Collins Ero, better known as Preachermafioso or Yoso is a Nigerian musician and songwriter. Born on Aug 7th in the mid 80’s, he is a younger twin in a family of 5.
Yoso’s journey in into music started at a very young age. In the early 90s his father also an ardent music lover would play tons of Vynl Records from legends like Cool & the Gang, Fela Kuti, Marvin Gaye, Johnny Nash, Michael Jackson, Bongos ikwe, Jimmy Rex Lawson,
In 1993 an older cousin introduced Yoso to the phenomenal Hiphop group from Cleaveland, at the time signed under Easy-E’s Ruthless Record; Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. Christopher Wallace, Tupac Amaru Shakur, Jay-Z Fugees, Nas, Kirk Franklin etc, were all icons that went on to deeply
influence his style of music. A Christian and youth mentor, the death of his baby sister and twin brother Chris or Chrixtox left a huge dent in YOsO, this which is mostly reflected in the content of his songs. (Life, Struggles, Purpose, Salvation, Death ) Yoso as fondly called by fans, is known for his distinctive blend of smooth rap and deep witty lyrical content and undisputed knack for Afrobeat. Like his other songs iNvincible which he teamed up with Raspy of the Swanballaz Crew relays up-close and personal experiences, following Preachermafioso’s relocation to the US.
Toro is a feel good dance track that relates overcoming against all odds. from an African perspective, It narrates and celebrates ordeals of thriving against all odds
The acronym translates Through• Omega•Resist• Oppression T•O•R•O