Florida based artist Okito drops off the funky and cool new single “3AM” alongside the an innovative, interactive music video. Representing Orlando specifically Okito takes us on ride with “3AM” lead by high smooth but distorted vocals and uptempo groovy drums. An “ode to booty calls” Okito has enough sauce to make Bill Bellamy jealous. On the Official Music video Okito takes us on a wild night, rewinding the previous night’s event through a trail of text messages. “3AM” on it’s own stands firm a single but the visuals adds a whole new appeal and entertainment. With Netflix-type quality Okito is hilariously cool showing potential as actor and obvious talent as a musician. A one of Florida’s most innovative artists Okito has recently received press from National Press from outlets including All Hip Hop, Okayplayer, Wax Poetics, and more! With over a decade over releases already under his belt Okito is no rookie to the game but still one of 2020’s best kept secrets. Press play on “3AM” and also be sure to look out for Okito’s debut release Dystopian Heart available September 14th on all digital streaming platforms.
Orlando, FL-based Okito was raised on an eclectic diet of soul and world music. The child of Guyanese immigrants, whose passions included calypso and poetry, Okito’s musical upbringing would go on to inform his genre-defying blend of Blues, Reggae and Hip Hop.
Over the past decade, Okito has established himself as a fixture in the Orlando music scene, performing around the city and lending his worldly aesthetic to expertly crafted productions – tracks that have gone on to receive press on WaxPoetics, Okayplayer and PopMatters. He released 3 EPs alongside soul singer Moziac, was a founding member of the collective Doxside Music Group, and was formerly known as Synopse before embracing the uniqueness of his birth name and embarking on his new musical fusion.
Okito’s debut LP, Dystopian Heart (due out September 14th), is an ode to his roots, marinated in a deep nostalgia for the past, even incorporating the ‘aura’ of 50’s and 60’s Rock and Roll which played in the halls of his childhood home. These auditory memories, coupled with a recent breakup, resulted in an outpouring of effortlessly sophisticated compositions that would come to make up the LP – material flush with old school cool and new school swagger.