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Name:Lil Kesh
Real Name: Keshinro Ololade
Date of Birth:14th March, 1995
State of Birth: Lagos State
State of Origin: Lagos State.
Occupation:Music artist,songwriter.
Lil Kesh, Rapper and Record label Owner of YAGI Records

Keshinro Ololade,is a Nigerian Rap artist, singer and song writer popularly known by his stage name Lil Kesh.

Keshinro Ololade ( Lil Kesh ) was born to Yoruba parents in Bariga, Lagos State. He had his primary and secondary school education at Stockbridge College, Bariga. Lil Kesh took interest in dancing before he settled for music.

His Music carer started in 2012 and thereafter shortly rose to fame after his chart-topping song titled "Shoki" which rose to critical acclaim from music critics and was widely played at various clubs, radio stations across Nigeria.

Born and raised in Bariga, a densely populated suburb of Lagos State, Lil Kesh was signed on the Olamide's Music record Label YBNL on a two years recording contract, during which the music artist released several hit songs like "Lyrically" "Shoki" e.t.c.

Lil Kesh refused to signed a renew recording contract with YBNL records after the contract expired in April 216 and is currently signed under his own Label, YAGI Records (YAGI is an acronym for "Young and Getting it" ), with support from his former boss, Olamide, The new Label was disclosed to fans on April 26, 2016, via Instagram that he has established his own label imprint called YAGI Records.

 Lil Kesh on 2 April 2014, signed his first music contract with YBNL Nation.

The release of "Lyrically", a single that quickly became popular in Nigerian Universities pushed the artist to the spotlight and made him famous among young Nigerians. In 2015, he was nominated in the Best New Act to Watch category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

Through YBNL Nation, Lil Kesh released "Shoki", a song which got him nominated in the Best Street-Hop Artiste category at The Headies 2014 while "Shoki Remix" which featured guest appearances from Olamide and Davido got nominated in the Hottest Single of the Year at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.


On 23 February 2015, Lil Kesh released a song titled "Gbese" ,produced by Young Jonn  with video featuring appearances from duo of music artist, Skuki.11 June 2015, he was nominated in the Best New Act to Watch category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and went on to be nominated at the 2015 Headies Award for Next Rated.


On 17th March,, 2016, Lil Kesh released his debut studio album titled Y.A.G.I which was positively received. The album features guest appearances from notable music acts including Olamide, Phyno, Davido, Adekunle Gold, YCEE, Wale, Viktoh and Patoranking.

Lil Kesh Biography, Nigerian Rapper and singer

Name:Lil Kesh
Real Name: Keshinro Ololade
Date of Birth:14th March, 1995
State of Birth: Lagos State
State of Origin: Lagos State.
Occupation:Music artist,songwriter.
Lil Kesh, Rapper and Record label Owner of YAGI Records

Keshinro Ololade,is a Nigerian Rap artist, singer and song writer popularly known by his stage name Lil Kesh.

Keshinro Ololade ( Lil Kesh ) was born to Yoruba parents in Bariga, Lagos State. He had his primary and secondary school education at Stockbridge College, Bariga. Lil Kesh took interest in dancing before he settled for music.

His Music carer started in 2012 and thereafter shortly rose to fame after his chart-topping song titled "Shoki" which rose to critical acclaim from music critics and was widely played at various clubs, radio stations across Nigeria.

Born and raised in Bariga, a densely populated suburb of Lagos State, Lil Kesh was signed on the Olamide's Music record Label YBNL on a two years recording contract, during which the music artist released several hit songs like "Lyrically" "Shoki" e.t.c.

Lil Kesh refused to signed a renew recording contract with YBNL records after the contract expired in April 216 and is currently signed under his own Label, YAGI Records (YAGI is an acronym for "Young and Getting it" ), with support from his former boss, Olamide, The new Label was disclosed to fans on April 26, 2016, via Instagram that he has established his own label imprint called YAGI Records.

 Lil Kesh on 2 April 2014, signed his first music contract with YBNL Nation.

The release of "Lyrically", a single that quickly became popular in Nigerian Universities pushed the artist to the spotlight and made him famous among young Nigerians. In 2015, he was nominated in the Best New Act to Watch category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

Through YBNL Nation, Lil Kesh released "Shoki", a song which got him nominated in the Best Street-Hop Artiste category at The Headies 2014 while "Shoki Remix" which featured guest appearances from Olamide and Davido got nominated in the Hottest Single of the Year at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.


On 23 February 2015, Lil Kesh released a song titled "Gbese" ,produced by Young Jonn  with video featuring appearances from duo of music artist, Skuki.11 June 2015, he was nominated in the Best New Act to Watch category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and went on to be nominated at the 2015 Headies Award for Next Rated.


On 17th March,, 2016, Lil Kesh released his debut studio album titled Y.A.G.I which was positively received. The album features guest appearances from notable music acts including Olamide, Phyno, Davido, Adekunle Gold, YCEE, Wale, Viktoh and Patoranking.


Name:Darey
Real Name: Dare Art Alade
Date of Birth: 9th February 19xx
State of Birth: Lagos State
State of Origin: Lagos State.
Occupation:Music artist,songwriter.

Darey, Nigerian music artist

Dare Art Alade  is a son of late iconic Jazz music pioneer and entertainer an award-winning recording music artist,voice over artist,entertainment consultant,Television presenter, singer-songwriter,has anchored several awards and events and one time Nigerian Idol series judge.

Darey Art Alade was born in Nigeria's ever busy city of Lagos on February 9th to popular Nigerian Jazz pioneer Art Alade and Olapeju Alade.

Young Darey (Dare) dicsovered his talent for music at an early age, performing with several church choirs and on a larger scale the National Troupe of Nigeria Choir and the Cathedral Choir.


While performing in one of those late night sessions Dare met an executive at one of Nigeria's leading radio station, Cool FM, who appreciated his voice and style of delivery, and his ability to interact with his audience.

Young Darey began shuttling between Cool FM having the opportunity to acquire the basic knowledge of radio production and marketing and the University of Lagos where he was studying for a degree in Music, and was a member of the defunct acappella group, Chordwebs.


Darey's big break to stardom was as a contestant during the 2004 edition of Project Fame Academy, a well renowned Reality TV show and continent-wide talent hunt where he emerged third in the contest.

The fit achieved from emerging 3rd place winner at the famous music television reality show, Project Fame Academy opened up the way and provided Darey the Needed exposure for his music career


Darey's debut album 'From Me 2 U' between 2006/2007 on Storm Records label, after a failed record deal with Sony BMG Africa. The album had several hit singles, such as 'Fuji' and 'Escalade' and enjoyed massive airplay in the Nigerian and international media radio and television stations.

The top selling album also included the song, 'Original Naija' which was used as the theme song for the first ever edition of Big Brother Nigeria.
Darey with wife Deola


Darey's album, 'From Me 2 U' won several awards including the Awards for Musical excellence in Nigeria (A.M.E.N)[2] and the 2006 Channel O Music Video Awards for best R&B Video in Africa.[3]

2008: Project Fame West Africa[edit]
In 2008, Darey spent several months as the host of a music based reality show 'Project Fame West Africa, a show in which he was a contestant in 2004 and had received his first continental fame in the South Africa edition.


in 2009 the second albulm titled unDAREYted was released, selling an official record number of 150,000 copies in its first 2 months of release under his own recording label, Soul Muzik.


 The album had in appearances fellow Nigerian music artis and friends: Cobhams Asuquo (Aṣa's producer),Naeto C, 9ice, Tee-Y Mix, 2face Idibia, and Pheel.

The critically acclaimed music compilation had the smash hit ballad "Not The Girl," which has been nominated for several awards and won video of the year at the 2009 Nigerian Entertainment Awards held in Washington DC.

the albulm unDAREYted caught the attention of the African American Music business legend Dick Griffey, who is credited with discovering and influencing the music careers of artists such as Babyface, L.A. Reid, Dr  Dre, The Whispers and Shalamar. Dick Griffey offered to executive-produce Darey's third album which was to break Darey further into the U.S and international markets but unfortunately he died before the project could be completed.


In 2010, Darey performed at high-profile shows in many cities across the World including Nairobi, Johannesburg, Abuja, Lagos and other major African cities, including a special concert with R&B legend R. Kelly in South Africa and the This Day Peace Concert Tour in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, which had 50 Cent and Ciara as headliners. On request of the President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, he was invited to perform at the presidential villa in an exclusive dinner to commemorate the Country's 50th independence Anniversary. At the event, which was broadcast live to over 200 million viewers across the world, he performed a medley of 50 songs with his 15-piece band, "Soul band" to a room filled with several African presidents and past world leaders.

