel.

“You can accomplish anything you put your mind to if you stay persistent and disciplined,” explains the driven and dedicated Bode, an innovator of sound who continues to set popular tastes while adventurously expanding his musical palette.

Married to DideOlu with a boy Irewole who is fast becoming a musicologist.

 


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