Alex Chukwu, known by his stage name Xander 042, has worked with several top artists and continues to create the classic afro highlife fusion
Texas, United States – Alex Chukwu, popularly known by his stage name Xander 042, is a US-based Nigerian artist and songwriter who is bringing a new wave of music into the Nigerian music space with his Afrobeat music. He delivered hits such as Overload, Egwumaramma, Chop-Life and Biafra.
Xander 042 considers Bob Marley and Michael Jackson his role models and has worked with several top artists during his career. “I discovered my passion for music very early on, but it was not an easy road for me. I started my musical career in a church choir and created a personal studio today. It’s a survival game, and only the strongest survive. I hung on to wrestling, and that’s where it got me,” said Xander 042 from Africa, born in 042 Enugu State in Nigeria.
The Nigerian music industry is growing exponentially and Xander 042 is carving out a niche for themselves with their melodious afro highlife classical fusion music. He invested himself in learning the basics of singing, such as perfecting his voice and producing his compositions to bring his creation to life.
“Part of refinement is raising your level so that you become marketable. For example, for someone who has a talent for singing like me, you need to take vocal training and learn to play at least one musical instrument. Then have good dress sense and put on your thinking and creative hat to compose beautiful songs,” said Xander 042, whose music has appealed to Africans and top players in the industry, especially in the world of music. ‘company.
Xander 042 is currently working with “Low Rock Entertainment International”, an American company based in Texas. It provides a platform for young talents to reach a wider audience with their music. He strongly believes in honing and nurturing his talent through constant practice.