Led by guitarist and vocalist Nelson Emokpae, Nelly’s Echo in addition has presented percussionist Daniel Booker, keyboardist Tony Correlli, guitarist Marcin Otrebski, drummer Barry Sherard, and bassist Tyler Sherard. The adult alternate pop/rock band, influenced by spirit music and modern singer/songwriters such as for example Jason Mraz, comes from Baltimore, Maryland, though Emokpae is usually a indigenous of Lagos, Nigeria. The 1st produces from Nelly’s Echo included the EP Live Like ‘N Have a good laugh (2007) as well as the record Secrets to a Content Lifestyle (2009). In 2012, Emokpae (as Nelly’s Echo) competed on NBC skill competition The Tone of voice, during its third period; backed by judge Christina Aguilera, he managed to get to the very best 64 but didn’t progress. Emokpae continuing touring and documenting with his music group. They self-released the record Trip in 2013.