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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: Adekunle Gold
Real Name: Adekunle Kosoko
Date of Birth:1980's 
State of Birth: Lagos State
State of Origin: Lagos State.
Occupation:Music artist,songwriter,graphic artist.

Introduction: 
Orente hit maker , Adekunle Kosoko, popularly known by His stage name, Adekunle Gold, is a Nigerian musician, whose genre of music as been referred to as urban high life, with a little infusion of pop.
Picture: Adekunle Gold
Picture: Adekunle Gold Photo Credit: YBNL


He made his debut in the Nigerian music scene with the release of his well accepted hit singles "Sade" which was released in 2014 and "Orente" under Olamide Music recording label, YBNL Nation, following his official signing to the record label on 5th march, 2015.

The song "Sade" which enjoyed lots of positive reviews from music lovers and critics alike, also enjoyed massive radio and television plays during this period.

His follow up release "Orente" which tells a story of love, was finally able to distinguished Adekunle Gold style of music, which he claims is largely influenced by his language Knowledge of English, Yoruba and Pidgin English, the artist in an interview with Pulse.ng acknowledge his knowledge of these language was a major influence and selling point, which makes his sound to reckon with the street, appealing to both the young and Old alike.

Other hit songs from Adekunle Gold are "Pick Up" (Released in 2015) a song on how he/his fans do desires to move up the ladder to be among the wealthy people in the society and more recently in 2016 he released his latest studio work, song titled "Ready".

Early Life and Music Background:
  
Born to the Family of Mr. and Mrs. Kosoko, a royal family in Lagos, Adekunle Gold grew up in the city of Lagos, where he had his early and secondary education, after which he attended Lagos State Polytechnic, where he holds a Higher National Diploma, HND in Arts and Design.

His early influence in music according to the music artist has been King Sunny Ade and Evangelist Ebeneezer Obe. these two influenced him in joining the teen choir of his church after singing along to evergreen songs from these legendary music artist. He wrote his first song at the age of 15.
Adekunle Gold
Adekunle Gold

 He was a member of the defunct music group, "The Bridge" with fellow friend Seyikeyz, the duo of Adekunle Gold and fellow band member Seyikeyz had in 2010, released 3 song titled "Norm Breaker" which featured former EME music boy, Skales, "No sleeping on a bicycle" "All of me" cover of John Legend song. 

Adekunle after a successful music learning and mastering period under "The Bridge"  music band, finally went on a Solo career in 2013, when he released his first song as a solo artist,titled "Let it Stop" a music composition on the need for peace in Nigeria.

His music career has since taken a new dimension and upward growth following his signing to the YBNL Nation, music recording label.

Aside music, Adekunle Gold is a proficient Graphic artist, who at some point worked on professional jobs such as logo design for YBNL Nation, Cover design of One Direction's "Story of my life" song and funny and yet interesting was an edited Photoshop image of him hugging Popular female music artist Tiwa Savage from behind, which went viral on instagram in 2013 and making him a social figure and added to his fan base.  

On how he got signed to Olamide YBNL Nation, Adekunle Gold In an interview revealed to pulse.ng how it all started:


“I have been working with Olamide, I designed the YBNL logo, I have done a couple of designs for the label before I got signed." Adekunle revealed.
“When I dropped Sade, Olamide apparently liked it, and the whole YBNL crew liked it. So he called me and said he really liked my sound, and didn’t want it to change, that he would love to work with me. “I didn’t see it coming, I didn’t lobby for it, I didn’t do anything, I didn’t think about it at all.” 

Awards and Endorsement  


  • Won the beat of Lagos Award in 2015
  • Won Best alternative song category in 2015 Headies award.
  • Nominated for the most promising Act of the year 2015, at Celebrity and lifestyle magazine awards; The city People entertainment award.  


Adekunle Gold biography, Nigerian music artist Profile, songs

Name: Adekunle Gold
Real Name: Adekunle Kosoko
Date of Birth:1980's 
State of Birth: Lagos State
State of Origin: Lagos State.
Occupation:Music artist,songwriter,graphic artist.

Introduction: 
Orente hit maker , Adekunle Kosoko, popularly known by His stage name, Adekunle Gold, is a Nigerian musician, whose genre of music as been referred to as urban high life, with a little infusion of pop.
Picture: Adekunle Gold
Picture: Adekunle Gold Photo Credit: YBNL


He made his debut in the Nigerian music scene with the release of his well accepted hit singles "Sade" which was released in 2014 and "Orente" under Olamide Music recording label, YBNL Nation, following his official signing to the record label on 5th march, 2015.

The song "Sade" which enjoyed lots of positive reviews from music lovers and critics alike, also enjoyed massive radio and television plays during this period.

His follow up release "Orente" which tells a story of love, was finally able to distinguished Adekunle Gold style of music, which he claims is largely influenced by his language Knowledge of English, Yoruba and Pidgin English, the artist in an interview with Pulse.ng acknowledge his knowledge of these language was a major influence and selling point, which makes his sound to reckon with the street, appealing to both the young and Old alike.

Other hit songs from Adekunle Gold are "Pick Up" (Released in 2015) a song on how he/his fans do desires to move up the ladder to be among the wealthy people in the society and more recently in 2016 he released his latest studio work, song titled "Ready".

Early Life and Music Background:
  
Born to the Family of Mr. and Mrs. Kosoko, a royal family in Lagos, Adekunle Gold grew up in the city of Lagos, where he had his early and secondary education, after which he attended Lagos State Polytechnic, where he holds a Higher National Diploma, HND in Arts and Design.

His early influence in music according to the music artist has been King Sunny Ade and Evangelist Ebeneezer Obe. these two influenced him in joining the teen choir of his church after singing along to evergreen songs from these legendary music artist. He wrote his first song at the age of 15.
Adekunle Gold
Adekunle Gold

 He was a member of the defunct music group, "The Bridge" with fellow friend Seyikeyz, the duo of Adekunle Gold and fellow band member Seyikeyz had in 2010, released 3 song titled "Norm Breaker" which featured former EME music boy, Skales, "No sleeping on a bicycle" "All of me" cover of John Legend song. 

Adekunle after a successful music learning and mastering period under "The Bridge"  music band, finally went on a Solo career in 2013, when he released his first song as a solo artist,titled "Let it Stop" a music composition on the need for peace in Nigeria.

His music career has since taken a new dimension and upward growth following his signing to the YBNL Nation, music recording label.

Aside music, Adekunle Gold is a proficient Graphic artist, who at some point worked on professional jobs such as logo design for YBNL Nation, Cover design of One Direction's "Story of my life" song and funny and yet interesting was an edited Photoshop image of him hugging Popular female music artist Tiwa Savage from behind, which went viral on instagram in 2013 and making him a social figure and added to his fan base.  

On how he got signed to Olamide YBNL Nation, Adekunle Gold In an interview revealed to pulse.ng how it all started:


“I have been working with Olamide, I designed the YBNL logo, I have done a couple of designs for the label before I got signed." Adekunle revealed.
“When I dropped Sade, Olamide apparently liked it, and the whole YBNL crew liked it. So he called me and said he really liked my sound, and didn’t want it to change, that he would love to work with me. “I didn’t see it coming, I didn’t lobby for it, I didn’t do anything, I didn’t think about it at all.” 

