“Groove is something you either have or you don’t, and if groove were water, you’d have to go to Michael Olatuja’s concerts with scuba gear.”
-Jazz Inside NY
What a curious cocktail of African music, jazz, soul, and gospel Michael Olatuja has cooked up on Speak.... Put it all together and it shows Olatuja to be an excellent composing talent with a great future.
-All Music Guide
Speak unquestionably speaks the potent language of music on a soulful level....highly recommended listening.
Speak is a stunning debut from a talented artist.
...a mix of hip hop, neo-soul, and sultry r&B/jazz that soothes the soul.
This cat, who's come seemingly out of nowhere, made a record that reveals a talent far beyond merely being able to pluck a four-stringed instrument....It's worth keeping tabs on Mr