Darey was the main host of Gulder Ultimate Search 2011 and Glo Naija Sings reality shows in February 2013.

Darey alongside his soul Muzik label team Produced one of the biggest shows Nigeria has ever seen,titled: Love Like A Movie in February 2013 which had  red carpet hosted by Kim Kardashian as well as the highly successful release of the music video, "Asiko" featuring Jozi and Ice Prince.

In May 2013 Darey released a new single, Special Fever, produced by internationally acclaimed producer Harmony. He signed on as an ambassador to Unilever's popular beverage drink – Lipton in 2013


Darey released the best aclaimed hit singles "pray for me' featuring the Soweto Gospel choir of South Africa in 2015.

Darey Art Alade is married to Deola Art-Alade and are blessed with 2 kids.

Darey Dare Art Alade biography, Music artist,Producer, Song writer

Name:Darey
Real Name: Dare Art Alade
Date of Birth: 9th February 19xx
State of Birth: Lagos State
State of Origin: Lagos State.
Occupation:Music artist,songwriter.

Darey, Nigerian music artist

Dare Art Alade  is a son of late iconic Jazz music pioneer and entertainer an award-winning recording music artist,voice over artist,entertainment consultant,Television presenter, singer-songwriter,has anchored several awards and events and one time Nigerian Idol series judge.

Darey Art Alade was born in Nigeria's ever busy city of Lagos on February 9th to popular Nigerian Jazz pioneer Art Alade and Olapeju Alade.

Young Darey (Dare) dicsovered his talent for music at an early age, performing with several church choirs and on a larger scale the National Troupe of Nigeria Choir and the Cathedral Choir.


While performing in one of those late night sessions Dare met an executive at one of Nigeria's leading radio station, Cool FM, who appreciated his voice and style of delivery, and his ability to interact with his audience.

Young Darey began shuttling between Cool FM having the opportunity to acquire the basic knowledge of radio production and marketing and the University of Lagos where he was studying for a degree in Music, and was a member of the defunct acappella group, Chordwebs.


Darey's big break to stardom was as a contestant during the 2004 edition of Project Fame Academy, a well renowned Reality TV show and continent-wide talent hunt where he emerged third in the contest.

The fit achieved from emerging 3rd place winner at the famous music television reality show, Project Fame Academy opened up the way and provided Darey the Needed exposure for his music career


Darey's debut album 'From Me 2 U' between 2006/2007 on Storm Records label, after a failed record deal with Sony BMG Africa. The album had several hit singles, such as 'Fuji' and 'Escalade' and enjoyed massive airplay in the Nigerian and international media radio and television stations.

The top selling album also included the song, 'Original Naija' which was used as the theme song for the first ever edition of Big Brother Nigeria.
Darey with wife Deola


Darey's album, 'From Me 2 U' won several awards including the Awards for Musical excellence in Nigeria (A.M.E.N)[2] and the 2006 Channel O Music Video Awards for best R&B Video in Africa.[3]

2008: Project Fame West Africa[edit]
In 2008, Darey spent several months as the host of a music based reality show 'Project Fame West Africa, a show in which he was a contestant in 2004 and had received his first continental fame in the South Africa edition.


in 2009 the second albulm titled unDAREYted was released, selling an official record number of 150,000 copies in its first 2 months of release under his own recording label, Soul Muzik.


 The album had in appearances fellow Nigerian music artis and friends: Cobhams Asuquo (Aṣa's producer),Naeto C, 9ice, Tee-Y Mix, 2face Idibia, and Pheel.

The critically acclaimed music compilation had the smash hit ballad "Not The Girl," which has been nominated for several awards and won video of the year at the 2009 Nigerian Entertainment Awards held in Washington DC.

the albulm unDAREYted caught the attention of the African American Music business legend Dick Griffey, who is credited with discovering and influencing the music careers of artists such as Babyface, L.A. Reid, Dr  Dre, The Whispers and Shalamar. Dick Griffey offered to executive-produce Darey's third album which was to break Darey further into the U.S and international markets but unfortunately he died before the project could be completed.


In 2010, Darey performed at high-profile shows in many cities across the World including Nairobi, Johannesburg, Abuja, Lagos and other major African cities, including a special concert with R&B legend R. Kelly in South Africa and the This Day Peace Concert Tour in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, which had 50 Cent and Ciara as headliners. On request of the President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, he was invited to perform at the presidential villa in an exclusive dinner to commemorate the Country's 50th independence Anniversary. At the event, which was broadcast live to over 200 million viewers across the world, he performed a medley of 50 songs with his 15-piece band, "Soul band" to a room filled with several African presidents and past world leaders.

Darey was the main host of Gulder Ultimate Search 2011 and Glo Naija Sings reality shows in February 2013.

Darey alongside his soul Muzik label team Produced one of the biggest shows Nigeria has ever seen,titled: Love Like A Movie in February 2013 which had  red carpet hosted by Kim Kardashian as well as the highly successful release of the music video, "Asiko" featuring Jozi and Ice Prince.

In May 2013 Darey released a new single, Special Fever, produced by internationally acclaimed producer Harmony. He signed on as an ambassador to Unilever's popular beverage drink – Lipton in 2013


Darey released the best aclaimed hit singles "pray for me' featuring the Soweto Gospel choir of South Africa in 2015.

Darey Art Alade is married to Deola Art-Alade and are blessed with 2 kids.


Name:Lara George
Date of Birth:
State of Birth: Lagos State
State of Origin: Lagos State.
Occupation:Gospel Music artist,songwriter,Music Producer.

Lara George is a popular Nigerian Gospel Music singer, Producer and songwriter who became famous following the release of her debut album titled "Forever In My Heart" released in 2008 and having hit single Ijoba Orun (a Yoruba Word meaning; Kingdom of Heaven). Her Other hit songs includes, Hallelujah, Ko ma si (There's nobody like our God),oba ogo, dansaki among others.

An Architect by Profession, Lara George was born to the Family of Oluwole Bajomo in Lagos state, Nigeria. She had her secondary Education at Queens college, Yaba, After which she then proceeded to The University of Lagos,Akoka Yaba following her admission to study Architecture.

Her Journey to Music started when she was still at University of Lagos, where she joined the University Fellowship choir on campus. Lara George later joined the now defunct Gospel music group, called Kush, with fellow members Dapo Torimiro,TY Bello,and Emem Ema. she enjoyed great success and endorsement following the success and acceptance of her debut album in 2008, she was nominated at the Nigerian music awards for Voice of the year, which she went on to win and also in 2011 she was awarded Female Gospel artist of the year 2011 at the African Gospel Music Awards.

Lare George is happily married to her husband Mr Gbenga George and her both blessed with two children, Adeola George and Tiaraoluwa George.


Lara George biography, Gospel music artist


Name:Lara George
Date of Birth:
State of Birth: Lagos State
State of Origin: Lagos State.
Occupation:Gospel Music artist,songwriter,Music Producer.

Lara George is a popular Nigerian Gospel Music singer, Producer and songwriter who became famous following the release of her debut album titled "Forever In My Heart" released in 2008 and having hit single Ijoba Orun (a Yoruba Word meaning; Kingdom of Heaven). Her Other hit songs includes, Hallelujah, Ko ma si (There's nobody like our God),oba ogo, dansaki among others.

An Architect by Profession, Lara George was born to the Family of Oluwole Bajomo in Lagos state, Nigeria. She had her secondary Education at Queens college, Yaba, After which she then proceeded to The University of Lagos,Akoka Yaba following her admission to study Architecture.

Her Journey to Music started when she was still at University of Lagos, where she joined the University Fellowship choir on campus. Lara George later joined the now defunct Gospel music group, called Kush, with fellow members Dapo Torimiro,TY Bello,and Emem Ema. she enjoyed great success and endorsement following the success and acceptance of her debut album in 2008, she was nominated at the Nigerian music awards for Voice of the year, which she went on to win and also in 2011 she was awarded Female Gospel artist of the year 2011 at the African Gospel Music Awards.

Lare George is happily married to her husband Mr Gbenga George and her both blessed with two children, Adeola George and Tiaraoluwa George.