Awards and Endorsement  


  • Won the beat of Lagos Award in 2015
  • Won Best alternative song category in 2015 Headies award.
  • Nominated for the most promising Act of the year 2015, at Celebrity and lifestyle magazine awards; The city People entertainment award.  



Stage Name:Simi
Real Name: Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye
Date of Birth: 19 April, 1988
State of Birth: Lagos State
State of Origin: Lagos State.
Occupation:Music artist,songwriter.
Genre: afro pop, Afro sound, High life.

Simi, Nigerian music act.
Simi, Nigerian music act.
Simi or simplySimi like shes fondly called by music colleagues  and fans alike is no stranger in the Nigerian music scene, the young and promising female artist became famous following the release of her hit music tracks, Jamb question, Tiff and more recently she cemented her position as an artist that has come to stay longer in the music game, following the recent release of "Soldier", a song by Falz featuring Simi. The soldier song was an instant hit and exceptional Simi was the major attraction, as the music video was very dramatic, full of rhythm and a new style and definition brought to play in the Nigerian music scene by Falz.

In a review of the song titled soldier, featuring Falz and Simi, here is what Olisa.tv had to say:

With the recent release of the short video film accompanying Soldier, Falz’s second duet with Simisola Ogunleye (SIMI), it can be said that both musicians are guilty of the Midas touch.
............This video is almost reminiscent of the video for Simi’s breakthrough song Jamb Question, but it is longer and clearly more ambitious. It begins in the middle, a popular trick, with scenes of the kidnap of six females including Simi from an unnamed location presumably in western Nigeria, and an ensuing rescue mission led by soldiers.
Soon enough, a tender love story of promenade between a soldier and a civilian village girl is told. 
Background

Born in Surulere, Ojuelegba area to be precise, simi had her early primary and Secondary education in Lagos state, before moving to Covenant University, Ota Ogun state, where she graduated with a Bachelors degree in mass communications. She is the last born among four siblings in the family. Her love for music started as early has 10 years old, singing at the children's choir of her church.

Music Career
  
Simi's professional music career started in the year 2006, following the successful release of her first debut album under Samklef's music Production, the album titled "Ogaju", a Gospel album which had tracks like Ara Ile,Iya Temi among others.

Simi in 2011, was spotted and connected musically well with Oscar Heman-Ackah, who is a music producer and songwriter. in 2013 she officially signed a contract with Oscar music Production, this new signing brought about the new rebranded Simi, and created a new direction for her music career.

This relationship with Oscar gave her the opportunity of been signed to X3M music in 2014.   

In January 2014, simi released 5 EP tracks, which cover songs by popular foreign music artist like Adele "set fire to the rain" and Rihana "Man down"

The  EP tracks gained the music artist goog reputation, new fan based and earned her a music record deal with the x3m music, a brand whom fellow Nigerian singer and Project fame participant Praiz was signed to.

On january 9th, 2014, Simi released two singles titled "Tiff" and  "e no go funny", she enjoyed great air play on radio and earned herself a nomination for "best alternative song category" at the Headies in 2015, in the same 2015, she won "most promising act to watch" at the Nigerian entertainment awards.

Her biggest collaboration so far has been the featuring in Falz song Soldier, which was released in 2016
.


Simi biography, Nigerian female music artist celebrity

Stage Name:Simi
Real Name: Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye
Date of Birth: 19 April, 1988
State of Birth: Lagos State
State of Origin: Lagos State.
Occupation:Music artist,songwriter.
Genre: afro pop, Afro sound, High life.

Simi, Nigerian music act.
Simi, Nigerian music act.
Simi or simplySimi like shes fondly called by music colleagues  and fans alike is no stranger in the Nigerian music scene, the young and promising female artist became famous following the release of her hit music tracks, Jamb question, Tiff and more recently she cemented her position as an artist that has come to stay longer in the music game, following the recent release of "Soldier", a song by Falz featuring Simi. The soldier song was an instant hit and exceptional Simi was the major attraction, as the music video was very dramatic, full of rhythm and a new style and definition brought to play in the Nigerian music scene by Falz.

In a review of the song titled soldier, featuring Falz and Simi, here is what Olisa.tv had to say:

With the recent release of the short video film accompanying Soldier, Falz’s second duet with Simisola Ogunleye (SIMI), it can be said that both musicians are guilty of the Midas touch.
............This video is almost reminiscent of the video for Simi’s breakthrough song Jamb Question, but it is longer and clearly more ambitious. It begins in the middle, a popular trick, with scenes of the kidnap of six females including Simi from an unnamed location presumably in western Nigeria, and an ensuing rescue mission led by soldiers.
Soon enough, a tender love story of promenade between a soldier and a civilian village girl is told. 
Background

Born in Surulere, Ojuelegba area to be precise, simi had her early primary and Secondary education in Lagos state, before moving to Covenant University, Ota Ogun state, where she graduated with a Bachelors degree in mass communications. She is the last born among four siblings in the family. Her love for music started as early has 10 years old, singing at the children's choir of her church.

Music Career
  
Simi's professional music career started in the year 2006, following the successful release of her first debut album under Samklef's music Production, the album titled "Ogaju", a Gospel album which had tracks like Ara Ile,Iya Temi among others.

Simi in 2011, was spotted and connected musically well with Oscar Heman-Ackah, who is a music producer and songwriter. in 2013 she officially signed a contract with Oscar music Production, this new signing brought about the new rebranded Simi, and created a new direction for her music career.

This relationship with Oscar gave her the opportunity of been signed to X3M music in 2014.   

In January 2014, simi released 5 EP tracks, which cover songs by popular foreign music artist like Adele "set fire to the rain" and Rihana "Man down"

The  EP tracks gained the music artist goog reputation, new fan based and earned her a music record deal with the x3m music, a brand whom fellow Nigerian singer and Project fame participant Praiz was signed to.

On january 9th, 2014, Simi released two singles titled "Tiff" and  "e no go funny", she enjoyed great air play on radio and earned herself a nomination for "best alternative song category" at the Headies in 2015, in the same 2015, she won "most promising act to watch" at the Nigerian entertainment awards.

Her biggest collaboration so far has been the featuring in Falz song Soldier, which was released in 2016
.



Name: Waje ( acronymn stands for "Words Aren't just enough)
Real Name: Aituaje Aina Vivian Ebele Iruobe
Date of Birth: 1st September, 1980
Music artist: Waje pictured in white
Music artist: Waje pictured in white

Waje picture
Waje

State of Birth: Akure, Ondo State
State of Origin: Edo State (Father) Onitsha, Anambra state (Mother)
Occupation:Music artist,songwriter.

Waje is a popular Nigerian female music artist know for are good vocal skills. She was born in the Akure in Ondo state, to the family or Mr and Mrs Iruobe, the family later relocated to Benin City in Edo state, where the female Music fame was undergoing some form of musical developement for are future music career, having been part of a choir group at the then Church of God misson international founded by the late cleric, Arch. Bishop Benson Idahosa , she was so impressive that she was noticed by the Church head and given a boost and support through her secondary Education.

