Music is Passion to me and the only way people can listen to my own perspective and life experiences. Sylvanus Okachi Akra (Jnr) with Double OT is a deep thinker, a native of Itega-okpame in Yala LGA, Cross River State, Nigeria. He recorded his first song with PaulLittle the producer in his hometown with his homeboy Face B as he was heavily motivated by the happiness music brings to him. Music answers most of the questions he ask himself and the experience he gets after every record is everything for him. He has made a lot of records remarkably with DJ OT One, AY Beats, Paddymusicbrand and more.
Double OT takes himself as his first fan as he enjoys his own music before any other person did, he’s his first critic.
Choosing Music as a career was easy for him as he had a full support from Father and his Mother was also happy about his choice.
He came from a family of 6, 2 sisters 3 other boys as he was the first boy child.
Aside music, Double OT likes Poetry, no wonder he writes his own songs and would consider music as his calling as he spends a lot of time writing and recording music.
“Double OT is resilience in his effort to translate his feelings and emotions through a sound that touches and changes the hearts and thinking of the broken and the strong fighting the ego of life. With his numerous life experiences he’s able to resound the idea of living and it’s true essence.”
The music industry is very competitive, even though Double considers himself as a non competitor in the industry as his only competition is himself. He tries to make music for hearts and souls of everybody worldwide. He’s not in a rush to make money from music because he knows it will come definitely.
His music transcends and is heavily infuse with conscious melodies and quotes to melt hearts. His genre is Afrobeat infused with rap and sometimes jazz, no wonder he revealed he’s heavily inspired by J Cole, he wished for a feature some day in life; Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Meek Mill internationally. He loves Burna boy and everything he does, Mayorkun, Zinoleesky and Baddo Olamide are all artists he loves and will someday love to work with.
Double OT deput 2022 with a hit single he titled Zombie as he explained the based of the song is on humility quoting one of the lyrics as “Follow who know road.”
Double is a brilliant artist and as he promises his come back into the music industry is for good.