Bayo Adeeyo (AKA. Bayo Ododo) is a renowned young upcoming Nigeria folk music artiste and songwriter. His choice of career as a musician cannot only be attributed to his avid interest in folklore music but also his knack for musical instrument – piano. Bayo Ododo’s basic knowledge of piano at his tender age, and, in the space of time, as his dexterity in playing of keyboard developed rapidly and offered him wide experience in music, which invariably has hastened his journey in music career.
As the talent emerge so did its identity, hence his musical genre can be well captured as folk/soul music, which, according to him in one of his interview, centered on ‘preservation of Yoruba cultural heritage’ through his unique art of exposing people to ‘moral conduct, value of Yoruba culture, ethics of love and beauty of peaceful coexistence’.
Being an undergraduate student in Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), He released his first track in 2018, titled “IWALEWA” (Beauty Of Love) which was his first work that offered him recognition in the world of folk music!
Thereafter, he released so many tracks – “Amunimona”,
‘Ike’, ‘ise’, ‘irede’ and ‘je’alo’
etc of which most of the works attracted awards.
Bayo Ododo’s passion for music still remain the major force behind his progress in folk music as a career.