Nigerian mathematician Lawrence Udeigwe, who resides in New York, claims that his new song, “Today,” inspires listeners to make the most of each new day.
Even though he is a mathematician, the academic, who goes by the stage name Udeigwe, said he has put a lot of effort into growing his music career. He stated, “I released my first album in 2006 and formed my first band in Pennsylvania, USA, in 2007. It has been at least 16 years of slow but steady work.
“I used to release music under the pseudonym, ‘Lorens Chuno’. But in the past few years, I started to see the need to have a more encompassing name that encapsulates my personal, academic and artistic life.”
Speaking on the idea for the new song, Udeigwe said that it had a deep flavour of jazz and that he hoped his followers and music enthusiasts would enjoy the song’s traditional mash-up of afrobeats.
Even while Nigerian music was currently well-liked around the world, the academically-inclined performer said, there was still plenty that could be done. He stated, “In terms of danceable tunes, it occupies a good space. However, I think there is still a huge unoccupied space that Nigerian music could be filling. We are yet to tap into our potentials when it comes to listener-friendly and purely instrumental music.”
When asked if he would like to work with any well-known Nigerian singers, he responded, “I feel Ladipoe will be a good fit for a song I’m currently working on. I will also like to work with artistes such as The Cavemen, Tiwa Savage, Flavour and Niniola.