Samuel Oguachuba a.k.a SAMKLEF is a talented music producer cum artiste signed to 1805 Entertainment. He is from Imo State, Nigeria but was born and bred in Lagos. As a producer, he has worked with names like Sunny Neji, Ruggedman, Durella, Wizkid, Skales, D’Prince (Mo’ Hits), Simisola, J Bryte, Emmsong, O’cube, Jahdiel, Vector, Mudina, to mention a few. He has also worked with several firms in the entertainment and advertising industries like Sound Factory, Flow Records, Smashers Records, Back 2 Black, Mindfalls and Exp & i360.
Life on the streets amidst the harsh survival conditions of the typical Nigerian ghetto toughened Samklef and gave him an opportunity to see life from different perspectives. This is very evident in his music where he shares his strong beliefs from the lessons he has learnt from the streets.Samklef spans several years in the entertainment industry and the outcome is vast experience, which can only be garnered by working with some of the best hands in every field.
His influences include international producers cum artistes – Timbaland and Kanye West, as well as his industry colleagues – Don Jazzy and Tuface Idibia. His mastery of the art of music production is evident on monster hits like Durella’s “My Life” (Enemies), Wizkid’s “Tease Me (Freestyle)” and “Don’t Dull”, and not leaving out Vector’s “Kilode” and D’Prince’s “Jonzing World”.
Samklef has successfully established himself as one of the best producers from this part of the continent. Not resting on his oars, he decided to explore and unveil yet another side of himself – an inspirational singer with a very strong passion for communicating God’s love and hope to humanity.He released his debut album titled “NONI” in 2010 and recently re-packaged and re-introduced it with an international edition titled “NONILIZING”, released in January 2011. Music lovers with a copy of the album will find tracks “Noni” and “Classic” off the ‘NONI’ album alongside new hot joints like “Labalaba” Ft. Skales, “Nonilizing”, “Molowo” and “Mi Ole Beru” Ft. Olamide and B’ranks. This project has also been backed with videos – “Noni” shot by Gini, “Laba Laba” and “Mi Ole Beru” (shot by Patrick Elis).The loaded album which features brilliant acts like Wizkid, D’Prince (Mo’ Hits), Iceprince, Vector, Skales, Olamide and others is hoisted on the pole of ACE-STAGE ENTERTAINMENT and is marketed and distributed by SAMMY VIBES ENTERTAINMENT.
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