Abass Akande Obesere, also known as Omo Rapala, is a native of Ibadan, the largest city in Nigeria. A popular Fuji musician, Obesere forced his way into the limelight through his "vulgar" songs, which openly touch on issues that are considered taboo in the conservative Yoruba community. Following the paths of other successful musicians such as Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, Obesere also has taken his own brand of Fuji music all over the world. He was initially signed with Sony Music but moved onto other labels after payment disputes. He is currently signed with Mayors Ville Entertainment an artiste management firm,a subsidiary of Maxgolan Entertainment Group, a record company located in lagos, Nigeria.