Name: Cobhams Asuquo
Also Known as: Cobhams
Date of Birth: January 6th, 1981.
State of Birth: Jos, Plateau state.
State of Origin: Calabar,Nigeria.
Occupation:Songwriter,Music Producer,Singer.

A trained Lawyer by profession, but took up music as a full time job, majoring in classical,Jazz and traditional music genre. He attended the Kings College Lagos and Pacelli school for the Blind.

Cobhams Asuquo is one of the most outstanding and prolific Music producer in Nigeria, working with and Producing several hit songs for top Nigerian Music artist, such as ASA, Bez Idakula,Timi Dakolo,Omawunmi,Waje,Dare art Alade,Rooftop MCs,Djinee,Olu Maintain,Mode 9,Ego,Banky W,the EME Boss among others.

He was head of Audio productions at Question mark entertainment studio, before setting up his own Music recording studio in 2006, called CAMP (Cobhams Asuquo Music Productions)

Cobhams became a household name in Nigeria following the success received by the release of ASA's international debut album in 2007, which he Produce and co-wrote some of its hit tracks such as jailer and fire on the mountain.

His music Productions company, CAMP saddled with the responsibility of discovering and helping African talents in music grow, signed Bez Idakulu,a fast growing alternative soul singer, whose debut album 'Super Sun' was listed in Boston Globe's top ten best "World Music" albums in 2011. Bez unique quality style of Music coupled with great knowledge of Cobhams Asuquo was an instant success in Nigeria and beyond.

He released his much anticipated song as a singer on January 1, 2014,titled 'Ordinary People'. The song enjoyed several air plays across all music stations in Nigeria,his delivery of the song was exceptional and expected from someone with deep knowledge in music.

He has performed in several shows and international event and concert, such as Nigeria Week in Paris,French Cultural Center Concert with Asa and Angelique Kidjo,Harare International Festival of Arts,MTV Base Africa launch in Abuja.

Cobhams Asuquo got married to his wife Ojuolape Veronica on 2nd December 2010 and are both blessed with a son.

He has won several awards and nomination, namely:
The Future Awards 2006 (Producer of the Year)
(NMA) Nigeria Music Awards in 2007 won Producer of the decade.
(NMA) Nigeria Music Awards in 2008 won Producer of the decade.
Honoured for his “Creativity, Fortitude & Exemplary Leadership In the Music Industry” at LEAP Africa Award 2007.
Hip-hop World Awards(Now The Headies) 2007 and 2008 won Producer of the Year.
The Partnership Awards 2008 for “supporting the Worship For Change Concert”
One Gospel Awards 2008 for 'Gospel Composer/ Writer of the Year' 
The Future Awards 2009 (Producer of the Year).

Though Cobhams is visually challenged, he has achieved a fit in Music production in Nigeria and beyond that many can only dream  and wish for, speaking during a BBCNEWS interview section, the gifted Producer spoke on the advantages of being blind. In 2012 he spoke also on the gift of blindness at the TEDxEuston

in a CNN interview here's what he said, “Being blind has played an integral role in forming who I am and I think to some extent is responsible for my optimism; When you feel there’s nothing more to lose — if you want to work towards anything, you probably will want to work towards gaining and I think that’s what being blind has done for me.”





Cobhams Asuquo biography,Awards

Name: Cobhams Asuquo
Also Known as: Cobhams
Date of Birth: January 6th, 1981.
State of Birth: Jos, Plateau state.
State of Origin: Calabar,Nigeria.
Occupation:Songwriter,Music Producer,Singer.

A trained Lawyer by profession, but took up music as a full time job, majoring in classical,Jazz and traditional music genre. He attended the Kings College Lagos and Pacelli school for the Blind.

Cobhams Asuquo is one of the most outstanding and prolific Music producer in Nigeria, working with and Producing several hit songs for top Nigerian Music artist, such as ASA, Bez Idakula,Timi Dakolo,Omawunmi,Waje,Dare art Alade,Rooftop MCs,Djinee,Olu Maintain,Mode 9,Ego,Banky W,the EME Boss among others.

He was head of Audio productions at Question mark entertainment studio, before setting up his own Music recording studio in 2006, called CAMP (Cobhams Asuquo Music Productions)

Cobhams became a household name in Nigeria following the success received by the release of ASA's international debut album in 2007, which he Produce and co-wrote some of its hit tracks such as jailer and fire on the mountain.

His music Productions company, CAMP saddled with the responsibility of discovering and helping African talents in music grow, signed Bez Idakulu,a fast growing alternative soul singer, whose debut album 'Super Sun' was listed in Boston Globe's top ten best "World Music" albums in 2011. Bez unique quality style of Music coupled with great knowledge of Cobhams Asuquo was an instant success in Nigeria and beyond.

He released his much anticipated song as a singer on January 1, 2014,titled 'Ordinary People'. The song enjoyed several air plays across all music stations in Nigeria,his delivery of the song was exceptional and expected from someone with deep knowledge in music.

He has performed in several shows and international event and concert, such as Nigeria Week in Paris,French Cultural Center Concert with Asa and Angelique Kidjo,Harare International Festival of Arts,MTV Base Africa launch in Abuja.

Cobhams Asuquo got married to his wife Ojuolape Veronica on 2nd December 2010 and are both blessed with a son.

He has won several awards and nomination, namely:
The Future Awards 2006 (Producer of the Year)
(NMA) Nigeria Music Awards in 2007 won Producer of the decade.
(NMA) Nigeria Music Awards in 2008 won Producer of the decade.
Honoured for his “Creativity, Fortitude & Exemplary Leadership In the Music Industry” at LEAP Africa Award 2007.
Hip-hop World Awards(Now The Headies) 2007 and 2008 won Producer of the Year.
The Partnership Awards 2008 for “supporting the Worship For Change Concert”
One Gospel Awards 2008 for 'Gospel Composer/ Writer of the Year' 
The Future Awards 2009 (Producer of the Year).

Though Cobhams is visually challenged, he has achieved a fit in Music production in Nigeria and beyond that many can only dream  and wish for, speaking during a BBCNEWS interview section, the gifted Producer spoke on the advantages of being blind. In 2012 he spoke also on the gift of blindness at the TEDxEuston

in a CNN interview here's what he said, “Being blind has played an integral role in forming who I am and I think to some extent is responsible for my optimism; When you feel there’s nothing more to lose — if you want to work towards anything, you probably will want to work towards gaining and I think that’s what being blind has done for me.”






Name: Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola 
Stage Name: DJ Cuppy
Birthday: 11 November, 1992 .
State of Birth: Lagos State
State of Origin: Epe,Lagos State.
Occupation:DJ,Music Producer.
Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola a.k.a DJ Cuppy
Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola a.k.a DJ Cuppy

Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, a.k.a Dj Cuppy is the Daughter of One of Nigeria's Oil magnate, billionaire, Femi Otedola.

Dj Cuppy was born in Ilupeju Lagos, into the Family of Nana and Femi Otedola, she is one of the 3 children of Mr Femi Otedola. Her other siblings are Temi Otedola and Olawunmi Christy Otedola.

Cuppy had her early primary Education in Lagos Nigeria, Before moving to London for her General Certificate of Secondary Education, (GCSE).

She is a graduate of Business and Economics from Kings college London, where she graduated from in July 2014.She is Presently studying for her master's degree in Music Business in New York University,USA.

Dj Cuppy's Music career and Disc Jockey started at the age of 17, while studying in the United Kingdom where she plays at different clubs.

She was named Resident Dj at the annual MTV Africa Music Awards 2014 held in Durban, a coastal eastern city in South Africa.

Her achievements in the year 2014 includes:
- Release of her debut music mix compilation, titled "House of Cuppy" which was released in July 2014 and later launched on 2nd September 2014 in New York, where the music Dj currently resides.
- Launched Red Velvet, a music management and content production group.
-she was named Tourism ambassador on 17th April,2014 by the Nigerian Minister of Tourism,culture and National Orientation, Edem Duke for one of its campaign "Fascinating Nigeria" aim at promoting tourism potentials in Nigeria.

In 2015, She was featured in the Cover of January release of Guardian life Magazine.

She also performed at the 2015 Oil Barons charity held in Dubai, making her the first African art, to have performed at that stage.

Florence "Cuppy" Otedola is presently an intern at American Rap artist,Jay-Z's Roc Nation label.

House of cuppy II, her second mix compilation was released in 2015.

Florence Otedola 'Dj Cuppy' Biography

Name: Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola 
Stage Name: DJ Cuppy
Birthday: 11 November, 1992 .
State of Birth: Lagos State
State of Origin: Epe,Lagos State.
Occupation:DJ,Music Producer.
Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola a.k.a DJ Cuppy
Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola a.k.a DJ Cuppy

Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, a.k.a Dj Cuppy is the Daughter of One of Nigeria's Oil magnate, billionaire, Femi Otedola.

Dj Cuppy was born in Ilupeju Lagos, into the Family of Nana and Femi Otedola, she is one of the 3 children of Mr Femi Otedola. Her other siblings are Temi Otedola and Olawunmi Christy Otedola.

Cuppy had her early primary Education in Lagos Nigeria, Before moving to London for her General Certificate of Secondary Education, (GCSE).

She is a graduate of Business and Economics from Kings college London, where she graduated from in July 2014.She is Presently studying for her master's degree in Music Business in New York University,USA.

Dj Cuppy's Music career and Disc Jockey started at the age of 17, while studying in the United Kingdom where she plays at different clubs.

She was named Resident Dj at the annual MTV Africa Music Awards 2014 held in Durban, a coastal eastern city in South Africa.

Her achievements in the year 2014 includes:
- Release of her debut music mix compilation, titled "House of Cuppy" which was released in July 2014 and later launched on 2nd September 2014 in New York, where the music Dj currently resides.
- Launched Red Velvet, a music management and content production group.
-she was named Tourism ambassador on 17th April,2014 by the Nigerian Minister of Tourism,culture and National Orientation, Edem Duke for one of its campaign "Fascinating Nigeria" aim at promoting tourism potentials in Nigeria.

In 2015, She was featured in the Cover of January release of Guardian life Magazine.

She also performed at the 2015 Oil Barons charity held in Dubai, making her the first African art, to have performed at that stage.

Florence "Cuppy" Otedola is presently an intern at American Rap artist,Jay-Z's Roc Nation label.

House of cuppy II, her second mix compilation was released in 2015.

Name: Frank Edwards
Also Known as:Frank Ugochukwu Edwards 
Date of Birth: July 22,1990.
State of Birth: Enugu State.
State of Origin: Enugu State.
Occupation:Nigerian christian Songwriter,Singer and Gospel artist.
Frank Edwards picture
Frank Edwards


Frank Edwards is a Nigerian Gospel music artist with the extraordinary singing vocals and good use of music instrument. He took the Gospel Music industry in Nigeria by storm with his debut album released under honesty Music in 2008, Titled; Definition, which had a 14 track to its credit.

Young Frank Edwards started out his music career at a tender age, learning to play musical instrument such as the keyboard, drums and building on his singing and songwriting ability.
Frank Edwards with mother
Frank Edwards with Mum. Image Credit: Ngozi kanwiro blog

His singing ability is so melody and exceptional that it makes it appealing to youths and even older minds to fall in love with his music. Though Edwards sings gospel, but his music is able to get to a wider audience of even non Christians as it has mix of hip hop,blues,Rock and great beats you can't but help to dance to.

After rising to music fame in 2008, Frank Edwards has since continue to grow his talent and career, having released 4 album so far to his credit, these includes, Definition,released in 2008, Second album,titled Angels on Runway, released in 2010,Unlimited released in 2011 and Late in November of 2011 he released his 4th studio album, TAGJAM.

This great music artist has performed alongside several Nigerian gospel music artist such as, Sinach,Joe Praise,TB-One,Nathaniel Bassey,Henrisoul,Bomah and a host of others. He is a member of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome's Christ Embassy, where he serves as a music minister.

Awards won by him includes: Best Gospel Rock artist at 2011 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Best Male Vocalist and best hit singles awards presented at love world awards 2012. Also in 2012 he won 3 awards at the Nigeria Gospel music awards for best male vocal,song of the year and male artist of the year.

He owns Rocktown Records Label, which has signed gospel artist like Gil Joe,Devine,David,Soltune,Nkay among others.

He shared same music stage with renowned Gospel artist and songwriter Pastor Donnie Maclurkin at the 2014 Edition of THE EXPERIENCE, a annual gospel music concert hosted by House on the Rock Church. The Rocktown music label CEO is also reported to be into a collaboration project with renowned gospel worship singer, Don Moen.

Songs Video
1. Okaka

2. Onye


3. Live concert at the Experience 2014.

 see more pictures of Frank Edwards below

Frank Edwards

Frank Edwards

Frank Edwards biography, Nigerian Gospel Musician

Name: Frank Edwards
Also Known as:Frank Ugochukwu Edwards 
Date of Birth: July 22,1990.
State of Birth: Enugu State.
State of Origin: Enugu State.
Occupation:Nigerian christian Songwriter,Singer and Gospel artist.
Frank Edwards picture
Frank Edwards


Frank Edwards is a Nigerian Gospel music artist with the extraordinary singing vocals and good use of music instrument. He took the Gospel Music industry in Nigeria by storm with his debut album released under honesty Music in 2008, Titled; Definition, which had a 14 track to its credit.

Young Frank Edwards started out his music career at a tender age, learning to play musical instrument such as the keyboard, drums and building on his singing and songwriting ability.
Frank Edwards with mother
Frank Edwards with Mum. Image Credit: Ngozi kanwiro blog

His singing ability is so melody and exceptional that it makes it appealing to youths and even older minds to fall in love with his music. Though Edwards sings gospel, but his music is able to get to a wider audience of even non Christians as it has mix of hip hop,blues,Rock and great beats you can't but help to dance to.

After rising to music fame in 2008, Frank Edwards has since continue to grow his talent and career, having released 4 album so far to his credit, these includes, Definition,released in 2008, Second album,titled Angels on Runway, released in 2010,Unlimited released in 2011 and Late in November of 2011 he released his 4th studio album, TAGJAM.

This great music artist has performed alongside several Nigerian gospel music artist such as, Sinach,Joe Praise,TB-One,Nathaniel Bassey,Henrisoul,Bomah and a host of others. He is a member of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome's Christ Embassy, where he serves as a music minister.

Awards won by him includes: Best Gospel Rock artist at 2011 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Best Male Vocalist and best hit singles awards presented at love world awards 2012. Also in 2012 he won 3 awards at the Nigeria Gospel music awards for best male vocal,song of the year and male artist of the year.

He owns Rocktown Records Label, which has signed gospel artist like Gil Joe,Devine,David,Soltune,Nkay among others.

He shared same music stage with renowned Gospel artist and songwriter Pastor Donnie Maclurkin at the 2014 Edition of THE EXPERIENCE, a annual gospel music concert hosted by House on the Rock Church. The Rocktown music label CEO is also reported to be into a collaboration project with renowned gospel worship singer, Don Moen.

Songs Video
1. Okaka

2. Onye


3. Live concert at the Experience 2014.

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Frank Edwards

Frank Edwards


Name (full): Jude Abaga
Stage Names: M.I. (Mr. Incredible)
Date of Birth: 4th October , 1981
State of Birth: Plateau State, Nigeria
State of Origin: Plateau State,North Nigeria.

Biography (M.I.) : Nigeria rap and hip hop sensation Jude Abaga, popularly know as M.I was born in Jos, Plateau State. to his parents, Pastor and Mrs Abaga from Takum in Taraba state,Nigeria. M.I started gaining popularity in 2003 after the release of his mixed tape "Safe" (a song which saw M.I. , Jude Abaga playing with major lyrics from several Nigeria music artist) Jude Abaga in 2006 released his song titled "Crowd mentality", the music singles released by the Music act received great acceptance and air play accross several radio stations and Music jockey in Nigeria and his home town of Jos, where he started out his music career before shifting His Music base to Abuja and subsequently Lagos.
M.I



M.I-Jude-abga-family-pictures
M.I. Family picture

Jude Abaga, M.I. is the present chief executive officer (C.e.o) of Chocolate city, a music recording label in Nigeria that have signed popular Nigerian music artist like  Jesse Jagz (M.I 's brother, Ice Prince, Brymo (who later left the record lable, following irreconcilabe difference with the chocolate city record label and a law suit restraining the artist), others are new female music artist Victoria Kimani, music duo of Kahli Abdu and VHS Safari, both of which were publicly revealed to Fans on June 19, 2015 in Lagos, NigeriA at afropolitan vibes. 

