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Bukola Elemide, popularly known by her stage name “Asa”, is a popular Nigerian singer and songwriter. Her style is a mix of jazz and pop. She is a very popular name in the Nigerian music Industry and has recorded a lot of hit singles and some albums too. Asa first came into limelight when she released her debut album titled “Asa” in which she worked with multi award winning producer, Cobahms Asuquo. Join me as I take you through her early life and childhood, her music career, net worth and some of her songs.

ASAS’S EARLY LIFE AND CHILDHOOD
Adam was born on the 17th September 1982 in Paris, France to Nigerian parents. Her father worked as a cinematographer. She is the only female in a family with three other male children. At the age of two, her family relocated to Lagos, Nigeria where she grew up before returning back to France 18 years later to kick start her career as a recording artiste. On her return to Paris, she went to IMFP school of Jazz music to study. At the school, her teachers told her her she was good to go on with her career and needed no schooling.

ASA’S MUSIC CAREER
Asa’s love for music grew as she usually listened to her father’s music collection for his work. The collection had the songs from the likes of Fela Kuti, Bob Marley, King Sunny Ade, Marvin Gaye and many more. Asa also looks up to Angelique Kidjo, who she says is her mentor. Her first single titled “Eye Adaba”, kick started her career in the Nigerian music scene and it got a lot of positive views. Soon after she got signed to Naive Records and proceeded to work with Cobahms Asuquo, thanks to her manager Janet Nwose, to release what would would be her first Platinum album in 2008. The album got her a lot of recognition and awards too as she claimed the prestigious French Constantin Award in 2008.

Her next work came in 2010 with “Beautiful Imperfections” which had the hit single “Be my man”. The album became Platinum in 2011 and by 2014, reports stated that Asa had already sold over 400,000 copies of her album worldwide. She released several other albums later on including her most recent work for “Lucid” in 2019.

ASA’S NET WORTH
According to trendcelebsnow, Asa has an estimated net worth of about $1.5 million.

ASA’S SONGS
Some of her big songs include;
• Fire on the Mountain
• Be my Mam
• Jailer
• Ba Mi Dele
• Eyo

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TOP THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT CHIDINMA

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Chidinma Ekile, who stars as her first name “Chidinma”, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. She became popular first when she won the MTN Project Fame top prize in 2010. Since then, she has been known to be quite involved in the music scene, recording a couple of hit singles and collaboration too. Following her run to stardom with Project Fame, she released several songs which were hugely recognized by the fans. “Emi ni Baller” and “Kedike” are two of her big hits till date. Join me as I take you through her early life and childhood, music career, personal life and some of her songs.

CHIDINMA’S EARLY LIFE AND CHILDHOOD
Chidinma was born on the 2nd May 1991. She hails from Imo State. She is the sixth child of seven children. She had a disciplinarian father growing up. During an Interview, Chidinma talked about how she was born blind though it was only for a few months. Her early education was at Ketu, Lagos State, where she was also born and raised. When she was 210, she joined church’s choir. She worked as a business promoter prior to her Project Fame Audition. She is a graduate of Sociology at the University of Lagos despite wanting to study Mass Communication at first.

CHIDINMA’S MUSIC CAREER
Following her success at the Project Fame, she started working on her debut album titled “Chidinma”. She worked with several people such as Cobahms Asuquo, Tee Y mix, and Sound Sultan. Her song, Emi Ni Baller, was produced by Legendary Beatz with vocals also coming from Wizkid. The song made Chidinma the first female singer to peak at Number one on the MTV Base Official Naija Top 10 chart. All through her career so far, she has released a couple of other songs. She has a host of music influences including Michael Jackson, Darey Art Alade, Mariah Carey, Lagbaja and Onyeka Onwenu.
Chidinma has also starred in a Kunle Afolayan film titled “The Bridge”.

CHIDINMA’S PERSONAL LIFE
Chidinma has been rumored to have been in a relationship with Flavor. There was also a time she was linked with Kiss Daniel. Recently, she posted a picture and fans were quick to spot a ring on her finger and most people tagged it an engagement ring.

