Born in North London, OKAPI is a live band, formed in November 2013 whilst all it's members were studying at music college. Bringing together a mixture of influences they have created a hybrid genre of Soul.

2014-15 saw them playing various famous London venues such as The O2 Academy2 Islington, The Bedford, Hootananny Brixton and The Brooklyn Bowl, to name but a few.

Their song “Hopeless” have been played on BBC Introducing. In 2015 OKAPI have undertaken a tour of The Netherlands and played in Altersonic Festival.

They have also just recently been selected by Converse Rubber Tracks to record in Kore Studio with Al' O'Connell, best known for his work with Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars.