A Jos based upcoming artist, Simon Smith Segak popularly known as Lyrical Dr Smith was signed by an Abuja based musical record label M.O.S.S. The signing of the contract ceremony took place in Jos the Plateau State Capital.
President of the record label Mr. Donald ‘Maacdi’ Mbaka revealed that the choice of Lyrical Dr.Smith is as a result of his potential as a natural artist and his unique talent needs to be heard globally.
Maacdi maintained that the deal is for the period of 3 years which is subject to renewal adding that the artist is to produce 2 musical albums within the time frame of the agreement.
Lyrical Dr Smith said “I consider this opportunity as an avenue to explore my potential to the world and I promise my fans out there that you are going to hear more of me more often”.
Lyrical Dr Smith whose real name is Simon Smith Segak hails from Pankshin LGA, a presenter with Unity FM 93.3 in Jos raps in both English and Hausa started music at the age of 7.
Speaking about himself, Lyrical Dr Smith said “I use to beat our dining table, empty milk can miming rap songs when I was 7 and later joined a music performing /dance group called ‘The Lords Ship’. The group consists of 5 members and what we basically do in the group is singing and dancing in churches when invited, birthdays, naming ceremonies. I was the rapper in the group”.
In 2008 Smith won a rap battle and was given a free session by first wave and SUKASOUNDS to produce a song titled: Shining Bright. In 2015 Jeremiah Gyang featured Smith on his song ‘DanGata (Meaning Royalty)’. The song is currently trending nationwide.
Smith went further to say he sees his contract signing with the M.O.S.S record label as an open door to what he cherish doing in life, as well as fruits of his hard labor and determination over the years.