Bright Ukpabi, known professionally as Mr. Dutch is a Nigerian Afro-Pop singer, songwriter and producer who bridges the gap between Africa and the world with his catchy melodies and rhythmic sounds. Making waves in the music industry, Mr. Dutch burst onto the scene in 2017 and has since amassed a faithful following and produced a string of hits, including powerful collaborations such as E No Finish featuring Grammy-winning Burna Boy, Fire Down with pop-heavyweight Reekado, and Just Like That featuring East Africa’s finest Lava Lava.
Also known for his alter-ego, Afro Cyborg, the character makes an appearance in several music videos and upcoming projects. The Afro Cyborg represents the voice inside your head that offers encouragement and support, you can do and be anything you want to be. Afro Cyborg is the sound of freedom, greatness and liberation.
As Afro-Pop continues to dominate music styles worldwide, Mr. Dutch believes his music will educate listeners on a culture deep-rooted in West Africa’s sound and its beats with the ebb and flow of everyday life. Mr. Dutch’s Afro-Pop sound retains a distinctly Nigerian identity, reflective of his upbringing, whilst fusing it with inspirations from his stay in South Africa. Mr. Dutch represents not only Nigeria but Africa as a whole. His music evokes a colourful Afrofusion feeling, drawing inspiration from live fuji music, highlife, American funk and jazz to serenade fans worldwide,
With the release of his latest single, Azul, in 2022, Mr. Dutch’s music continues to climb streaming platforms, and the singer’s push for global stardom is stronger than it’s ever been.
He is finally here with new single ‘Zambo’ featuring Luddy Dave. Check it out below.