Bracket is a music duo (formerly trio) made up of Nwachukwu Ozioko aka Vast and Ali Obumneme aka Smash. Both hails from Enugu State and met at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, where they were students. Initially miming other people’s songs such as R. Kelly, Tupac and other American artistes at various entertainment venues the duo finally competed in Star Quest competition in 2002. Their ‘Least Expected’ album released in 2009 with hit track ‘Yori yori’ (which means sweetness in Igbo) brought them to the limelight with collabos with artists such as P-Square and J.Martins. Since then the group has acheived remarkable commercial success with their uplifting songs that have drawn nothing but love from radio personalities as well as a motley blend of audiences from far and near. Bracket is under the Ape Planet imprint, a new entertainment company run by young and enterprising Nwachukwu Mamah – established on April 13, 2006 with a branch in London. The company’s vision is to create an enabling environment for artistes to adequately express themselves. Bracket recently released an album ‘Cupid Stories’ (2011) with hit track “Girl featuring our young talented artiste Wizkid that has thrilled millions of fans all around the world.