Okayafrica sits down with 'Afromysterics' artist Laolu Senbanjo ahead of Nike Air Max Con NYC.
I first met Laolu Senbanjo almost a year ago to this day in Austin, Texas. He was about to hit the stage at SXSW 2015 as an unknown known in a showcase that also included Gyptian and Charles Hamilton. Back then, Laolu was a struggling Brooklyn-based afro pop musician who mentioned he also does art. Now he’s a world class painter. Sure, his music’s struggled. But that’s just one drawback of becoming a favorite artist to the stars–Black Coffee included–and the new face of Equinox gyms.