Basketmouth Announces Third Studio Album: “Uburu” Release Date and Collaborations


Renowned comedian and rapper, Basketmouth, whose real name is Bright Okpocha, has thrilled fans with the revelation of his upcoming third studio album.

Building on the remarkable success of his previous two albums, Basketmouth, also known as Bright Okpocha, is a multifaceted entertainer who has garnered fame as a comedian, rapper, and producer.

As 2023 draws to a close, music enthusiasts can anticipate the arrival of another musical masterpiece from this talented artist.

“Uburu”: Basketmouth’s Third Studio Album Set for October 2023 Release

The anticipation continues to build as Basketmouth unveils the title and release date of his eagerly awaited third studio album.

Titled “Uburu,” the album is scheduled for release in October 2023.


With his proven track record of delivering captivating performances, Basketmouth is poised to captivate listeners once again with this upcoming musical endeavor.

Star-Studded Collaborations Await

“Uburu” is not only a testament to Basketmouth’s creative prowess but also a collaborative effort that features some of the biggest names in the African music industry.

The album’s lineup includes renowned artists such as Falz, Shatta Wale, Peruzzi, boj, Timi Dakolo, Reminisce, Duncan Mighty, Laycon, lojay, and more.

This impressive ensemble of talents is sure to infuse the album with a diverse range of musical styles and flavors, promising an unforgettable listening experience for fans and newcomers alike.

Social Media Buzz and Artwork Reveal

Basketmouth has harnessed the power of social media to generate excitement around his upcoming music project.


Through various social media platforms, he shared the captivating artwork for “Uburu,” generating anticipation and curiosity among his followers and fans.

This strategic move has effectively built momentum for the album’s release, further cementing Basketmouth’s reputation as a savvy entertainer who knows how to engage his audience.

A Journey of Musical Evolution

Basketmouth’s musical journey has been marked by significant milestones.

In 2014, he established the record label Barons World Entertainment, demonstrating his commitment to nurturing emerging talent in the industry.

In November 2020, he graced his fans with the release of the highlife album “Yabasi,” which served as a soundtrack for the series “Papa Benji.”


Featuring collaborations with artists like Ladipoe, boj, The Cavemen, Bez, Waje, Duncan Mighty, Flavour, and Phyno, the album was a testament to Basketmouth’s ability to seamlessly blend genres and styles.

Continued Success with “Horoscope”

Building on the success of “Yabasi,” Basketmouth released the album “Horoscope” in 2022.

This album featured an array of guest artists, including Johnny Drille, Simi, M.I Abaga, Buju, Peruzzi, Oxlade, Reekado Banks, Falz, Magnito, Illbliss, Dremo, and Flavour.

The collaboration and innovation evident in “Horoscope” further solidified Basketmouth’s position as an artist who consistently pushes boundaries and explores new artistic frontiers.

As the release date of “Uburu” approaches, fans can look forward to another chapter in Basketmouth’s musical journey, one that promises to showcase his evolution as an artist and entertainer.


With his knack for captivating audiences and his dedication to crafting exceptional music, Basketmouth’s third studio album is undoubtedly a release to watch out for in 2023.

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