Who is Laolu Senbanjo
Laolu Senbanjo, also known as Laolu NYC, is a Nigerian artist who currently lives in Brooklyn. He is a singer, songwriter, musician, and human rights lawyer and activist.
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The idea at the basis of his art is that everything can become a canvas on which he can paint and express himself. His Sacred Art of the Ori Yoruba body paint ritual features on Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’, and he has also collaborated with important artists such as Alicia Keys and Lupita Nyongo, as well as with several international newspapers such as NY Times, Vogue, BBC.
He is considered the inventor of the Afromysterics genre, which means the mystery of the African thought pattern.