Oluwatosin Olufemi Alabi known professionally as 705, is a Nigerian artist and producer. Born in Surulere Bankholemoh, Lagos, Nigeria. Raised by his grandparents, he moved to London in 2001. He started making music at the age of 15 whilst in school, the young artist would participate in small free-styling and rap battling sessions with friends and fellow pupils.
After realising his passion for music he went on to study music technology at college and is currently still studying music technology mixing and mastering at university.
Influenced by so many great artists and musicians, 705 gains knowledge from everywhere as music is a universal language. Artists such as King sunny Ade, Fela kuti, Michael Jackson, Tupac, 50 Cent, Wiz Kid, Wande Coal and D’Banj are a few of the great influences in the young producer's music and life. He has performed at numerous events including open Mics, private functions and has shared the stage with numerous acts like Naira Marley, Radar Stanna, D’jonez, Passmark and many others. 705 prides himself on bringing energy to the stage every time, and the crowds always react to him in an amazing way that has to be seen to be believed. He has collaborated on tracks with artists Passmark, Dayo Chino and Djonez.
Expect to hear a fusion of African afrobeats, R&B and Hip-Hop Music when listening to 705's music, a mixture he likes to call afro-fusion, infusing his African heritage with his western knowledge.
705 recently released his track 'LOA' feat Boyodre as well as the latest infectious 'Gbese' track which was taken from his forthcoming EP titled '7 O’clock' which was released on the 7th of November 2019.
705 is definitely one to watch out for the future, expect some quality releases being delivered from this rising star.