A bachelors graduate of Social work from University of Nigeria, Nnsukka in Enugu state, waje was a very active member of the institutions fellowship, where she further develop her music skills, attending several music concerts, music shows and talent hunt while still studying for her career.

Her professional singing career started in 2007/2008, featuring in the hit music singles of Nigerian pop music duo of Psquare. Waje was the female voice that sang alongside Psquare in the track " Do me", this single exposure in a song that was a hit and enjoyed big radio and television air play and reviews accross Europe and Africa gave the music diva a big leap i her career.

in the same period in view, Waje was a contestant in a music TV reality organized by MTV Base South Africa and Zain Nigeria, where she came 1st runner up.

Waje and her Dauther
Waje and her Dauther Photo Credit: Informationng
This beautiful Nigerian music artist has enjoyed fame and popularity in her music career, having shared same stage with several industry stars such as MI (jude Abaga) in a song titled "One Naira", Psquare in "Do Me", Dencia in "True Love", others are Wyclef Jean, Patoranking, Omawunmi, Banky W, Eldee, Lynxxx,Diamond Plantinumz, among others.

She is a Promoter of Project Help, an acronym for (Help educate the less privileged), a humanitarian efforts aim at ensuring school children in Makoko, a slum area in Lagos remains in school, the young single mother of a girl child is also involve in community effort in helping to fight for childrens mental and environmental needs, in partnership with non profit organisations, under her Waje's Safe house Project.

Waje has won many music awards and Nomination as a music artist

  

Waje biography, Nigerian popular female music artist

Name: Waje ( acronymn stands for "Words Aren't just enough)
Real Name: Aituaje Aina Vivian Ebele Iruobe
Date of Birth: 1st September, 1980
Music artist: Waje pictured in white
Music artist: Waje pictured in white

Waje picture
Waje

State of Birth: Akure, Ondo State
State of Origin: Edo State (Father) Onitsha, Anambra state (Mother)
Occupation:Music artist,songwriter.

Waje is a popular Nigerian female music artist know for are good vocal skills. She was born in the Akure in Ondo state, to the family or Mr and Mrs Iruobe, the family later relocated to Benin City in Edo state, where the female Music fame was undergoing some form of musical developement for are future music career, having been part of a choir group at the then Church of God misson international founded by the late cleric, Arch. Bishop Benson Idahosa , she was so impressive that she was noticed by the Church head and given a boost and support through her secondary Education.

A bachelors graduate of Social work from University of Nigeria, Nnsukka in Enugu state, waje was a very active member of the institutions fellowship, where she further develop her music skills, attending several music concerts, music shows and talent hunt while still studying for her career.

Her professional singing career started in 2007/2008, featuring in the hit music singles of Nigerian pop music duo of Psquare. Waje was the female voice that sang alongside Psquare in the track " Do me", this single exposure in a song that was a hit and enjoyed big radio and television air play and reviews accross Europe and Africa gave the music diva a big leap i her career.

in the same period in view, Waje was a contestant in a music TV reality organized by MTV Base South Africa and Zain Nigeria, where she came 1st runner up.

Waje and her Dauther
Waje and her Dauther Photo Credit: Informationng
This beautiful Nigerian music artist has enjoyed fame and popularity in her music career, having shared same stage with several industry stars such as MI (jude Abaga) in a song titled "One Naira", Psquare in "Do Me", Dencia in "True Love", others are Wyclef Jean, Patoranking, Omawunmi, Banky W, Eldee, Lynxxx,Diamond Plantinumz, among others.

She is a Promoter of Project Help, an acronym for (Help educate the less privileged), a humanitarian efforts aim at ensuring school children in Makoko, a slum area in Lagos remains in school, the young single mother of a girl child is also involve in community effort in helping to fight for childrens mental and environmental needs, in partnership with non profit organisations, under her Waje's Safe house Project.

Waje has won many music awards and Nomination as a music artist

  

Search Engine giant Google released its annual list of Most searched Music celebrities in Nigeria for 2015. The list included Olamide and His Igbo partner, Phyno. Other notable entry into the entertainment industry like Kiss Daniel, who achieved fame with is very successful song; Woju was also present in the list. another fast rising up and coming Musician that made the list is Son of Popular human right Activist, Femi Falana whose sons stage name is Falz the BAHD guy also made the list. As expected Don Jazzy and Kedike crooner, Chidinma also made the Top 10 list of most searched music celebs on google search.

  1. Olamide
  2. Kiss Daniel
  3. Lil Kesh
  4. Phyno
  5. Falz
  6. Flavour
  7. Iyanya
  8. Timi Dakolo
  9. Don Jazzy
  10. Chidinma
Source: Google Trends Nigeria.

most searched Nigerian musicians on google 2015, full list

Search Engine giant Google released its annual list of Most searched Music celebrities in Nigeria for 2015. The list included Olamide and His Igbo partner, Phyno. Other notable entry into the entertainment industry like Kiss Daniel, who achieved fame with is very successful song; Woju was also present in the list. another fast rising up and coming Musician that made the list is Son of Popular human right Activist, Femi Falana whose sons stage name is Falz the BAHD guy also made the list. As expected Don Jazzy and Kedike crooner, Chidinma also made the Top 10 list of most searched music celebs on google search.

  1. Olamide
  2. Kiss Daniel
  3. Lil Kesh
  4. Phyno
  5. Falz
  6. Flavour
  7. Iyanya
  8. Timi Dakolo
  9. Don Jazzy
  10. Chidinma
Source: Google Trends Nigeria.

The year 2015 was indeed the reign of olamide aka Badoo in the Nigeria music scene, releasing hits songs which enjoyed massive air play on Radio and television stations across the country and finally crowning the year with one of the most successful concert in Lagos, titled "Olamide Live in Concert 2" The Bariga singer who rose to fame after the death of Dagrin, Popular Yoruba Rap artist, has since up his game and given his best to the industry. Not just satisfied with listening on radio and television, Nigerians took to search engine Giant, Google to search for list of websites, they can listen or download these hits songs.

Below are the official Google.com.ng top 10 released list of Most searched songs in Nigeria for the year 2015. 
  1. Melo Melo - Olamide
  2. Woju Remix- Kiss Daniel ft. Davido & Tiwa Savage
  3. Bobo - Olamide
  4. Hello - Adele
  5. Woju - Kiss Daniel
  6. Shakiti Bobo - Olamide
  7. Fans Mi - Davido ft. Meek Mill
  8. Godwin - Korede Bello
  9. Laye - Kiss Daniel
  10. Ojuelegba Remix - Wizkid ft. Drake & Skepta
Source: google trends

most searched songs on google 2015 in Nigeria

The year 2015 was indeed the reign of olamide aka Badoo in the Nigeria music scene, releasing hits songs which enjoyed massive air play on Radio and television stations across the country and finally crowning the year with one of the most successful concert in Lagos, titled "Olamide Live in Concert 2" The Bariga singer who rose to fame after the death of Dagrin, Popular Yoruba Rap artist, has since up his game and given his best to the industry. Not just satisfied with listening on radio and television, Nigerians took to search engine Giant, Google to search for list of websites, they can listen or download these hits songs.