Before becoming  the c.e.o of chocolate city music group, M.I  back in his days in Jos while trying to sell his talent had created LOOPY records alongside his brother, Jesse Jagz, Ruby, Threadstone,IcePrince,E kelly, Lindsay, Moses (Elbulk), but later moved to Abuja from Jos when he was signed as an artist to chocolate city Music company. 

M.I. On 11 December 2008, released the critically acclaimed hip hip album "Talk about it" which had great punch line hip hop track "anoti anoti"
Other Album releases includes :

Illegal Music (2009)     
M.I 2 (2010)
Illegal Music 2 (2012)
The Chairman (2014)

M.I like every other Music artist have had their fair share of controversy and rivary with fellow Nigerian Music artist, Kelly Handsome: This feud started when M.I. in his track Fast Money, Fast Cars included a line, "Kelly Hansome is handsome, I'll tell him when I see him. But if I want a man, it'd be Keke or D1". Not finding things funy Kelly Hansome and M.I. have both gone head to head,track for track with Kelly Hansome releasing Catch Me If You Can, where he goes in on the whole Chocolate City label. In response, the Choc City camp released Nobody Test Me with a line from M.I talking directly to Kelly Hansome, saying, " Only one Kelly that I know, Kelly Rowland. Why would I diss them, give them cheap promotion. I think that they're so dry, I should give them lotion". Later, Kelly Hansome released Chocolate Boys (Chocolate City members). M.I. released a track on his 2010 album, M.I.2 named Beef. With Kelly hearing this, brought out the track Finish You Boy.

The chocolate city executive and hip hop musician has won several awards and recognition, starting 2008 when he finally became a household name following the release of "Talk About It" album.

Awards  (Credit/Source: Wikipedia)

  1. Best Rap Album 2009 –HipHop world Awards
  2. Hip Hop Revelation 2009 – HipHop World Awards
  3. Best New Act of the Year 2009 – Nigerian Entertainment Awards
  4. Best Rap Single 2008 – HipHop World Awards
  5. Musician of the Year– Modemen Awards 2008
  6. Best Hip Hop- MTV Africa Music Awards 2009
  7. Best New Act- MTV Africa Music Awards 2009
  8. Best Use of Special Effects in a video-NMVA 2009
  9. Best Mainstream Hiphop Video-NMVA 2009
  10. Musician of the Year-The Future Awards 2010
  11. Musician of the Year – City People 2010
  12. Artist of the Year – National Daily 2010
  13. Musician of the Year – Malaysian African Entertainments Awards 2010
  14. Most Amiable Brand – Orange Wall of Fame 2010
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M.I. Jude Abaga biography

Name (full): Jude Abaga
Stage Names: M.I. (Mr. Incredible)
Date of Birth: 4th October , 1981
State of Birth: Plateau State, Nigeria
State of Origin: Plateau State,North Nigeria.

Biography (M.I.) : Nigeria rap and hip hop sensation Jude Abaga, popularly know as M.I was born in Jos, Plateau State. to his parents, Pastor and Mrs Abaga from Takum in Taraba state,Nigeria. M.I started gaining popularity in 2003 after the release of his mixed tape "Safe" (a song which saw M.I. , Jude Abaga playing with major lyrics from several Nigeria music artist) Jude Abaga in 2006 released his song titled "Crowd mentality", the music singles released by the Music act received great acceptance and air play accross several radio stations and Music jockey in Nigeria and his home town of Jos, where he started out his music career before shifting His Music base to Abuja and subsequently Lagos.
M.I



M.I-Jude-abga-family-pictures
M.I. Family picture

Jude Abaga, M.I. is the present chief executive officer (C.e.o) of Chocolate city, a music recording label in Nigeria that have signed popular Nigerian music artist like  Jesse Jagz (M.I 's brother, Ice Prince, Brymo (who later left the record lable, following irreconcilabe difference with the chocolate city record label and a law suit restraining the artist), others are new female music artist Victoria Kimani, music duo of Kahli Abdu and VHS Safari, both of which were publicly revealed to Fans on June 19, 2015 in Lagos, NigeriA at afropolitan vibes. 

Before becoming  the c.e.o of chocolate city music group, M.I  back in his days in Jos while trying to sell his talent had created LOOPY records alongside his brother, Jesse Jagz, Ruby, Threadstone,IcePrince,E kelly, Lindsay, Moses (Elbulk), but later moved to Abuja from Jos when he was signed as an artist to chocolate city Music company. 

M.I. On 11 December 2008, released the critically acclaimed hip hip album "Talk about it" which had great punch line hip hop track "anoti anoti"
Other Album releases includes :

Illegal Music (2009)     
M.I 2 (2010)
Illegal Music 2 (2012)
The Chairman (2014)

M.I like every other Music artist have had their fair share of controversy and rivary with fellow Nigerian Music artist, Kelly Handsome: This feud started when M.I. in his track Fast Money, Fast Cars included a line, "Kelly Hansome is handsome, I'll tell him when I see him. But if I want a man, it'd be Keke or D1". Not finding things funy Kelly Hansome and M.I. have both gone head to head,track for track with Kelly Hansome releasing Catch Me If You Can, where he goes in on the whole Chocolate City label. In response, the Choc City camp released Nobody Test Me with a line from M.I talking directly to Kelly Hansome, saying, " Only one Kelly that I know, Kelly Rowland. Why would I diss them, give them cheap promotion. I think that they're so dry, I should give them lotion". Later, Kelly Hansome released Chocolate Boys (Chocolate City members). M.I. released a track on his 2010 album, M.I.2 named Beef. With Kelly hearing this, brought out the track Finish You Boy.

The chocolate city executive and hip hop musician has won several awards and recognition, starting 2008 when he finally became a household name following the release of "Talk About It" album.

Awards  (Credit/Source: Wikipedia)

  1. Best Rap Album 2009 –HipHop world Awards
  2. Hip Hop Revelation 2009 – HipHop World Awards
  3. Best New Act of the Year 2009 – Nigerian Entertainment Awards
  4. Best Rap Single 2008 – HipHop World Awards
  5. Musician of the Year– Modemen Awards 2008
  6. Best Hip Hop- MTV Africa Music Awards 2009
  7. Best New Act- MTV Africa Music Awards 2009
  8. Best Use of Special Effects in a video-NMVA 2009
  9. Best Mainstream Hiphop Video-NMVA 2009
  10. Musician of the Year-The Future Awards 2010
  11. Musician of the Year – City People 2010
  12. Artist of the Year – National Daily 2010
  13. Musician of the Year – Malaysian African Entertainments Awards 2010
  14. Most Amiable Brand – Orange Wall of Fame 2010
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About Del'B Nigerian Music Producer
About Del'B Nigerian Music Producer
Del'b is a Ngerian music producer,who has produced for popular music artist like, Omotola, He produced Omotola's whole sophomore collection; the vast majority of Harrisong's Testify collection, Ade Bantu's No Man Stands Alone; Darey's Rhythm and Beat collection; Orezi's singles, I No Fit Lie and "High BP; Most recently Kcee's Carnival, Okoso,Limpopo and Now I Know,; General Pype's Give it to Me, Seyi Shay's song titled; Loving Your Way  and so forth.


Del B is  one time sound architect at Midicorp Studios and sound designer at Paul Play Dairo's Playground Entertainment. he has very nice Production records across various classes of music for Nigerian Song artist; jazz, rock, hip-jump/R&b, Pop, highlife, fuji, juju and so forth.

 Del'b's Music Production style permits artiste to utilize their ability to play musical instruments and show-off their vocal powers. It is not always about banging beat like other Nigerian Music Producers hit-production makers.


Del has his own particular extraordinary style. In the event that you play five music instrumental sound beats from Various Music Producers, it is extremely certain to point out which was produced by Del B, if you are an adent music lover and listener; the way he utilizes the piano, Drums, Guiter strings are always so disticnt. He produced Kcee's Limpopoo and Okoso,Killing me softly by sheyi shay,and Monica's Suddenly.
About Del'B Nigerian Music Producer

About Del'B Nigerian Music Producer

About Del'B Nigerian Music Producer
About Del'B Nigerian Music Producer
Del'b is a Ngerian music producer,who has produced for popular music artist like, Omotola, He produced Omotola's whole sophomore collection; the vast majority of Harrisong's Testify collection, Ade Bantu's No Man Stands Alone; Darey's Rhythm and Beat collection; Orezi's singles, I No Fit Lie and "High BP; Most recently Kcee's Carnival, Okoso,Limpopo and Now I Know,; General Pype's Give it to Me, Seyi Shay's song titled; Loving Your Way  and so forth.


