ABOUT ORIRI MUSIC
music from the Soul
Oriri was born in Nigeria. He got his start in music as a keyboard player for his fathers afro highlife band. He spent many years composing and recording original music with his fathers Ulele Power Sound group and always wanted to do the same with other musicians.
The Soulhouse Crew was formed in early 2018 in Culver City, California and is made up of musicians with diverse international roots.
Oriri (Guitar, Vocals) as already stated was born in Benin City, Nigeria in West Africa. Natsumi (keys) is a Japanese classical trained pianist. Nick (Bass) is a first generation Argentine American with a music degree from Cal State LA. Andre (Drums) is a multi-instrumentalist from Minneapolis and Adam (Guitar) is California native with strong roots in Mexico. This chance union of diverse musician makes the groups message of love and human connection strong as evident in their songs “Color Blind” and “Benin to Memphis”.
Oriri and The Soulhouse Crew will be playing a blend of Afro Rock, Soul and Ska music with influence from Fela Kuti, Bob Marley and all the millions of sounds they have come across in the world. “We look forward to sharing a fun time with you filled with relatable song themes and soulful reflective melodies to go with it”