Maleek Berry

Maleek Shoyebi (born 11 August 1987), professionally known as Maleek Berry, is a British-Nigerian record producer and recording artist.[2] After his break into the spotlight in 2012, Maleek Berry was nominated as "Music Producer of the Year" at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. Maleek Berry has worked with prominent artists such as Wizkid, Davido, Wale, Fuse ODG, Runtown and Iyanya.[3][4][5] In 2017 he was nominated in the Best Male category of the annual MOBO Awards.[6]

Maleek Berry
Background information
Birth nameMaleek Shoyebi
Also known asPapito
Born (1987-08-11) 11 August 1987 (age 33)[1]
South London, United Kingdom
Genres
Occupation(s)record producer, singer, songwriter, audio engineer
InstrumentsDigital Audio Workstation, Vocals, Keyboards
Years active2007–present
Labels
  • Berry's Room
Associated acts
Websitemaleekberry.com

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Title Album
2013 "The Matter" (featuring Wizkid) Non-album single
"Love You" (featuring Wizkid) Non-Album Single
"New Bounce" (featuring Wizkid & Phenom)
2014 "Feel Me" (featuring Wizkid)
2015 "One Life" (featuring Wizkid)
"For My People" (featuring Sneakbo)
2016 "On Fire"[7]
"Kontrol" Last Daze of Summer (EP)
"Eko Miami"(featuring Geko) Non-Album Single
2017 "Bend It" Non-Album Single
"Been Calling" First Daze of Winter (EP)
"4 Me"
"Pon My Mind"
2018 "Sisi Maria"
"Gimmie Life"
"Love You Long Time" (featuring Chip)
"Doing U"
"Wait"
2019 "Flashy"

As featured artistEdit

Year Title Album
2014 "All For You" (Banky W featuring Maleek Berry) Non-album single
2015 "They Know (Wan Mo)" (IKES featuring Maleek Berry)
2016 "Dem Hail" (Mazi Chukz featuring Maleek Berry)
"See My Baby" (Zafi B featuring Maleek Berry)
"Facetime (Remix)" (Fresh L featuring Naeto C & Maleek Berry)
2017 "Early in the Morning" (Juls featuring Maleek Berry & Nonso Amadi) Leap of Faith
"Juice"(YCEE featuring Maleek Berry) The First Wave
"One Call Away" (Legendury Beatz feat., Maleek Berry) Afropop 101
"Lifestyle" (Ajebutter22 featuring Maleek Berry) What Happens in Lagos
2018 "Confidence"(Raye featuring Maleek Berry, produced by Nana Rogues) Side Tape
"Love Can Do" (Legendury Beatz featuring Maleek Berry) Non-album single
"Sit Back Down" (Not3s featuring Maleek Berry)
2019 "See You Again" (MHD feat Maleek Berry)
"Show Me Mercy (IYKZ featuring Maleek Berry)
"Immortal" (Simi featuring Maleek Berry) Non-album single
"Turn Me On" (Mut4y featuring Maleek Berry) Non-album single
"Feelings" (Sarkodie featuring Maleek Berry) Non-album single
"Zulu Screams" (GoldLink featuring Maleek Berry & Bibi Bourelly)
Diaspora

Guest appearancesEdit

Title Year Artist(s) Album
"Bambi Too (Remix)" 2017 Jidenna, Quavo, Sarkodie N/A
"Take the Lead"[8] 2018 Chip, Kranium, Ten10
"Dabebi" 2018 Mr Eazi, King Promise N/A

Production discographyEdit

Year Song Artist(s) Album
2011 "Carolina" Sauce Kid (featuring Davido) Non-album single
2012 "Video" Davido Omo Baba Olowo
"Enter the Centre"
"For You" Davido (featuring 2face Idibia)
"The Warrior" IKES (featuring Davido) Non-album single
2013 "The Matter" Wizkid
"Love You"
"Let it Go" IKES
"My Way" Wande Coal Wanted
"Outro (Love Music)" Wizkid Non-album single
"Just Say Go" Tyson Noir
2014 "Faith" DJ JoeNel (featuring BM Baby)
"Plan B" Wande Coal
"Shine" SiNZU
"All For You" Banky W
"Finito" Iyanya
"Baby Hello" Wande Coal Wanted
"Murder" Wizkid (featuring Wale) Ayo
"Ye Play" Fuse ODG Non-album single
2015 "Amin" Wizkid
"Nonso" D'Prince (featuring Reekado Banks)
"LEYLA (Remix)" Angel (featuring Fuse ODG, Seyi Shay & Wande Coal)
"Ati Dé" Naeto C
"We Ball" Wande Coal Wanted
"African Lady"
"Plenty Love"
"Lowkey"
"Kpono" Wande Coal (featuring Wizkid)
"Walahi" Runtown Ghetto University
"Phantom" BOJ (featuring Runtown) Non-album single
"Let Me Love You" Runtown Ghetto University
"Talk For Me"
"Lagos to Kampala" Runtown (featuring Wizkid)
"Sarki Zaki" Runtown (featuring MI & Hafeez)
"Show Me" Moelogo Non-album single

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award ceremony Prize Recipient Result Ref
2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Music Producer of the Year Himself Nominated [9]
2017 MOBO Awards Best Male Act Nominated [10]
Best African Act Nominated [11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Adesida, Olumide (11 August 2015). "Join us to wish Wizkid's producer Maleek Berry a happy 28th birthday!". Nigeria Entertainment Today. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  2. ^ Adesida, Olumide (11 August 2015). "A biography of Maleek Berry: the man who's making timeless music". Nigeria Entertainment Today. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  3. ^ Haliwud (18 April 2013). "Wizkid's 'Star Boy Entertainment' Signs Maleek Berry". Information Nigeria. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  4. ^ Abulude, Samuel (2 April 2016). "Wizkid Collaborates With Runtown in Lagos To Kampala". Leadership Newspaper. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Interview: Maleek Berry". Retrieved 27 April 2016.
  6. ^ "2017 MOBO AWARDS NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED! | MOBO Organisation". beta.mobo.com. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ Kameir, Rawiya (14 April 2016). "Afropop Renaissance Man Maleek Berry Drops A New Track". The Fader. Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  8. ^ "Ten10 by Chip". iTunes (UK). Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  9. ^ Abimboye, Micheal (31 May 2014). "Pop duo, Skuki, reject Nigerian Entertainment Awards nomination". Premium Times. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  10. ^ Ndeche, Chidirim (17 October 2017). "Maleek Berry Nominated For MOBO Awards' Best Male Act". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  11. ^ "Maleek Berry Lands MOBO Awards Nomination – See Full List Of Nominees – Notjustok". notjustok.com. 17 October 2017. Retrieved 19 October 2017.

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