Below are the official Google.com.ng top 10 released list of Most searched songs in Nigeria for the year 2015. 
  1. Melo Melo - Olamide
  2. Woju Remix- Kiss Daniel ft. Davido & Tiwa Savage
  3. Bobo - Olamide
  4. Hello - Adele
  5. Woju - Kiss Daniel
  6. Shakiti Bobo - Olamide
  7. Fans Mi - Davido ft. Meek Mill
  8. Godwin - Korede Bello
  9. Laye - Kiss Daniel
  10. Ojuelegba Remix - Wizkid ft. Drake & Skepta
Source: google trends


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: 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: Folarin Falana
Stage Name:Falz the Bahd Guy
Date of Birth: October 27,1990.
State of Birth: Lagos.
State of Origin: Ekiti State.
Occupation:Rap Music artiste,entertainer, Barrister.
Falz Nigerian rapper aka Bahd guy

Falz The Bahd Guy is the stage name for fast rising and talented Nigerian trained lawyer turned Music rapper and entertainer.

A son of renowned and successful Nigeria lawyer, Femi Falana, Falz took his stage name from is Surname, Falana and then added Bahd Guy( an abbreviation for, Brilliant And Highly Distinct).

He had is primary education at Leos catholic school,Lagos and later proceeded to Osun state, where he attended Olashore International Secondary school. A graduate of Law from One of Uk's respected University, University of Reading, Folarin Falana (also known as Falz) Later proceeded to the Nigerian law school and was finally called to bar in February, 2012 as officially certified legal practitioner.

Falz Biography,Rapper,Entertainer,Lawyer.

Name: Folarin Falana
Stage Name:Falz the Bahd Guy
Date of Birth: October 27,1990.
State of Birth: Lagos.
State of Origin: Ekiti State.
Occupation:Rap Music artiste,entertainer, Barrister.
Falz Nigerian rapper aka Bahd guy

Falz The Bahd Guy is the stage name for fast rising and talented Nigerian trained lawyer turned Music rapper and entertainer.

A son of renowned and successful Nigeria lawyer, Femi Falana, Falz took his stage name from is Surname, Falana and then added Bahd Guy( an abbreviation for, Brilliant And Highly Distinct).

He had is primary education at Leos catholic school,Lagos and later proceeded to Osun state, where he attended Olashore International Secondary school. A graduate of Law from One of Uk's respected University, University of Reading, Folarin Falana (also known as Falz) Later proceeded to the Nigerian law school and was finally called to bar in February, 2012 as officially certified legal practitioner.


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

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.

 see more pictures of Frank Edwards below

Frank Edwards

Frank Edwards


Real Name: Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye
Stage Names: P-Square
Date of Birth: November 18th, 1981
State of Birth:  Jos,Plateau State.
State of Origin: Ifite Dunu, Anambra State,Eastern Nigeria.
Paul Okoye image picture
Paul Okoye of P-Square 

Nigerian Hip hop musician, Peter and Paul Okoye needs no introduction in the Nigerian music industry. The duo of hip hop artist became a household name with the release of Get squared album in 2005, which was released under their own music record label, Square records. Prior before then they released their first Music Album as an artist under Timbuk2 Music Label, titled "Last Nite"

P Square, otherwise refer to as Peter and Paul Okoye are identical twins whose passion for music started when they were still teenagers at Saint Murumba Secondary school,a Catholic church own missionary school in Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria. Before finally settling with the stage name, P-square, they have at sometimes used several stage names, such as P&P,Double P and Da pees.

the music duo later in 1997 while still at school, formed an acapella group called "MMMPP" alongside M clef (Itemoh),Melvin,Michael,Peter and Paul. The Musicians later formed a dance group called smooth criminal in the same year, 1997.
Paul Okoye and Peter Okoye of Psquare
Paul Okoye (left) with Peter Okoye (right)

Peter and Paul Okoye, P-square,In 1999 applied and gained admission into the University of Abuja to study Business, which led to members of the group going their separate ways.

P-square music duo in 2003 kick starts their professional music career, with the release of their debut album "Last nite" which received Kora awards nomination for most promising musical artist and in the same year they won their first professional recognition at the Amen Award as "Best R & B group", they are managed and promoted by Howie T. Chief executive officer of Adrot Nigeria Limited.

In 2005, the duo released their second studio album, "Get squared", a compilation that fully launched them into the Nigerian music industry and sets the foundation for the current popularity they enjoy. The 2005 released album was trending all over radio and television stations across Nigeria,Africa and even South Africa where they enjoy large followers and fans. The hit track after which the album was named after was a club banging hit, with a master piece video, which was produce and directed by their Brother, Jude "Engees" Okoye. The song toped MTV Base chart for a whole month.
Peter Okoye, P-square image
Peter Okoye of P-square

2007, the most successful p-square album of all time titled; Game Over, was released under square records, selling over 8 million copies Worldwide.

2009, Paul and Peter Okoye,Psquare having conquered the Music scene in Nigeria with the Game Over album earlier in 2007, released Their fourth Studio album work, titled "Danger" which had top collaboration from Frenzy, 2-Face Idibia and J Martins. The hit track "Danger" is a core hip hop song, with high tempo, cutting synths and a frog bass baseline.

In 2011, they released their 5th studio album, titled The Invasion.

In 2014, their 6th album was released, titled, Double Trouble, which had tracks like Personally,with Video dedicated to the memory of late Pop Icon, Michael Jackson and "Ejeajo", Meaning lets dance in Yoruba language, spoken by people from Western  Nigeria.Ejeajo song by P-square featured top America music artist, T.I.

P Square at different occasion have been accused of sampling songs and electronic feel from  western artist, popular among which are songs like Game Over, Danger,which many says has similar frog baseline like that of Eminem, an American artist and Get Squared. The Okoye brothers had at various interview debunk such claims.

Peter Okoye in 2013 married his longtime girl friend Titilola Loretta Omotayo. Both already had two kids, Cameron Peter Okoye (Son) and Aliona Peter Okoye (Daughter). The societal wedding held at the Ark in Lekki was attended by who is who in Nigeria, in attendance was Business mogul and Africas richest man, Aliko Dangote, Genevieve Nnaji,Dr sid,Don Jazzy,Emmanuel Adebayor, Kate Henshaw and a host of other top Nigerian celebrities.

Paul Okoye married his long time girlfriend Anita Isama on March 22, 2014 at a well attended event by host of Nigerian celebrities at the Aztech Arcum Events Center in Port Harcourt.

The couple met while studying at the Uiversity of Abuja, and had earlier on April 11, 2013 welcomed their first child Andre Paul Okoye, born in Atlanta Georgia.


Awards

Okoye Brothers remain one of the most successful Nigerian musicians of all time winning numerous awards and endorsements, Notable awards and numbers won are 

The Headies,5 won so far.
City Mag 9th Awards Show, 1.
Nigerian Music Awards (NMA),2.
Channel O Music Video Awards,5 awards won so far.
MTV Africa Music Awards, 4 total awards till date.
KORA Awards,1.
Lil Perry Productions Awards,1.
BET Awards (1 Nomination, 0 won)

Other Nominations are, MOBO Awards,Ghana Music Awards,MTV Europe Music Awards,Soul Train Music Awards.