Del B is  one time sound architect at Midicorp Studios and sound designer at Paul Play Dairo's Playground Entertainment. he has very nice Production records across various classes of music for Nigerian Song artist; jazz, rock, hip-jump/R&b, Pop, highlife, fuji, juju and so forth.

 Del'b's Music Production style permits artiste to utilize their ability to play musical instruments and show-off their vocal powers. It is not always about banging beat like other Nigerian Music Producers hit-production makers.


Del has his own particular extraordinary style. In the event that you play five music instrumental sound beats from Various Music Producers, it is extremely certain to point out which was produced by Del B, if you are an adent music lover and listener; the way he utilizes the piano, Drums, Guiter strings are always so disticnt. He produced Kcee's Limpopoo and Okoso,Killing me softly by sheyi shay,and Monica's Suddenly.
About Del'B Nigerian Music Producer

Young D, whose real names are Akintewe Feyisayo,named American rapper-producer, Dr. Dre, has a major influence for the adoption of Young D as his stage name as a result of his love for the American Rapper.
Young D (kintewe Feyisayo) Nigerian Music Producer
Young D (kintewe Feyisayo) Nigerian Music Producer

He gave a nice impression of his Music producing ability  following his superb work on Music dancehall/pop Musician, Timaya, he has also produced for Nigerian singers such as LKT (SONG TITLE: Alaye mi), Orishefemi song (E go better for every man)

He produced "Ekoloma" track single in Timaya's latest album, Upgrade. helping him find a place in the heart of Music lovers and recording Nigeria singers as well.



He graduated with a Diploma in Computer Science from Lagos City Polytechnic.

He is the founder of  MurderBeatz Vibez imprint.

Even though he is not yet a very popular Household name, Young D certainly is a Music Producer to watch out for.

About Young D (kintewe Feyisayo) Nigerian Music Producer

Young D, whose real names are Akintewe Feyisayo,named American rapper-producer, Dr. Dre, has a major influence for the adoption of Young D as his stage name as a result of his love for the American Rapper.
Young D (kintewe Feyisayo) Nigerian Music Producer
Young D (kintewe Feyisayo) Nigerian Music Producer

He gave a nice impression of his Music producing ability  following his superb work on Music dancehall/pop Musician, Timaya, he has also produced for Nigerian singers such as LKT (SONG TITLE: Alaye mi), Orishefemi song (E go better for every man)

He produced "Ekoloma" track single in Timaya's latest album, Upgrade. helping him find a place in the heart of Music lovers and recording Nigeria singers as well.



He graduated with a Diploma in Computer Science from Lagos City Polytechnic.

He is the founder of  MurderBeatz Vibez imprint.

Even though he is not yet a very popular Household name, Young D certainly is a Music Producer to watch out for.

Shizzy whose real names are, Oluwaseyi Akerele, graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Information Technology from the University of South Africa is one of the new beat makers in the Nigerian Music scene, who in a short time as a Music Producer, has shown that he is in the business to leave a imprint in his line on Business, Music making.
Shizzy (Oluwaseyi Akerele) Nigerian Music Producer
Shizzy (Oluwaseyi Akerele) Nigerian Music Producer


The HKN Music Gang producer has worked majorly with Davido and other HKN Music recording artists like B-Red, Shina Rambo, DeeKay and Danagog. but has still managed to prove his versatility and daring spirit with other male Nigeran Musicians like Wizkid and Begiano.

Shizzy and Davido
Shizzy (Oluwaseyi Akerele) Nigerian Music Producer with Davido

His trade mark, Shii-zzy could be hear in almost all the tracks of Davido he Produced.

Biography Shizzy (Oluwaseyi Akerele) Nigerian Music Producer

Shizzy whose real names are, Oluwaseyi Akerele, graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Information Technology from the University of South Africa is one of the new beat makers in the Nigerian Music scene, who in a short time as a Music Producer, has shown that he is in the business to leave a imprint in his line on Business, Music making.
Shizzy (Oluwaseyi Akerele) Nigerian Music Producer
Shizzy (Oluwaseyi Akerele) Nigerian Music Producer


The HKN Music Gang producer has worked majorly with Davido and other HKN Music recording artists like B-Red, Shina Rambo, DeeKay and Danagog. but has still managed to prove his versatility and daring spirit with other male Nigeran Musicians like Wizkid and Begiano.

Shizzy and Davido
Shizzy (Oluwaseyi Akerele) Nigerian Music Producer with Davido

His trade mark, Shii-zzy could be hear in almost all the tracks of Davido he Produced.

D-Tunes whose real names are Adesanya Doyinsola is a Nigerian Music Producer. 
A graduate of Onabisi Onabanjo University, D-Tunes made fame and became household name with the hit song he produced for MTN Project fame winners, Iyanya (SONG TITLED: Kukere).
D'tunes
D'tunes

His trade mark/stamp, "D'tunes again ooo" can be heard alomost on daily basis on radio and other broadcast media, aside working with Iyanya on tracks such as Sexy mama, your waist, flavour, he also produced Sean Tizzle’s hit track singles sho lee.

D'Tunes is the Founder of Difference Entertainment. He has Produced tracks for several Nigeria Music artist such as Lord of Ajasa, Ruggedman, Faze, shank, Rasheed, Rico and 9ice among others.

Biography of D'tunes (Adesanya Doyinsola) Nigerian Music Producer

D-Tunes whose real names are Adesanya Doyinsola is a Nigerian Music Producer. 
A graduate of Onabisi Onabanjo University, D-Tunes made fame and became household name with the hit song he produced for MTN Project fame winners, Iyanya (SONG TITLED: Kukere).
D'tunes
D'tunes

His trade mark/stamp, "D'tunes again ooo" can be heard alomost on daily basis on radio and other broadcast media, aside working with Iyanya on tracks such as Sexy mama, your waist, flavour, he also produced Sean Tizzle’s hit track singles sho lee.

D'Tunes is the Founder of Difference Entertainment. He has Produced tracks for several Nigeria Music artist such as Lord of Ajasa, Ruggedman, Faze, shank, Rasheed, Rico and 9ice among others.

Name: David Adedeji Adeleke
Stage Name: Davido
Date of birth: November 21, 1992
Place of birth:  Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
State of origin:Lagos, Nigeria
Davido, Nigerian Musicians

David Adedeji Adeleke is a Nigerian-American born to a Nigerian father and mother, Mr. Adeleke and Mrs. Adeleke (late).

He attended Oakwood University in the US, studying business administration before relocating to Nigeria, where he studied Business administration at Babcock University in Ogun State, Nigeria.

IN 2001 Davido took the Nigerian music industry by storm, when he released his hit singles track "Dami Duro", which enjoyed great air play on several radio and television stations across Nigeria.

He co-owns HKN music record label Nigeria with his elder brother, Adewale Adeleke.As a music Producer,song writer and recording musician artist,Davido has Produced for several recording artist in Nigeria, they include Sauce kid,Tiwa Salvage,Skales and Naeto C. among others.

2012, Davido released his first studio album work titled: "OMO BABA OLOWO" which had hit tracks like "Dami Duro"  "Overseas" (feat Sina Rambo) "Back When" (feat Naeto C) "Overseas" (feat Sina Rambo),"All of You", "Ekuro",and "Gbon Gbon".

Other released singles by Davido are "Gobe", "One of a Kind", "Skelewu", "Aye", "Tchelete (Goodlife)", "Naughty" and "Owo Ni Koko" off his upcoming album which was slated to be released in the fourth quarter of 2014
2012, Davido signed a mega N30 million deal contract with MTN Nigeria as face of MTN ipulse.
2013 October 23rd, Davido worked with Guinness on World of More project.

