Few Nigerian Artists / Pictures And Somethings You May Want To Know About Them.
The details given here explained, tells or let us know more about some Nigerian Celebrities, their personalities, what they have done in the music industry and and the country as well.
Incase you may care to Know as research comes together with our details, we found out that the first Music Concert In Nigeria was held in Abeokuta in 1852 before it finally arrived in Lagos in 1961.
Although that’s the great history of how Music all begins in Nigeria and present personalities here where not all given birth by then, everything seemed as history to them too just like you and i.
But once in life, a time is coming where our present ways of doing music will become old as well then the new existing generation will take over from us and change everything just the way we did to that of our forefathers.
To be sincere with you, apart from research, I can’t really tell much about the oldest form of music in Nigeria or even the most celebrated stars in those old time. If i may say, am a generation of wizkid regime, just like about to tell you some few things concerning my own generational music style, the celebrity and what they have done successfully for the people.
1. Wizkid (StarBoy)
Ayo Deji Balogun a Nigerian music icon popular known as Wizkid, all started his carrier in the church by playing instruments is today celebrated all round the world did taking his carrier to the next ground and by making good music for the people.
In 2009, wizkid was signed to Empire Mate Entertainment owned by the current Nigerian music singer and politician Olubankole Wellington popular known as Banky W.
He recorded his first track under the label title Halla At Your Boy and the same song which the hit that brought him into the Nigerian music limelight. Wizkid first shown his face on Banky W old music video then Lagos Party. Currently, he is the boss of Star Boy Entertainment record with some singed entertainers under him.
2. Davido (Omo Baba Olowo_OBO)
David Adeleke is a Nigerian but was born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States in November 21 1992 into the home of Nigerian Billionaire and the most recognized rich family in the state.
He is popularly known as Davido with numerous songs both featuring and single from himself. DAVIDO who jumped into doing music 10years ago according to him was arrested and locked up by his father because that wasn’t what he actually want him to do.
OBO shared some great stories about himself while trying then to become an artist and the people who motivated him into music instead of his father choice of carrier.
In history of Nigerian music, Davido is the only person who’s gate man have a massive mansion and cars (Benz). His music label Davido Music Worldwide has about huge numbers of members and all of them receive according to there rank without being cheated.
He gives a helping hand to upcoming artist in Nigeria more than any other label boss. He owns a mansion in banana island Lagos Nigeria, worth half of a billionaire. Currently he has 3 children from different Baby mans, 2 famale and 1 male.
3. Olamide (Baddo)
Olamide Adedji is a Nigerian Street singer who goes by his real name Olamide in his music and business carrier. He started music in early age, was fully announced to the world when he released his hit song “Eni Duro” in 2010 after the death of Dagrin.
When he first came into the music industry, he was signed into ID Cabasa’s record label “Coded Tunez” which was managed then by Industry’s heavy weight, Toni Payne.
As he continue to make good success in his music carrier, he left the label in early 2012 to form the current YBNL Nation which is into existence uptill date. He has raised a lots of Nigerian music artists like Viktor, Chinko Ekun, Fireboy DML, Adekunle Gold, picazo, Lyta and the present Igbo music representative Phyno and many others.
4. Burna Boy (African Giant).
Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu Rex a self acclaimed African Giant is became popularly known in Nigeria in 2018 with the stage name Burna Boy after dropping a hot hit song title “On The Low” and Gbona.
Before he hit fully into the Nigerian Music Industry, Burna Boy has being patient doing what he love knowing that a day will comes where he will be recognize for his great job.
He is a dance hall music artist and great pantual speaker as he was recently nominated for the world best known Grammy Award. The African Giant album gained him a lot of recognition following with his newly dropped extended play as well Twice As Tall.
5. Patoranking (WhaYaSay )
Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie the WhaYaSay slangs founder popularly known as Patoranking was born in 27 May 1990 and he grew up choosing music as his carrier.
Without you knowing, if you meet this young man in different country you won’t know he is a Nigerian because of the way his speaks.
Being a reagga artist has motivate him more into perfecting his music languages and that alone has made him a different person from others in the Nigerian music world.
Currently, he his under a label name Amari Musiq owned by him, established in the year 2018 after leaving exhausting contract with the label he signed deals with in the past.
After going through this few given details, I believe you will be able to at least give a meaningful things about the celebrity or star who appears here on the list. Starting from Wizkid, Davido, Olamide, Burna Boy and to the last person Patoranking, although there are still much things about them that you need to know, this will be a continuation on our other write up.
The history and first place, year and where music was first held in Nigerian is also another powerful tools you should most especially if you an artist. This article will help you know a lots as you read with carefulness.