CHIDINMA’S SONGS
Some of her songs include;
• Kedike
• Jankoliko ft Sound Sultan
• Emi Ni Baller
• Carry you Go
• Run Dia Mouth

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TOP THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT CDQ

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Sodiq Abubakar Yusuf, also known by his stage name “CDQ”, is a popular Nigerian rapper and songwriter who has been known by many for his several hit singles. His style is Hip Hop and rap with an infusion of a street blend. CDQ is widely known for his song “Indomie”, which was a massive hit during the time of its release. He has most of his songs produced by star producer, Masterkraft, who he considers a mentor and brother. He is also the one behind the popular street slang “Woss Wobi”. Join me as I take you through his early life and childhood, music career and some of his songs.

CDQ’S EARLY LIFE AND CHILDHOOD
CDQ was born on the 6th of May 1985 in the Orile part of Lagos State. He hails from Illorin in Kwara State. He had most of his early education in Illorin before moving back to Lagos for his tertiary education. He is a graduate of Economics at the Lagos State University.

CDQ’S MUSIC CAREER
Towards the start of his career, he was a back up singer for late Nigerian rapper, Dagrin. He was also known to start rapping in English Language while working with MI. His big break came after winning a rap battle at the famous Industry Nite in 2012. This success led him to securing his first label contract with Masterkraft’s General Records. In 2014, his track “Indomie” was a huge success as it became one of the biggest hits in the country at the time. The song featured fellow rapper, Olamide with a remix coming also with Davido. He started his own record label in 2016 and named it “No Struggle No Success Entertainment”. His first track with the Label was another of his big songs titled “Say Baba”.

CDQ’S SONGS
CDQ has a wide collection of songs. Some of them are;
• Indomie Ft Olamide
• Nowo E Soke Ft Wizkid
• Ogini Ft Runtown
• First Come First Serve
• Warey Yo
• Flex
• Owo

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Olawale Ashimi, popularly known as Brymo, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. His style is a mix of fuji, R&B and Hip Hop. He is popularly known for some of his massive hits which include “Ara”, “Good Morning” and his feature of Ice Prince’s “Oleku”. These songs were what announced Brymo has a big artiste in the music industry today. Known for being different and always bringing something new, he has released several songs and albums too which have all gathered huge recognition for him. I’ll take you through his early life and childhood, music career, personal life and some of his songs.

BRYMO’S EARLY LIFE AND CHILDHOOD
Brymo was born on the 9th of May 1986 in the Okokomaiko part of Lagos State, Nigeria. His father was a carpenter while his mother was a trader. He is the only son of the couple. He attended Aganju Aka Primary School before moving on to Ajangbadi High School for his secondary school education. He dropped out of the Lagos State University (LASU) a year after gaining admission to study Zoology despite his father’s wishes to complete his education. His family was a Muslim one and as such he learned to read the Quran at a young age. He was known to a troublesome child during his childhood and teenage years. After graduating from Secondary School, he wanted to become a professional footballer.

BRYMO’S MUSIC CAREER
Brymo started his singing career at the age of 14, when he released the song the song “Future”. His love for music grew from listening to his mother singing. He grew up listening to Fela Kuti and a lot of Fuji music. He started a band together with his friends and called it “The Aliens”. The band, which he said looked at the likes of West Life to model itself, were together for a while. Their first studio was a “disaster” according to Brymo. He recorded his first demo in 2006 and packaged it with a cardboard. He sent it to Universal Records but it got sent back though the recording did reach New York.

With the release of his song “Shawty” in 2007, Brymo burst into limelight. He released his first studio album the same year for “Brymstone”. He joined Chocolate City in 2010 but after some legal issues he left the label. That didn’t stop him as he kept on releasing songs and albums. His album, “Son of a Kapenta”, is one of his biggest albums yet. “Heya”, off his “Oso” album became quite controversial due to the cover which appeared as Brymo wearing something similar to a G-string. His latest album is “Yellow”.

BRYMO’S PERSONAL LIFE
Brymo has a son with his longtime girlfriend, Esse Kakuda.

BRYMO’S SONGS
Some of his songs include;
• Good Morning
• Fe Mi
• Down
• Omoge Campus
• Something Good is Happening
• Dear Child
• Alajo Somolu
• Heya

Some of his albums include;
• Brymstone
• Son of a Kapenta
• Merchants, Dealers and Slaves
• Klitoris
• Oso
• Yellow

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