July 13, 2018 · 6:18 pm

Featured Friday: Tunde Olaniran, a Distinct and Intriguing Voice in Music and Activism

His newest single, "I'm here" was released on July 13. Check it out!

By Kelly Johnson

Tunde Olaniran is a stand out talent in music and has been lauded by the likes of NPR as a “playful multi-hyphenate provocateur who sings, raps, writes and choreographs from a vast well of creativity.” His incredibly distinctive musical style and artistry have led to far-reaching recognition and accolades.

Olaniran’s genre-bending sounds can be described as progressive, experimental and transfixing. And, his music and performances have generated praise from well-known media outlets like NPR, the New York Times, and Pitchfork, to name a few.

He has collaborated with popular Detroit-based artists such as Flint Eastwood and Mona Haydar, and went on tour this year with the white-hot Sleigh Bells. Olaniran’s new singleI’m herehas been released today, and his second album “Stranger” will be released on October 5. You can follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. And if you really want a treat, listen to his repertoire on Spotify.

Olaniran hails from Flint, Mich. — where he still resides — and he’s not only popular in his hometown for his music, but also his activism. He most recently published his insightful perspective on the water crisis in Flint in the Washington Post.

With the help of Sensai, he aptly uses social media to spark conversations around clean water, race, and music. And, he also uses these channels to showcase his music, fashion, and performances.

Sensai has assisted him in gaining 1,500 new, real Instagram fans since he signed up last year.

Here are a few of his recent compelling posts:

Olaniran uses Sensai to find trending hashtags that will help him join important conversations and drive engagement with his audience.

And, he also uses the AI-driven recommendations to optimize his posts to broaden his reach.

Visit Sensai, to learn more about how an affordable A.I.-powered platform can help you improve your social presence.