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Biography of P Square,Nigerian Music artist

Real Name: Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye
Stage Names: P-Square
Date of Birth: November 18th, 1981
State of Birth:  Jos,Plateau State.
State of Origin: Ifite Dunu, Anambra State,Eastern Nigeria.
Paul Okoye image picture
Paul Okoye of P-Square 

Nigerian Hip hop musician, Peter and Paul Okoye needs no introduction in the Nigerian music industry. The duo of hip hop artist became a household name with the release of Get squared album in 2005, which was released under their own music record label, Square records. Prior before then they released their first Music Album as an artist under Timbuk2 Music Label, titled "Last Nite"

P Square, otherwise refer to as Peter and Paul Okoye are identical twins whose passion for music started when they were still teenagers at Saint Murumba Secondary school,a Catholic church own missionary school in Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria. Before finally settling with the stage name, P-square, they have at sometimes used several stage names, such as P&P,Double P and Da pees.

the music duo later in 1997 while still at school, formed an acapella group called "MMMPP" alongside M clef (Itemoh),Melvin,Michael,Peter and Paul. The Musicians later formed a dance group called smooth criminal in the same year, 1997.
Paul Okoye and Peter Okoye of Psquare
Paul Okoye (left) with Peter Okoye (right)

Peter and Paul Okoye, P-square,In 1999 applied and gained admission into the University of Abuja to study Business, which led to members of the group going their separate ways.

P-square music duo in 2003 kick starts their professional music career, with the release of their debut album "Last nite" which received Kora awards nomination for most promising musical artist and in the same year they won their first professional recognition at the Amen Award as "Best R & B group", they are managed and promoted by Howie T. Chief executive officer of Adrot Nigeria Limited.

In 2005, the duo released their second studio album, "Get squared", a compilation that fully launched them into the Nigerian music industry and sets the foundation for the current popularity they enjoy. The 2005 released album was trending all over radio and television stations across Nigeria,Africa and even South Africa where they enjoy large followers and fans. The hit track after which the album was named after was a club banging hit, with a master piece video, which was produce and directed by their Brother, Jude "Engees" Okoye. The song toped MTV Base chart for a whole month.
Peter Okoye, P-square image
Peter Okoye of P-square

2007, the most successful p-square album of all time titled; Game Over, was released under square records, selling over 8 million copies Worldwide.

2009, Paul and Peter Okoye,Psquare having conquered the Music scene in Nigeria with the Game Over album earlier in 2007, released Their fourth Studio album work, titled "Danger" which had top collaboration from Frenzy, 2-Face Idibia and J Martins. The hit track "Danger" is a core hip hop song, with high tempo, cutting synths and a frog bass baseline.

In 2011, they released their 5th studio album, titled The Invasion.

In 2014, their 6th album was released, titled, Double Trouble, which had tracks like Personally,with Video dedicated to the memory of late Pop Icon, Michael Jackson and "Ejeajo", Meaning lets dance in Yoruba language, spoken by people from Western  Nigeria.Ejeajo song by P-square featured top America music artist, T.I.

P Square at different occasion have been accused of sampling songs and electronic feel from  western artist, popular among which are songs like Game Over, Danger,which many says has similar frog baseline like that of Eminem, an American artist and Get Squared. The Okoye brothers had at various interview debunk such claims.

Peter Okoye in 2013 married his longtime girl friend Titilola Loretta Omotayo. Both already had two kids, Cameron Peter Okoye (Son) and Aliona Peter Okoye (Daughter). The societal wedding held at the Ark in Lekki was attended by who is who in Nigeria, in attendance was Business mogul and Africas richest man, Aliko Dangote, Genevieve Nnaji,Dr sid,Don Jazzy,Emmanuel Adebayor, Kate Henshaw and a host of other top Nigerian celebrities.

Paul Okoye married his long time girlfriend Anita Isama on March 22, 2014 at a well attended event by host of Nigerian celebrities at the Aztech Arcum Events Center in Port Harcourt.

The couple met while studying at the Uiversity of Abuja, and had earlier on April 11, 2013 welcomed their first child Andre Paul Okoye, born in Atlanta Georgia.


Awards

Okoye Brothers remain one of the most successful Nigerian musicians of all time winning numerous awards and endorsements, Notable awards and numbers won are 

The Headies,5 won so far.
City Mag 9th Awards Show, 1.
Nigerian Music Awards (NMA),2.
Channel O Music Video Awards,5 awards won so far.
MTV Africa Music Awards, 4 total awards till date.
KORA Awards,1.
Lil Perry Productions Awards,1.
BET Awards (1 Nomination, 0 won)

Other Nominations are, MOBO Awards,Ghana Music Awards,MTV Europe Music Awards,Soul Train Music Awards.



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Real Name: Chinedu Okoli
Stage Names: Flavour,Flavour N'abania
Date of Birth: November 23rd, 1983
State of Birth:  Enugu State.
State of Origin: Umunze,Orumba South LGA, Anambra State, Eastern Nigeria.
Nigerian artist, Flavour
Nigerian artist, Flavour

Flavour is the first son of his family of four siblings and seven step brothers and sisters.

Loved for his Originality in songwriting and Music delivery in Nigerian Highlife style, mixed with a modern appeal of Afro hip hop, Nigerian music celebrity popularly called Flavour among his large following audience is a music listeners delight any day, any time!

The Nigerian singer started out in his local church as a drummer in Enugu state and aside playing drums, Flavour is also very skillful in the use of musical instrument like the guitars, Piano, keyboards. 

in 1996, through his church pastor he got introduced to the owner of soundcity communications, an emerging music company with the passion to train young Nigerians on the art of music making, performance and others basics. He gained scholarship training to get tought on professional performer and learning basics of music while at Soundcity communications.

Names like Dekumzy, Isi Charles and Nnachie were also instrumental in him learning music production.

Its worthy to note here that the exposure the Nigerian musician gained while been a pianist and drummer at city center in Enugu with a group of local bands he joined kicked start his professional career exposure and boost needed stage confidence he now enjoys.

In year 2015, the artist released his debut album which was produced by Kingsley Ogoro recording studio in Lagos.

The breakthrough finally came in 2010 when Flavour N'abania released the second album titled "Uplifted". The album was released by lolhiphop records, based in south Africa, it had tracks like "Nwa Baby" a remix of Ashawo, "Adamma" which translate as Daughter of beauty in Igbo language, a dialect The artist uses in most of his songs. Others singles in the 2010 album is "Oyi" translated as feeling cold in Igbo language (Spoken by people from Eastern Nigeria) which he featured fellow female musician Tiwa Savage.

This album and tracks contained in the release, made Flavour N'abania a household name and most sought after Musicians in Nigeria, landing several deals and brand endorsement popular among which is the Globacom Nigeria, Telecommunication deal.

October 18, 2012 under 2nite entertainment owned by the artist himself and iROCKING Limited, He released his 3rd studio album titled "Blessed" an album the artist claimed will help him be better position to define is personality and music style in the Nigerian industry.

