Mr Eazi, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is the pioneer of Banku Music, a fusion sound he describes as the mixture of "Ghanaian bounces, Ghanaian highlife, Nigerian chord progressions, and Nigerian patterns. Mr Eazi released his debut mixtape, About to Blow, in July 2013. He gained an international audience following the release of the 2015 single "Skin Tight". Mr Eazi also inked a record deal with Wizkid's Starboy Entertainment in May 2016. His second mixtape, Accra to Lagos, was released in 2017. Mr Eazi won Best New Artist and Special Recognition Award Music Video Africa at the WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards in 2016.