a young man sitting on a stool holding a laptop

Since the birth of Afrobeat music, not many names have emanated from the ancient city of Kano. Yet, Mukhtar Ibrahim Muhammad, alias “Kingsmart”, doesn’t seem to view that as a deterrent. Having been born and raised in a conservative society that hitherto holds an unapproving stance regarding mainstream music, Kingsmart continues to burn the midnight oil, writing and recording songs with the hope that he carves a niche for himself in the Nigerian music scene.