Albums and released year

N'abania (2005)
Uplifted (2010)
Blessed (2012)
Thankful (2014)

Awards:
Awards won includes Best High Life Video, Best Indigenous Concept, Best use of costumes, Best R&B/Pop Album, Video of the Year 2013 all won by "Ada Ada" track.

City people entertainment awards for Best collabo of the year 2013 on the song "Give it to me" featuring Kcee.
Also in 2013, He won the NMVA award for Best Highlife musician for ""Kwarikwa" (featuring M-Jay, Wage G.Jay Dey, Elense).

Others are Best traditional artist,best video of the year, awarded by African Muzik Magazine awards in 2014.

Best live act, awarded by MTV Africa music awards in 2014.

Video of the year award, by City People in 2014 for song title; ada ada.


Other awards won since the beginning of his career are "The Headies" "Nigerian Entertainment Awards" "Channel O Music video Awards"


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Flavour biography-Nigerian musician Music Profile.

Real Name: Chinedu Okoli
Stage Names: Flavour,Flavour N'abania
Date of Birth: November 23rd, 1983
State of Birth:  Enugu State.
State of Origin: Umunze,Orumba South LGA, Anambra State, Eastern Nigeria.
Nigerian artist, Flavour
Nigerian artist, Flavour

Flavour is the first son of his family of four siblings and seven step brothers and sisters.

Loved for his Originality in songwriting and Music delivery in Nigerian Highlife style, mixed with a modern appeal of Afro hip hop, Nigerian music celebrity popularly called Flavour among his large following audience is a music listeners delight any day, any time!

The Nigerian singer started out in his local church as a drummer in Enugu state and aside playing drums, Flavour is also very skillful in the use of musical instrument like the guitars, Piano, keyboards. 

in 1996, through his church pastor he got introduced to the owner of soundcity communications, an emerging music company with the passion to train young Nigerians on the art of music making, performance and others basics. He gained scholarship training to get tought on professional performer and learning basics of music while at Soundcity communications.

Names like Dekumzy, Isi Charles and Nnachie were also instrumental in him learning music production.

Its worthy to note here that the exposure the Nigerian musician gained while been a pianist and drummer at city center in Enugu with a group of local bands he joined kicked start his professional career exposure and boost needed stage confidence he now enjoys.

In year 2015, the artist released his debut album which was produced by Kingsley Ogoro recording studio in Lagos.

The breakthrough finally came in 2010 when Flavour N'abania released the second album titled "Uplifted". The album was released by lolhiphop records, based in south Africa, it had tracks like "Nwa Baby" a remix of Ashawo, "Adamma" which translate as Daughter of beauty in Igbo language, a dialect The artist uses in most of his songs. Others singles in the 2010 album is "Oyi" translated as feeling cold in Igbo language (Spoken by people from Eastern Nigeria) which he featured fellow female musician Tiwa Savage.

This album and tracks contained in the release, made Flavour N'abania a household name and most sought after Musicians in Nigeria, landing several deals and brand endorsement popular among which is the Globacom Nigeria, Telecommunication deal.

October 18, 2012 under 2nite entertainment owned by the artist himself and iROCKING Limited, He released his 3rd studio album titled "Blessed" an album the artist claimed will help him be better position to define is personality and music style in the Nigerian industry.

Albums and released year

N'abania (2005)
Uplifted (2010)
Blessed (2012)
Thankful (2014)

Awards:
Awards won includes Best High Life Video, Best Indigenous Concept, Best use of costumes, Best R&B/Pop Album, Video of the Year 2013 all won by "Ada Ada" track.

City people entertainment awards for Best collabo of the year 2013 on the song "Give it to me" featuring Kcee.
Also in 2013, He won the NMVA award for Best Highlife musician for ""Kwarikwa" (featuring M-Jay, Wage G.Jay Dey, Elense).

Others are Best traditional artist,best video of the year, awarded by African Muzik Magazine awards in 2014.

Best live act, awarded by MTV Africa music awards in 2014.

Video of the year award, by City People in 2014 for song title; ada ada.


Other awards won since the beginning of his career are "The Headies" "Nigerian Entertainment Awards" "Channel O Music video Awards"


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Real Name: Tiwatope Savage-Balogun
Stage Names: Tiwa Savage
Date of Birth: February 5th, 1980
State of Birth: Lagos State
State of Origin:Isa le Eko, Lagos Island, Lagos state.

Tiwa Savage Biography,profiles,family,songs and achievements, enjoy reading!
Nigerian Singer, Tiwa Savage
Nigerian Singer, Tiwa Savage

The Mavin records Queen Tiwa Savage is a Popular household name in the Nigeria Music industries with several hit songs to her credit. In 2012 She got signed to Don Jazzy's Mavin records which has likes of Dr. Sid, D Prince,Don Jazzy ,Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, and Di'Ja signed to the Nigerian record label. She also owns 323 Entertainment with her manager turned husband Tunji "Tee Bilz" Balogun. 

Tiwa Savage graduated with Business administration from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom, UK. where she grew up,  having relocated with her parents at the age of 11 to the UK. She had a short career at The Royal Bank of Scotland, before taking up music full time.

The Nigerian Music celebrity later went on to study professional music at renowned, Berklee College of music in Boston, United States, graduating with a degree at the age of 27.

She got signed to Sony/ATV Music in 2009, writing songs for the likes of Monica("Catch Me" song),Babyface,Kat Deluna and a collaboration with American artist,Fantasia on the song "Collard Greens & Cornbread" which got Nominated for a Grammy award.

Others Songs Tiwa had her contributions are, background vocal artist for Whitney Houston's music album "I Look to you" released in 2009.  "Oh Yeah" written for Jacko, featuring fellow American rapper Snoop Dogg, she also wrote "Push Push" for Kate Deluna, a music song which featured David Guetta and Akon.

Prior to breaking into the Nigeria music scene, where she now gains dominance and released her debut album "Kele Kele Love in 2010, Tiwa Salvage was at one time a featured contestant in the Music reality show, X-Factor, UK edition in 2006.

Till date, Tiwa Savage is recognized as the one of Nigerian music artist to have worked with highest number of international music recording artist such as lent vocals for American music diva, Mary J. Blige, back up vocals for George Michael at age 16,lent vocals for Ms. Dynamite, Chaka Khan, Kelly Clarkson, Andrea Bocelli,Blu Cantrell and Emma Bunton.

Tiwa Savage has also share music stage with the following international music artist,The Black Eyed Peas, Eminem, Sting, 50 Cent, Destiny's Child and Robbie Williams.
 Nigerian artist she's shared a stage and collaborations with are Wizkid, Dr. Sid, D'Prince, Don Jazzy,2Face Idibia, Phatoranking,Solid star,Flavor,Waje, Praiz, Timi Dakolo,Iceberg Slim,General Pype,Sarkodie (Ghanian artist) and Pamela Egoh  to mention but few.

Tiwa Savage is a success story in the Nigerian music scene with several brand endorsement from multinational firms, she is a brand ambassador of mobile telecommunication giant MTN Nigeria, Makers of soup seasoning, Maggi star, Oil firm Forte Oil, and beverage makers, Pepsi among other deals and endorsements. The Pepsi deal makes Tiwa Savage the first African female musician to have been signed as brand ambassador for the soft drink makers.

