ENT NEWS: Nasiim (Biography)

Nasiim a budding R & B star, respected and acclaimed in the Northern music scene in Nigeria and eyeing a spot on the national level was born ISA MIKE UMORU on the 3rd of September.  He is a native of Auchi in Edo State.

He began a professional career in music way back in 2002.  From childhood, he developed a passion for singing because he was inspired by his late brother who also sings but died in 1998.  

The name ‘Nasiim’ is gotten from the first alphabet of every member of his family “NA” for Nana Aisha, his mother “S” for Salamatu his sister, “I” for him Isa, the second “I” for Innocent his late brother and finally “M” for his dad Mike.

In 2006, while in the University of Jos for a diploma programme, he continued his music 

career on the side.  In 2008, he auditioned for Zain tru search in Jos where he came top ten regional finalists and he was also among Glo Naija Sings 2010 top ten regional finalist  in Kano.

In 2009, he released a  single titled “Oti po gon” produced by Mekoyo which rocketed his career and end up as R&B/Pop Rock Artist. His role model is R. Kelly and Luther Vandross.

He recorded “Dan maliyo”, “Tear Drop”, “I Want To Live Long” featuring Classiq to add with a video shoot for his single teardrop. Danmaliyo and Tear Drop produced by Mo dogg while “I Want To Live Long” was produced by Supersoniq

Nasiim won the award, BUK Artist of the Year 2010, PMAN/NSEA Hottest single of the Year 2013, AREWA RNB video of the Year 2013,AMMA music evolution of the 2015 – he has stepped on stage with the likes of Denrele, burna boy, 2face Idibia, wande coal, iyanya and iceprince among others.

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