He has won several awards such as:
Promising youth artiste, song of the year (Dynamix All Youth Awards, 2011)
The best newcomer awards (Kora awards 2012),
Most Gifted Newcomer Video of the Year for song DAMI DURO (channel O Music video awards, 2012)
African Artiste Of The Year (Ghana Music awards, 2013)
Best International Act: Africa (BET awards, 2014)
Best Male Artist of the Year (MTV Africa music awards, 2014)
Best Male, West Africa Artist of the Year(African Muzik Magazine Awards, 2014)
Best Afro Pop Video 'Aye" (Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA), 2014)
Musician Of The Year (Male) (City People Entertainment Awards, 2014)


About Davido (David Adeleke) Nigerian Music performer,song writer C.E.O at HKN Records

Name: David Adedeji Adeleke
Stage Name: Davido
Date of birth: November 21, 1992
Place of birth:  Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
State of origin:Lagos, Nigeria
Davido, Nigerian Musicians

David Adedeji Adeleke is a Nigerian-American born to a Nigerian father and mother, Mr. Adeleke and Mrs. Adeleke (late).

He attended Oakwood University in the US, studying business administration before relocating to Nigeria, where he studied Business administration at Babcock University in Ogun State, Nigeria.

IN 2001 Davido took the Nigerian music industry by storm, when he released his hit singles track "Dami Duro", which enjoyed great air play on several radio and television stations across Nigeria.

He co-owns HKN music record label Nigeria with his elder brother, Adewale Adeleke.As a music Producer,song writer and recording musician artist,Davido has Produced for several recording artist in Nigeria, they include Sauce kid,Tiwa Salvage,Skales and Naeto C. among others.

2012, Davido released his first studio album work titled: "OMO BABA OLOWO" which had hit tracks like "Dami Duro"  "Overseas" (feat Sina Rambo) "Back When" (feat Naeto C) "Overseas" (feat Sina Rambo),"All of You", "Ekuro",and "Gbon Gbon".

Other released singles by Davido are "Gobe", "One of a Kind", "Skelewu", "Aye", "Tchelete (Goodlife)", "Naughty" and "Owo Ni Koko" off his upcoming album which was slated to be released in the fourth quarter of 2014
2012, Davido signed a mega N30 million deal contract with MTN Nigeria as face of MTN ipulse.
2013 October 23rd, Davido worked with Guinness on World of More project.

He has won several awards such as:
Promising youth artiste, song of the year (Dynamix All Youth Awards, 2011)
The best newcomer awards (Kora awards 2012),
Most Gifted Newcomer Video of the Year for song DAMI DURO (channel O Music video awards, 2012)
African Artiste Of The Year (Ghana Music awards, 2013)
Best International Act: Africa (BET awards, 2014)
Best Male Artist of the Year (MTV Africa music awards, 2014)
Best Male, West Africa Artist of the Year(African Muzik Magazine Awards, 2014)
Best Afro Pop Video 'Aye" (Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA), 2014)
Musician Of The Year (Male) (City People Entertainment Awards, 2014)



Name:              Olubankole Wellington
Stage Name: BANKY W
Date of birth: 27 March 1981
Place of birth: United States
State of origin:Lagos state,Nigeria

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Nigerian Musician,Banky W.
Nigerian Musician,Banky W.

Nigerian Musician,Banky W.
Nigerian Musician,Banky W.

Banky W, background,career,music, founder of EME records

Name:              Olubankole Wellington
Stage Name: BANKY W
Date of birth: 27 March 1981
Place of birth: United States
State of origin:Lagos state,Nigeria

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Nigerian Musician,Banky W.
Nigerian Musician,Banky W.

Nigerian Musician,Banky W.
Nigerian Musician,Banky W.


Name: Born Michael Collins Ajereh
Stage Name: Don Jazzy
Date of birth: 26 November 1982
Place of birth: Umuahia
State of origin:Delta state
Don Jazzy had his early life and education in ajegunle, a town in Lagos,Nigeria widely regarded as getto slum of the ever busy and industral state. He graduated from ambrose Ali university, in Ekpoma in Edo state with a degree in Business management, after which he went in search of greener pasture abroad in the year 2000, His passion for music and giftens in playing musical instrument earned him an invite from his uncle to play drums for a local church congregation in the United Kingdom, from then onward he developed his musical skills which was later to make him an household name in Nigeria and other parts of the World. He returned back to his country of birth and founded Mo'hit records in 2004 alongside his friend and partner D'banj, under this partnership he produce the hit song that brought the duo into limelight as an award winning producer, musician and song writer.
in 2005 he produce D'banjs debut album "No Long Thing"

He has worked with numerous artist both in Nigeria and abroad, notably among these artist are: D'banj, Wande Coal, Dr. Sid, D'Prince, Darey art alade, Ikechukwu, sauce kid,Jay Z, Kanye West, Beyonce (on project album Watch The Throne, track lift up which was released August 8th 2011)

In 2011 he was signed by Kanye west into GOOD music as a producer.
In 2012 he parted ways with D'banj, then vice president of Mo'hits records following issues that both partners failed to resolve.

on may 7 2012 Don Jazzy made a come back and founded MAVIN Records alongside some Mo'hits artists like Wande coal, Dr. Sid, Tiwa salvage, D' Prince.
Wande coal later left MAVIN Records in November 2013 after fight with Don Jazzy who accussed him of stealing his Interlactual music property.
He has won many awards to his credit as a song writer and Music producer. 







About Don Jazzy(Michael Collins Ajereh) Biography, Nigerian music producer,MAVIN records ceo

Name: Born Michael Collins Ajereh
Stage Name: Don Jazzy
Date of birth: 26 November 1982
Place of birth: Umuahia
State of origin:Delta state
Don Jazzy had his early life and education in ajegunle, a town in Lagos,Nigeria widely regarded as getto slum of the ever busy and industral state. He graduated from ambrose Ali university, in Ekpoma in Edo state with a degree in Business management, after which he went in search of greener pasture abroad in the year 2000, His passion for music and giftens in playing musical instrument earned him an invite from his uncle to play drums for a local church congregation in the United Kingdom, from then onward he developed his musical skills which was later to make him an household name in Nigeria and other parts of the World. He returned back to his country of birth and founded Mo'hit records in 2004 alongside his friend and partner D'banj, under this partnership he produce the hit song that brought the duo into limelight as an award winning producer, musician and song writer.
in 2005 he produce D'banjs debut album "No Long Thing"

He has worked with numerous artist both in Nigeria and abroad, notably among these artist are: D'banj, Wande Coal, Dr. Sid, D'Prince, Darey art alade, Ikechukwu, sauce kid,Jay Z, Kanye West, Beyonce (on project album Watch The Throne, track lift up which was released August 8th 2011)

In 2011 he was signed by Kanye west into GOOD music as a producer.
In 2012 he parted ways with D'banj, then vice president of Mo'hits records following issues that both partners failed to resolve.

on may 7 2012 Don Jazzy made a come back and founded MAVIN Records alongside some Mo'hits artists like Wande coal, Dr. Sid, Tiwa salvage, D' Prince.
Wande coal later left MAVIN Records in November 2013 after fight with Don Jazzy who accussed him of stealing his Interlactual music property.
He has won many awards to his credit as a song writer and Music producer. 








Name: Innocent Ugah Idibia
Stage Name: 2FACE, 2 BABA
Date of birth: September 18, 1975
Place of birth: Jos
State of origin:Benue state (okpokwu LGA,from Idoma)
Image of about 2face (Innocent Ujah Idibia)

2Face (later 2baba) had his early life and education at Mount Saint Gabriel's Secondary School in Makurdi, Benue State. He later went on to pursue a National Diploma course at Institute of Management & Technology, (IMT) Enugu.  he ended up not  graduating from the Institution, but rather took his strenght and passion to engage in singing and performing at various shows and concerts within and outside the state.

in 1996, He relocated to Lagos, where he was later to make fame and be on top of his game as a Musician, song writer, music composer and Producer. On coming to Lagos he joined forces with his then friend at Institute of management and Technology, IMT, Enugu, BlackFace (Ahmedu Augustine Obiabo) to form Plantashun Boyz, they were later joined by Faze(Chibuzor Oji) and did quite well working together as a group, expecially at a time Nigrian music was beginning to pay off, where artist started getting some form of recognition.

In 2004, the plantashun Boyz music group went their separte ways and 2face released his debut solo album under Kennis music recording label, which contains hit tracks, African queen. 2Face has since released 6 Music albums since the beginning of his solo career in 2004 till 2014

Albums title/released year
Face 2 Face 2004
Grass 2 Grace 2006
The Unstoppable 2008
The Unstoppable International Edition 2010
Away & Beyond 2012
The Ascension 2014 (source: wikipedia)

although the plantashun Boyz (2Face, BlackFace, Faze) later reunited in the year 2007 to release their joint album "Plan B",  it did not make commercial success and the group was again disbanded.