Tiwa Savage Popular singles of all times are: 
"Kele Kele Love" released 2010.
"Love Me,Love Me, Love Me eeh" released 2011.
 "Ife Wa Gbona" and "Oma Ga" released 2012.
2013 hit singles from Mavin record diva, Tiwa include "Without My Heart" (featuring Don Jazzy),"Olorun Mi"
"Eminado" (featuring Don Jazzy) "Love in Yellow" all songs from the album "Once Upon a Time"

While her fans and Nigerians were still jamming to Eminado song, she released 'Dorobucci" alongsides Mavin records all stars Dr. Sid, D Prince,Don Jazzy ,Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, and Di'Ja in 2014.
tiwa savage picture with husband Tunde Balogun
Tiwa Savage picture with husband Tunde Balogun

Tiwa got engaged to her music manager, Tunji "Tee Bilz" Balogun on 5th February 2013, The Duo of Tiwa and Tunji Balogun later got wedded on November 23rd, 2013 at an elaborate and well attended traditional marriage ceremony held at the Ark Event center in Lekki. celebrities in attendance at Tiwa 's marriage included but not limited to Femi Otedola, Aliko Dangote, Don Jazzy,Toolz, Eniola Badmus, Omawumi, Iyanya, King Sunny Ade, Agbani Darego, Banky W., Rita Dominic, Davido, Lola Okoye (wife of Peter Okoye of psquare), Dr SID, Toke Makinwa, and Karen Igho. (Source: Wikipedia)
 The white wedding was held in Dubai at Armani Hotel on April 26 2014, The couple announced the delivery of their baby boy on July 22, 2015.


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Tiwa Savage Biography,profiles,family,songs and achievements

Real Name: Tiwatope Savage-Balogun
Stage Names: Tiwa Savage
Date of Birth: February 5th, 1980
State of Birth: Lagos State
State of Origin:Isa le Eko, Lagos Island, Lagos state.

Tiwa Savage Biography,profiles,family,songs and achievements, enjoy reading!
Nigerian Singer, Tiwa Savage
Nigerian Singer, Tiwa Savage

The Mavin records Queen Tiwa Savage is a Popular household name in the Nigeria Music industries with several hit songs to her credit. In 2012 She got signed to Don Jazzy's Mavin records which has likes of Dr. Sid, D Prince,Don Jazzy ,Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, and Di'Ja signed to the Nigerian record label. She also owns 323 Entertainment with her manager turned husband Tunji "Tee Bilz" Balogun. 

Tiwa Savage graduated with Business administration from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom, UK. where she grew up,  having relocated with her parents at the age of 11 to the UK. She had a short career at The Royal Bank of Scotland, before taking up music full time.

The Nigerian Music celebrity later went on to study professional music at renowned, Berklee College of music in Boston, United States, graduating with a degree at the age of 27.

She got signed to Sony/ATV Music in 2009, writing songs for the likes of Monica("Catch Me" song),Babyface,Kat Deluna and a collaboration with American artist,Fantasia on the song "Collard Greens & Cornbread" which got Nominated for a Grammy award.

Others Songs Tiwa had her contributions are, background vocal artist for Whitney Houston's music album "I Look to you" released in 2009.  "Oh Yeah" written for Jacko, featuring fellow American rapper Snoop Dogg, she also wrote "Push Push" for Kate Deluna, a music song which featured David Guetta and Akon.

Prior to breaking into the Nigeria music scene, where she now gains dominance and released her debut album "Kele Kele Love in 2010, Tiwa Salvage was at one time a featured contestant in the Music reality show, X-Factor, UK edition in 2006.

Till date, Tiwa Savage is recognized as the one of Nigerian music artist to have worked with highest number of international music recording artist such as lent vocals for American music diva, Mary J. Blige, back up vocals for George Michael at age 16,lent vocals for Ms. Dynamite, Chaka Khan, Kelly Clarkson, Andrea Bocelli,Blu Cantrell and Emma Bunton.

Tiwa Savage has also share music stage with the following international music artist,The Black Eyed Peas, Eminem, Sting, 50 Cent, Destiny's Child and Robbie Williams.
 Nigerian artist she's shared a stage and collaborations with are Wizkid, Dr. Sid, D'Prince, Don Jazzy,2Face Idibia, Phatoranking,Solid star,Flavor,Waje, Praiz, Timi Dakolo,Iceberg Slim,General Pype,Sarkodie (Ghanian artist) and Pamela Egoh  to mention but few.

Tiwa Savage is a success story in the Nigerian music scene with several brand endorsement from multinational firms, she is a brand ambassador of mobile telecommunication giant MTN Nigeria, Makers of soup seasoning, Maggi star, Oil firm Forte Oil, and beverage makers, Pepsi among other deals and endorsements. The Pepsi deal makes Tiwa Savage the first African female musician to have been signed as brand ambassador for the soft drink makers.

Tiwa Savage Popular singles of all times are: 
"Kele Kele Love" released 2010.
"Love Me,Love Me, Love Me eeh" released 2011.
 "Ife Wa Gbona" and "Oma Ga" released 2012.
2013 hit singles from Mavin record diva, Tiwa include "Without My Heart" (featuring Don Jazzy),"Olorun Mi"
"Eminado" (featuring Don Jazzy) "Love in Yellow" all songs from the album "Once Upon a Time"

While her fans and Nigerians were still jamming to Eminado song, she released 'Dorobucci" alongsides Mavin records all stars Dr. Sid, D Prince,Don Jazzy ,Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, and Di'Ja in 2014.
tiwa savage picture with husband Tunde Balogun
Tiwa Savage picture with husband Tunde Balogun

Tiwa got engaged to her music manager, Tunji "Tee Bilz" Balogun on 5th February 2013, The Duo of Tiwa and Tunji Balogun later got wedded on November 23rd, 2013 at an elaborate and well attended traditional marriage ceremony held at the Ark Event center in Lekki. celebrities in attendance at Tiwa 's marriage included but not limited to Femi Otedola, Aliko Dangote, Don Jazzy,Toolz, Eniola Badmus, Omawumi, Iyanya, King Sunny Ade, Agbani Darego, Banky W., Rita Dominic, Davido, Lola Okoye (wife of Peter Okoye of psquare), Dr SID, Toke Makinwa, and Karen Igho. (Source: Wikipedia)
 The white wedding was held in Dubai at Armani Hotel on April 26 2014, The couple announced the delivery of their baby boy on July 22, 2015.


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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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Name: Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru
Stage Names: Reminisce (aka Alaga Ibile)
Date of Birth: January 26
State of Birth: Kaduna State
State of Origin: Ogun state.
Reminisce performing on stage picture
Reminisce live on stage


Ever heard Kako bi chicken and the hard beat instrumentals? that music was done by no other than Reminisce. 

The Nigerian rap artist hails from Ogun state, a neighbouring State to Nigeria's former capital and claimed center of excellence state, Lagos, was discovered as a rising talent by prolific music producer and Video director ID Cabasa, whos is also acknowledged to have brought in big names like 9ice,Olamide, Jahbless into the Nigerian music industry.

