Abass Akande Obesere
(born January 20, 1965) also known by his stage name Omo Rapala
, is a Nigerian artist, Singer and record producer who is a native of Ibadan
, the largest city in Western Nigeria
. A popular Fuji
musician, Obesere forced his way into the limelight through his unusual music style and slangs usage that throws his fans into a frenzy. Following the paths of other successful musicians such as Sikiru Ayinde Barrister
, Obesere also has taken his own brand of Fuji music
all over the world. He was initially signed with Sony Music
but moved onto other labels after payment disputes. For most of his musical career, he had a long-time rivalry with K1 De Ultimate
who is also a popular Fuji musician.
He is currently signed with Mayors Ville Entertainment an artiste management firm, a subsidiary of Maxgolan Entertainment Group, a record company located in Lagos, Nigeria.
Alhaji Obesere survived a ghastly car accident at Ijebu-Ode in his Lexus jeep LX470 on his way to Lagos. The accident occurred on Sunday April 8, 2012 at about 7:30pm. Report had it that the artiste and 2 other passengers only sustained injuries and were immediately transferred to Orisunbare Hospital, Jakande Isolo, Lagos.