His earlier musical influences included Shalamar, Kool and The Gang, Roger Troutsman, Fela Anikulapo Kuti and others.
Tha Suspect grew up listening to different genres of music and was greatly inspired by the Funk era.
His earlier musical influences included Shalamar, Kool and The Gang, Roger Troutsman, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, King Sunny Ade and others.
As he grew older, he became part of several musical groups namely the Brotherhood and later on a gospel group called Tha Praise Brothers.
He went on to hone his production and song writing skills, alongside notable producers like Dr Frabz, ID Cabasa, Puffy Tee and others.
Tha Suspect’s sound is a blend of afrobeat and hiphop, coated with humour and socially charged messages. His production credit till date includes first class acts like M.I, Terry G, Frank D Nero, Kel, Rooftop mcs, Illbliss Dat Ibo Boy, Durella, Alaye (UK), Blak Twang (UK), Ice Prince, Teeto Ceemos, Sasha, Zee, Blaise,Eva, Ghetto P, Vector, Str8 Butta, etc.
Happy birthday Suspect!