2face has worked along side numerous artist since the beginning of his solo musical career,artists like 9ice, R.Kelly,Mary J. Blige,Prince lee,D'banj,P-Square,Sound sultan among others.

His controversial life as father of many kids from close to 5 different ladies cannot be over looked, though he addressed the issues in some interviews saying his kids are blessings to him and he's happy they came to this World through him. on 15th of February, 2012 2Face finally proposed to his long time girl friend of 13 years Annie Macaulay. they both had an elaborate wedding in Dubai and Uyo in Nigeria.

2Face is considered among the most successful recording Nigerian musicians/artists in recent times, having won many deals and endorsements.

AWARDS

Best Male Vocalist 2002 Affinity Awards
Music of the Year 2004 Excellence Recognition Awards
Outstanding Contribution to the Entertainment Industry 2004 Award for Excellence
Best Male Vocalist 2004 A.M.E.N Awards
Song of the Year 2004 A.M.E.N Awards
Best New Act Male 2004 A.M.E.N Awards
Best Video 2004 A.M.E.N Awards
Song of the year for "African Queen" 2004 Nigeria Entertainment Awards New York
Best Album of the year 2004 Nigeria Entertainment Awards New York
Best Hip Hop and R&B Artiste 2004 Nigeria Entertainment Awards New York
Musician of the Year 2004 City People Awards for Excellence
Best Male Video 2005 Channel O Music Video Awards
Best African Video of the year 2005 Channel O Music Video Awards
Best African Act 2005 Channel O Music Video Awards
Best African Act 2005 MTV Europe Music Awards[29]
Best African Act 2005 Kora Awards[30]
Best Musical Artiste 2005 Afro Nollywood Awards
African Song of The Year (Non Ghanaian) 2005 Ghana Music Awards
Special Recognition Award 2005 Hip Hop World Awards
The Outstanding Musician of the Year 2005 Black Heritage Awards for Excellence
Best Song of The Year 2005 G.C.E International Awards
Musician of The Year 2006 The Future Awards
Africa Break Through Artist of the Year 2006 Nigeria Entertainment Awards New York
Best Album of the Year 2007 Nigeria Entertainment Awards New York
Best African Act 2007 MOBO Awards[31]
Song of the Decade 2007 Nigerian Music Awards
Best R'n'B / Pop album 2008 Hip-Hop World Awards
Best African Act 2008 Australian African Awards
Best selling Nigerian Artist 2008 World Music Awards, Monaco, Spain[32]
Best R&B MTV Africa Music Awards 2009[33]
Artist of the Year MTV Africa Music Awards 2010
Best Male MTV Africa Music Awards 2010
Most Gifted West African Video 2010 Channel O Music Video Awards[34]
Best Pop Video for "Implication" 2010 SoundCity Awards
Best Western 2010 SoundCity Awards
New Champions for an Enduring Culture 2011 16th edition of the Annual THISDAY Awards presented by former US President Bill Clinton and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger[35]
Best International Act: Africa BET Awards of 2011[36]
Album of the Year 2011 Hip-Hop World Awards – "The Headies"[37]
Artist of the Year 2011 Hip-Hop World Awards – "The Headies"
Best R'n'B / Pop album 2011 Hip-Hop W
orld Awards – "The Headies" (source: wikipedia)


 2face (Innocent Ujah Idibia) during a stage performance 



about 2face (Innocent Ujah Idibia) Nigerian musician,songwriter and record producer

Name: Innocent Ugah Idibia
Stage Name: 2FACE, 2 BABA
Date of birth: September 18, 1975
Place of birth: Jos
State of origin:Benue state (okpokwu LGA,from Idoma)
Image of about 2face (Innocent Ujah Idibia)

2Face (later 2baba) had his early life and education at Mount Saint Gabriel's Secondary School in Makurdi, Benue State. He later went on to pursue a National Diploma course at Institute of Management & Technology, (IMT) Enugu.  he ended up not  graduating from the Institution, but rather took his strenght and passion to engage in singing and performing at various shows and concerts within and outside the state.

in 1996, He relocated to Lagos, where he was later to make fame and be on top of his game as a Musician, song writer, music composer and Producer. On coming to Lagos he joined forces with his then friend at Institute of management and Technology, IMT, Enugu, BlackFace (Ahmedu Augustine Obiabo) to form Plantashun Boyz, they were later joined by Faze(Chibuzor Oji) and did quite well working together as a group, expecially at a time Nigrian music was beginning to pay off, where artist started getting some form of recognition.

In 2004, the plantashun Boyz music group went their separte ways and 2face released his debut solo album under Kennis music recording label, which contains hit tracks, African queen. 2Face has since released 6 Music albums since the beginning of his solo career in 2004 till 2014

Albums title/released year
Face 2 Face 2004
Grass 2 Grace 2006
The Unstoppable 2008
The Unstoppable International Edition 2010
Away & Beyond 2012
The Ascension 2014 (source: wikipedia)

although the plantashun Boyz (2Face, BlackFace, Faze) later reunited in the year 2007 to release their joint album "Plan B",  it did not make commercial success and the group was again disbanded.

2face has worked along side numerous artist since the beginning of his solo musical career,artists like 9ice, R.Kelly,Mary J. Blige,Prince lee,D'banj,P-Square,Sound sultan among others.

His controversial life as father of many kids from close to 5 different ladies cannot be over looked, though he addressed the issues in some interviews saying his kids are blessings to him and he's happy they came to this World through him. on 15th of February, 2012 2Face finally proposed to his long time girl friend of 13 years Annie Macaulay. they both had an elaborate wedding in Dubai and Uyo in Nigeria.

2Face is considered among the most successful recording Nigerian musicians/artists in recent times, having won many deals and endorsements.

AWARDS

Best Male Vocalist 2002 Affinity Awards
Music of the Year 2004 Excellence Recognition Awards
Outstanding Contribution to the Entertainment Industry 2004 Award for Excellence
Best Male Vocalist 2004 A.M.E.N Awards
Song of the Year 2004 A.M.E.N Awards
Best New Act Male 2004 A.M.E.N Awards
Best Video 2004 A.M.E.N Awards
Song of the year for "African Queen" 2004 Nigeria Entertainment Awards New York
Best Album of the year 2004 Nigeria Entertainment Awards New York
Best Hip Hop and R&B Artiste 2004 Nigeria Entertainment Awards New York
Musician of the Year 2004 City People Awards for Excellence
Best Male Video 2005 Channel O Music Video Awards
Best African Video of the year 2005 Channel O Music Video Awards
Best African Act 2005 Channel O Music Video Awards
Best African Act 2005 MTV Europe Music Awards[29]
Best African Act 2005 Kora Awards[30]
Best Musical Artiste 2005 Afro Nollywood Awards
African Song of The Year (Non Ghanaian) 2005 Ghana Music Awards
Special Recognition Award 2005 Hip Hop World Awards
The Outstanding Musician of the Year 2005 Black Heritage Awards for Excellence
Best Song of The Year 2005 G.C.E International Awards
Musician of The Year 2006 The Future Awards
Africa Break Through Artist of the Year 2006 Nigeria Entertainment Awards New York
Best Album of the Year 2007 Nigeria Entertainment Awards New York
Best African Act 2007 MOBO Awards[31]
Song of the Decade 2007 Nigerian Music Awards
Best R'n'B / Pop album 2008 Hip-Hop World Awards
Best African Act 2008 Australian African Awards
Best selling Nigerian Artist 2008 World Music Awards, Monaco, Spain[32]
Best R&B MTV Africa Music Awards 2009[33]
Artist of the Year MTV Africa Music Awards 2010
Best Male MTV Africa Music Awards 2010
Most Gifted West African Video 2010 Channel O Music Video Awards[34]
Best Pop Video for "Implication" 2010 SoundCity Awards
Best Western 2010 SoundCity Awards
New Champions for an Enduring Culture 2011 16th edition of the Annual THISDAY Awards presented by former US President Bill Clinton and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger[35]
Best International Act: Africa BET Awards of 2011[36]
Album of the Year 2011 Hip-Hop World Awards – "The Headies"[37]
Artist of the Year 2011 Hip-Hop World Awards – "The Headies"
Best R'n'B / Pop album 2011 Hip-Hop W
orld Awards – "The Headies" (source: wikipedia)


 2face (Innocent Ujah Idibia) during a stage performance 




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