“Gaise Baba” – Akinade Ibuoye – is a polymath, an entrepreneur and an award-winning Afro-fusion artist who performs in Yoruba, English and the West African Lingo, Pidgin. He has a first degree in Economics and holds a diploma in Music Business from Berklee College of Music.

Beyond writing, recording and performing music, he is the founder of social impact platforms that serve youth audiences & communities, and the nation at large. Some of these include LightOut – an Initiative that tours High Schools, leveraging Music & Art to engage and support students in their educational, social and personal development, and has reached over 29,000 teenage and pre-teen students. He is also the founder of ARAMANDA – an Afro-Urban Music and Arts Festival that connects young Africans to alternative Christian sounds, genres and expressions. In December 2020, Gaise Baba founded Lounge464, a residency for his music, art and essence with his growing audience and community.

Widely referred to as Culture Architect, Gaise Baba travels the country and beyond, delivering outstanding musical performances and building a groundbreaking movement around his brand.

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