Photo: Reminisce, Nigerian rap artist
Photo: Reminisce, Nigerian rap artist
A graduate of Kwara state polytechnic with Diploma in purchasing and supply, Remilekun safaru aka Reminisce began his full time musical career in 2008, collaborating with 9ice on the song title 'bachelor's life' , which was one of the songs on GONGO ASO album. his style of song delivery is a mix of Yoruba and English, with in-depth use of yoruba slang and rhymes.

Prior before music, Remilekun safaru aka Reminisce gave a story of how he earn a living from selling shoes at Yaba in Lagos.

On march 31, 2012 Reminisce released is first sophomore album titled "Book of Rap" which had popular Music producers like Sarz, Legendury beatz,Pastorchild ad josshbeatz with Jospo. The album received wider air play and commercial success with tracks  "Kako bi Chicken", "If only".

On November 15, 2013 Reminisce released his highly anticipated second studio album ALAGA IBILE, Which featured top Nigerian music artist like Davido (on the track;fela Daddy), Wizkid (on the track Eleniyan. other features include "Government" featuring Olamide, among others.

Reminisce (Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru) biography

Name: Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru
Stage Names: Reminisce (aka Alaga Ibile)
Date of Birth: January 26
State of Birth: Kaduna State
State of Origin: Ogun state.
Reminisce performing on stage picture
Reminisce live on stage


Ever heard Kako bi chicken and the hard beat instrumentals? that music was done by no other than Reminisce. 

The Nigerian rap artist hails from Ogun state, a neighbouring State to Nigeria's former capital and claimed center of excellence state, Lagos, was discovered as a rising talent by prolific music producer and Video director ID Cabasa, whos is also acknowledged to have brought in big names like 9ice,Olamide, Jahbless into the Nigerian music industry.

Photo: Reminisce, Nigerian rap artist
Photo: Reminisce, Nigerian rap artist
A graduate of Kwara state polytechnic with Diploma in purchasing and supply, Remilekun safaru aka Reminisce began his full time musical career in 2008, collaborating with 9ice on the song title 'bachelor's life' , which was one of the songs on GONGO ASO album. his style of song delivery is a mix of Yoruba and English, with in-depth use of yoruba slang and rhymes.

Prior before music, Remilekun safaru aka Reminisce gave a story of how he earn a living from selling shoes at Yaba in Lagos.

On march 31, 2012 Reminisce released is first sophomore album titled "Book of Rap" which had popular Music producers like Sarz, Legendury beatz,Pastorchild ad josshbeatz with Jospo. The album received wider air play and commercial success with tracks  "Kako bi Chicken", "If only".

On November 15, 2013 Reminisce released his highly anticipated second studio album ALAGA IBILE, Which featured top Nigerian music artist like Davido (on the track;fela Daddy), Wizkid (on the track Eleniyan. other features include "Government" featuring Olamide, among others.

Olamide badoo
 Olamide
After a fruitful arrival of his fourth studio collection, Olamide is situated to end the year in a fantastic style with a show.

Prepare to get entertained On the 28th of December 2014 with loads of sounds and beats that will keep your feet dancing for longer.

Olamide who simply provided for us 'Road OT' as his fourth studio collection is closing the year in grand style with a planned live concert billed to hold at  Eko Hotel and Suit, in Victoria Island, Lagos  Nigeria on Saturday, 28 Dec. 2014.

Get prepared for the greatest show of the year! This beyond any doubt will be a significant show not to miss!

Regular entry tickets sells for N5,000, while VIP tickets is N25,000.

You can purchase your Tickets online at www(dot)naijaticketshop(dot)com and the following outlets in Lagos: Silverbird Cinemas in Victoria Island, Ikeja City Mall,Ozone Cinemas, Eko Hotel(venue of the event).

Details: Olamide Live in concert at Eko Hotels Victoria Island

Olamide badoo
 Olamide
After a fruitful arrival of his fourth studio collection, Olamide is situated to end the year in a fantastic style with a show.

Prepare to get entertained On the 28th of December 2014 with loads of sounds and beats that will keep your feet dancing for longer.

Olamide who simply provided for us 'Road OT' as his fourth studio collection is closing the year in grand style with a planned live concert billed to hold at  Eko Hotel and Suit, in Victoria Island, Lagos  Nigeria on Saturday, 28 Dec. 2014.

Get prepared for the greatest show of the year! This beyond any doubt will be a significant show not to miss!

Regular entry tickets sells for N5,000, while VIP tickets is N25,000.

You can purchase your Tickets online at www(dot)naijaticketshop(dot)com and the following outlets in Lagos: Silverbird Cinemas in Victoria Island, Ikeja City Mall,Ozone Cinemas, Eko Hotel(venue of the event).

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:   Olamide Adedeji
Stage Name: Olamide a.k.a Badoo
Date of birth:  15 March 1989
Place of birth: Bariga, Lagos State
State of origin:Bariga, Lagos State
Olamide- Hip-hop artist

Olamide was born in Bariga Lagos, to yoruba family, he graduated from Tai Solarin university of education in the department of mass communication. in the year 2000 he began his musical career as a hip hop Nigerian artist, with yoruba (a Nigeria language) as his primary language of lyrics composition, delivering most of his songs in Yoruba with a miss of English and Pidgin English.

Olamide released his first career album in 2011, titled, Rapsodi which had hit songs like Eni du ro,Apa ti Jabo, Young Erikina,First of All. in 2012 he released his second studio album titled YBNL, which had a hit track "Voice of The Street"

He has since colaborated with several Nigerian artist such as 9ice, Davido,Phyno, Tiwa Savage, Kayswitch, Dammy Krane, Reminisce, Samklef, Buckwylla, Minus 2 and Base One amongs others.
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Olamide is a young Nigerian that fought his way to stardom from the street of Bariga, Lagos, overcame all odds to becoming a household name,

Olamide Adedeji Biography, Nigerian hip hop musician

Name:   Olamide Adedeji
Stage Name: Olamide a.k.a Badoo
Date of birth:  15 March 1989
Place of birth: Bariga, Lagos State
State of origin:Bariga, Lagos State
Olamide- Hip-hop artist

Olamide was born in Bariga Lagos, to yoruba family, he graduated from Tai Solarin university of education in the department of mass communication. in the year 2000 he began his musical career as a hip hop Nigerian artist, with yoruba (a Nigeria language) as his primary language of lyrics composition, delivering most of his songs in Yoruba with a miss of English and Pidgin English.

Olamide released his first career album in 2011, titled, Rapsodi which had hit songs like Eni du ro,Apa ti Jabo, Young Erikina,First of All. in 2012 he released his second studio album titled YBNL, which had a hit track "Voice of The Street"

He has since colaborated with several Nigerian artist such as 9ice, Davido,Phyno, Tiwa Savage, Kayswitch, Dammy Krane, Reminisce, Samklef, Buckwylla, Minus 2 and Base One amongs others.
Photo Credit: letdamusikplay. wordpress. com

Olamide is a young Nigerian that fought his way to stardom from the street of Bariga, Lagos, overcame all odds to becoming a household name,

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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photo credit: Facebook Banky W signing MTN Nigeria contract
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

photo credit: Facebook
photo credit: Facebook Banky W signing MTN Nigeria contract
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. 








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