Arikpo Lawrence Omini, also known as ARIKING is a pop rap and Afropop singer who hails from Nigeria. He is a songwriter, singer and writer. An all-round creative. Ariking has 16 siblings including Peace Magdalene, Victoria and Williams Omini. His musical journey started in 1999, when he released his very first Album “Nwokpama”. The song ‘Nwokpama’ was an instant hit that made a splash both in the church and the cultural circles especially in his home town of Ugep, Cross River State Nigeria.
After 20 years, in 2019, being rekindled by his passion for the music craft, he released a new single titled ‘I Like Her’. Since then, he has gone along to release more songs into the market such as ‘The World Going Around’ (2020), ‘We Are One’ (2020), ‘Einfach frei sein’ (2021), ‘No. 1’ (2021) and ‘Draw Closer’ (2021). In 2022, he decided to venture into the Afropop genre. The ground-breaking ‘Osokorro’ is his first afrobeat single celebrated by several of his peers. ‘No cool my temper’ was his follow up single in the same year. He aims to establish himself in the Afropop genre industry while looking to partnering, featuring and collaborating with the industry’s best in Nigeria and Africa.
He is currently resident in Germany where he pursues his lifestyle as a creative and entertainer. Since the demise of his father, he has devoted his life in service to God and people, in hopes to be the change he wants in society and give his society a touch of love and humanity it lacks. Coupled with his love for art and music, Ariking also has an invested interest in technology as he hopes to someday own a social media hub that could serve creatives in his industry and beyond.
Born on the 15th of October, 1985 to Lawrence Oden Omini and Florence Omini. Ariking is an advocate of equality and a firm believer in the equality of race, doing his craft to stand against any form of discrimination and racial favoritism. He’s a producer of a YouTube documentary short films called The World Teacher that highlights mysterious and supernatural existences in a human form that have helped and supported humans to shape our present world. It also shines a light at the blistering natural crisis such as climate change and diseases that besiege our world in repetitive cycles.
He is also the publisher of Wings and White Robes, Leopard King, The Shadow Flyers and Germany Has Fallen which are all on sale on Amazon and other platforms. He is also the Event Initiator and Chief Organizer of “Miss Culture Africa Germany”; a program that promotes the beauty of culture and art.
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