Raphael Akpan popularly known as Raphyabasi is a world-class bassist-composer and producer from Nigeria, West Africa. His versatility in music cuts across different genres such as Afro-pop, pop, Hip hop, soul, RnB, gospel and jazz. His debut single ‘AFROWAY’ which he featured his own brother Eronzb, is already making airplay.
Raphyabasi has worked and performed with some amazing international artist such as Yemi Alade (Nigeria) Salif Keita(Mali) Ladysmith blackmambaso (south Africa) Maleek Berry(UK) Darey Art Alade (Nigeria) Seyi Shay (Nigeria) Chidinma (
Recently in 2018, he toured Europe, USA, Caribbean, Canada, Africa and also performed for Emmanuel Macron President of France on his visit with Nigeria award-winning artist Yemi Alade.