MASTERKRAFT

Sunday Ginikachukwu Nweke from Lagos, Nigeria is popularly known in the music industry as Masterkraft. Boasting a medley of genres ranging from gospel, soul, jazz, R&B, afrobeat and highlife - Masterkraft’s leadership in production is a major contributor to the success of many A-list Nigerian artistes including Flavour, Banky W, Wizkid, Solid Star and Bracket.

He returns on Coke Studio Africa 2017 to produce a superstar combo like no other. The takents include the American platinum star, singer, songwriter and dancer Jason Derulo as the show’s international guest star, and from Africa: Dela (Kenya), Rayvanny (Tanzania), Bebe Cool (Uganda), Mr. Bow (Mozambique), Falz (Nigeria), Joey B (Ghana), Betty G (Ethiopia), Jah Prayzah (Zimbabwe), Shekhinah (South Africa), Locko (Cameroon) and Denise (Madagascar).

The multi-talented music producer is also a DJ, recording artiste, band director, pianist and songwriter. As a producer, his expertise has lined up several tracks on popular award ceremonies, with albums including Blessed by Flavour (nominated at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards for Best Album of the Year 2014), That Kind Guy by Dvyne (nominated at the National Gospel Awards 2014), Super Star by Wizkid (Winner Best album of the Year at The Headies 2012).

Other artistes he has worked with include Eldee, Jaywon, J.Martins, Sound Sultan, Lynxx, Sammie Okposo, Stella Damascus, Capital F.E.M.I, The Pulse and Busta Rhymes among others. He also serves as CEO of his music production firm, Masterkraft Beats. But he’s never just the big boss; he has also served as a Band Director for several artistes, DJs and bands including Flavour, Tim Godfrey and The Xtreme Crew (a frontline gospel contemporary group in Nigeria).

Starting a career in music at the age of 11, Masterkraft’s journey can only be described as successful.