For over a decade, Fadeyi Oluwatosin, widely known as Fadeyi Lagos has been a staple of the Nigerian entertainment scene. Honored on the 30th of October by Nigeria Achievers Awards as Best Spotlight Talent Manager, Fadeyi Lagos exemplifies the caliber of backend executives that ensure that the public are introduced to some of their favorite music prodigy and talents. Fadeyi runs FLPRO LIMITED, a fast growing company that attends to the task of talent discovery and amplification. Located in Surulere- one of Afrobeats most famed breeding grounds, Fadeyi has worked with industry talents like Niniola, Clarence Peters , Akin Alabi, Busiswa, Sesan, Lady Du and Oskido to name a few.
Receiving his award at the swanky lounge of the Oriental Hotel, Fedeyi Lagos is more reflective than celebratory; ‘’I think to get awards are great, but what matters more is using that as a springboard to achieve even more’’ he intones.
Fadeyi Lagos grew up in Lagos. Amidst the hustle and bustle of Nigeria’s most famed city, he created a path for himself by investing in talents even before the globalization of music and entertainment in Nigeria. A front runner of the now coveted Afrobeats movement, Fadeyi Lagos has taken advantage of his experience and network to launch and sustain some of the industry’s brightest stars. He says of his motivation and drive- ‘‘I find satisfaction in seeing people reach the zenith of their potential. We are at the epicenter of African music here in Lagos and in Nigeria. We must find as many gems as possible, polish them till they become their brightest, and then gift them to the world. This is my motivation’’.
The Nigerian Achievers Awards recognizes the best of the entertainment industry. Also set to be named Africa’s Most Promising Talent Manager of the Year by Africa Honorary Award, Fadeyi Oluwatosin has been a shining light aiding the ascent of the industry’s biggest stars. He deserves his moment in the sun.