Okapii

Live Act Pop Afro-Pop
Okapii - Pop Afro-Pop Live Act in Frederiksberg

Okapii Short Info

Okapii is a Copenhagen duo. 1/2 based in London
The group consists of producer and compose, Mads Oustrup (production, mixing, mastering) and Alex Rita (vocals, lyrics, production)

Taking Roots in the electronic realm, Okapii explores west african vibes through nordic inspired soulmusic.

Scandinavian Soul Music Award winner for 'Newcomer of the year 2013'

Mads and Alex met through a mutual friend, and realized they had musical chemistry instantly! Okapii was founded, and immediately they began working on an album together.

Their first release was "Don't Mind The Rain" in late 2012 with support from friends and the independent Music Label GreenShades Music. In Feb. 28 Okapii released their first Official Video to 'Don't Mind The Rain' which was filmed in the exotic location of Barbados whilst visiting Alexs' family.

Mads has worked on several projects as a sound engineer including; Quadrons first album, and mixing on Rhye's album. Mads has also lived in Ghana for one year working with different musicians from Ghana and Mali.
Most of the songs from Okapiis forthcoming album has emanated from small pieces and sketches Mads recorded during his stay in Ghana.

Videos

Don't Mind The Rain - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqYZLQNHNfo

Gattu -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPQimTDG94w

Okapii is a Copenhagen duo. 1/2 based in London
The group consists of producer and compose, Mads Oustrup (production, mixing, mastering) and Alex Rita (vocals, lyrics, production)

Taking Roots in the electronic realm, Okapii explores west african vibes through nordic inspired soulmusic.

Scandinavian Soul Music Award winner for 'Newcomer of the year 2013'

Mads and Alex met through a mutual friend, and realized they had musical chemistry instantly! Okapii was founded, and immediately they began working on an album together.

Their first release was "Don't Mind The Rain" in late 2012 with support from friends and the independent Music Lab...

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Past Gigs Okapii

  • 02 | 2014 London, UK The Roundhouse Rising Festival @ CDR:Sessions
  • 11 | 2013 Copenhagen, DK SOUNDesc Presents
  • 09 | 2013 Aarhus, DK Last Day Of Dome

Discography Okapii

  • 2013 Gattu Single | N/A
  • 2012 Don't Mind The Rain Single | N/A

Media

  • Video Okapii - Don't mind the rai...
  • Video Okapii - Gattu (Official Vi...
  • Video Redbull+Studios+-+OKAPII-HD

Origin

  • Frederiksberg DK

Founded

  • 2012

Members

  • Alex Rita Vocalist
  • Mads Oustrup Producer

Downloads / Press Releases