“Ojibo Afrobeat” is an afrobeat/afrojazz/high-life music band from Vilnius, Lithuania founded by Gediminas Stankevičius, Karolis Levarauskas and Arūnas Blažys in 2018. In January 2020 the band released their debut album “Ojiboland” which also happened to be the first afrobeat album from Lithuania and one of the first ones from Eastern Europe music scene. In 2021 the collective released their first international collaboration, a single called “Igobi Keke” featuring the Kenyan artist “Makadem”. The end of the year was marked with a new EP “Transitions”. The band is planning on releasing another full length album sometime in 2022.
Quickly after release album aired locally well known radio stations “LRT Opus”, “Start FM” in Lithuania and received many positive reviews from Belgium, France, Brazil, Argentina and United States as well as music people from Lithuania. Only positive feedback was received from well known african culture and afrobeat music ambassador in Belgium Benjamin Tollet a.k.a DJ Mukambo who featured “Ojiboland” in his popular radio podcasts. “Ojibo Afrobeat” on stage is an open-hearted act which shares positive energy and good vibes. During live performances this combination rarely leaves the audience without a proper party.