Versatile boy band Dice Avenue are the newest addition to the incredibly talent ridden Nigerian music industry and it appears they have vocal tricks to unleash that the industry may have needed for over two decades now.
The 4-man band is a combination of over 18 years of musical practice and involvement composed of band members Delta stateUnilag graduate of Economics & pianist Chukwuka
“JUDE” Frederick, Benue state Business Admin graduate of Unilag& singer/songwriter Edwin Terlumun “ED” Yisa, Anambra state professional graphic artist & singer/songwriter Onyedikachi “HENRI” Oknokwo and AkwaIbom Choir trainer, singer/ songwriter DonatusNsima “DON”Effiong;they met while singing as choristers in the St Agnes Catholic Church, Lagos.
The name Dice Avenue represents the dynamism of the group in its ability to deliver smooth, high quality tunes of various music genres and the greatest pride of its members is their ability toread and interpret score music, so the team composes all their music.
Dice Avenue was formed in 2013 and ventured into mainstream music same year participating in the auditions for X-Factor Nigeria, they didn’t progress past the final auditions but the group went on to performing and miming songs of other Artistes within and outside their environment
for 2 years, before recording their first single “One Life” in 2015.In October 2017, they recorded a follow up single “BiyeBiye”performing before various.
On 1 st of Dec 2017, the group released a Christmas song "Afro Christmas" which played on major radio stations like Max FM, Beat 97.9 Ibadan, WFM etc Set to serenade music loving fans in Nigeria, and the rest of the world, Dice Avenue release this uniquely boy-band styled cover to Reekado banks single “Like” featuring Nigerian Hip Hop Queen & songstress Tiwa Savage.
The cover flows from the original with a smooth blend of acapella vocals likened to sounds heard from international bands like boyz to men and Nsync; the band credit Reekado&Tiwa in that same unique flow.
Dice Avenue’s philosophy is to combine hard work and persistence as well as willingness to improve their collective craft.
Listen and Download Dice Avenue “Like” cover below: