Nicolas Georgakis, professionally known as Niki Tall, is a versatile musician of Greek-German origin. He has gained notable recognition and widespread acclaim for his profound affinity for African music, particularly Nigerian compositions. As a multifaceted artist, Niki Tall showcases his talents as a singer, songwriter, DJ, and music producer.
Niki Tall’s musical journey significantly turned in 2008 when he made a remarkable impact with his cover of the song “Gongo Aso” by 9ice. This cover catapulted him into the spotlight and began his affinity for Nigerian music.
Renowned for his renditions and remakes of popular songs by Nigerian artists, Niki Tall has become a prominent figure in the Nigerian music scene. His dedication to the craft is evident in the quality and authenticity he brings to his covers, resonating with the Nigerian audience and earning him widespread fame.
Beyond covers, Niki Tall is actively involved in collaborations with Nigerian artists, further solidifying his connection with the country and its vibrant music culture. His commitment to establishing a genuine and lasting bond with Nigeria is reflected in his plans for future collaborations, showcasing his love and appreciation for the country’s rich musical heritage. He has worked with a few Nigerian artists, including Shalipopi, Young John, Nasboi, and others.
In addition to his solo endeavours, Niki Tall has seamlessly integrated into the Nigerian music industry, collaborating with notable stars in the local scene. His willingness to collaborate demonstrates his musical versatility and genuine respect and admiration for the talents within the Nigerian music landscape.
In interviews, Niki Tall has openly shared how Nigerian music played a pivotal role in propelling him into the limelight in Germany and internationally. The cultural exchange facilitated through his music has contributed to bridging gaps and fostering a deeper appreciation for Nigerian music on a global scale.