COBHAMS

cobhams

Biography

Cobhams Emmanuel Asuquo is a song writer/ music producer and recording artist who actually started his professional training as a lawyer, before retracing his steps to the yearning of his heart, which is doing music. The Nigerian musician who was born-blind on the 6th of January 1981 hails from Calabar, Cross Rivers State in South-South Nigeria. He got married to Ojuolape Veronica Olukanni in 2011.

In 2005, Cobhams was signed onto International label Sony ATV London as a songwriter, also worked as Head of Audio Productions for Questionmark Entertainment before setting up as CEO/ Head of Productions of CAMP (Cobhmas Asuquo Music Productions) which had the likes of Bez and became the first artist to be have an album ‘Super Sun’ released on the label in 2011.

The name Cobhams is associated with musicianship and top quality and this is evidenced in the long list of names he has worked with amongst which are Banky W, Omawunmi, Faze, Ego, Darey, Mo Chedda, Praiz, Omolara. He has arranged music and performed with International bands as ‘The Harare International Festival of Arts’, ‘AFA Sponsored French Culture Centre Concert, Johannesburg, MTV’s 100th Channel (MTV Base) Abuja. He has also won a host of awards both locally and internationally.

Production Discography (Selected Songs)

Great Nation and Wish me Well – Timi Dakolo

Asa (Album) – Asa

Super Sun (Album) – Bez

Kedike – Chidinma

If you ask me- Omawunmi

Lagi Mo – Rooftop Mcs

Not the Girl - Darey

Ego – Djinee

Cry- Modenine

Escalade – Darey

Catch Cold – Maintain

 

Singles

Ordinary People

Awards (Selected)

Headies Best Vocal Performance (Male) 2014

Producer of the Year Future Awards 2006 and 2009

Producer of the Year Headies 2007 and 2008

Producer of the Decade NMA 2008

LEAP Africa 2007

Favorite Quote:

‘Throw away your old bank statements, keep your old love letters’

 

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