Born Olasunkanmi Wasiu Ayinde Marshal but popular know by his stage name K1 De Ultimate , is a Nigerian Fuji musician undoubtedly one of the most famous and bankable in the Fuji scene. K1 De Ultimate one of the most respected Fuji artiste in Nigeria who introduced the genre to the sounds of keyboards, saxophones and guitars. He has been in the entertainment industry for many years and among those Fuji stars that created the niche for all other Fuji musicians to follow.
His full name in the Fuji Music World is "The King of Fuji Music: Wasiu Ayinde Adewale Omogbolahan Olasunkanmi Anifowoshe K1 De Ultimate", born March 3, 1957 in Agarawu area of Lagos Island . K1 De Ultimate was born on the Lagos Island — though an indigene of Ogun state. His father is from Ijebu Ode while his mother is from Ilupeju in Ondo state. His was a polygamous home. According to him, growing up in Lagos Island was much fun then. He says so much has changed since then.
“I remember that we didn’t usually lock our doors, even through the night and nothing would happen. It was the same in all the neighborhood. We all lived like a family; we cared for other people’s property.
“A lot of people have lost their focus on Lagos Island compared to what it used to be then. It was much secure, unlike what we are seeing now.”
“My contemporaries are all educated and are doing well. We all grew up together and we believed in one another.”