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TOP THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT TY BELLO

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Toyin Sofekun Bello, also known by her stage name TY Bello, is a popular Nigerian singer, songwriter, photographer and philanthropist. The talented female singer became really famous for the song titled “Greenland”, which also had an interesting and wonderful video together with it. She also doubles as a photographer and has had several big gigs as a photographer. The multi award winning singer has a couple of songs and albums to her name. Join me as I take you through her early life and childhood, career, personal life and some of her albums.

TY BELLO EARLY LIFE AND CHILDHOOD
TY Bello was born on the 14th of January 1978. Her father was Remi Sofekun and he was a popular producer. She studied Economics at the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG). She is also a member of Nigerian photography collective, Depth of Field. She was famously part of the disbanded gospel group named “KUSH”.

TY BELLO CAREER
As mentioned earlier, she was a part of KUSH together with Lara George, Emen Ena and Dayo Torimiro. The band split after a couple of years and TY Bello went on to start her solo career. She was a photographer at the time too except then, it was not really regarded as a profession. She released her debut solo album in 2008 for the beautiful project, “Greenland”. The album, mostly with the title track, was a huge success and it got her huge recognition in the industry at that time. She has worked with some other popular singers in the country including Sound Sultan and Banky W. Some of her other popular songs include “Freedom” and “Ekundayo”.

As a photographer, TY has also had a streak of success as she became quite popular for the profession. She was the official photographer for former President Goodluck Jonathan and has also worked with several other popular names including Davido, Tinnie Tempah and Funke Akindele. While working with Tinnie Tempah, she discovered the famous Jumoke the bread seller.

TY BELLO PERSONAL LIFE
TY Bello is married to Kashetu Bello and they have two sons. She released her album “The Morning Songbook” after giving birth. Asides her different career commitments, she also takes her time to work to number of NGOs to help raise awareness for orphanages and also helping them seek sponsorship.

TY BELLO ALBUMS
Her music projects include;
• Greenland
• The Future
• The Morning Songbook

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TOP THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT DUNCAN MIGHTY

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Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu, who performs as “Duncan Mighty”, is a Nigerian music singer, songwriter and music producer. He is a quite versatile singer whose genre is Reggae, African R&B and Hip Hop. He also sings in English, Igbo and Pidgin. He is sometimes called “Port Harcourt’s First Son” by fans. He has released several singles and had a spectacular second time big break after making a come back with a feature alongside Wizkid in 2018. Join me as I take you through his early life and childhood, music career, personal life and some of his albums.

DUNCAN MIGHTY’S EARLY LIFE AND CHILDHOOD
Duncan Mighty was born in the 28th of October 1983 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He is the only son of his parents. He lost his father in 2007. He started singing in his church choir where he was also a drummer. His passion for music led him to study Audio Engineering in the University. During his NYSC days, he worked as a sound instructor at Benson and Hedges. He also worked at Dolphin Studios for his IT. In 2006, he joined D Large Records and 360 Records before he later met Chris Aire and together they formed AireMighty Records.

DUNCAN MIGHTY’S MUSIC CAREER
Duncan Mighty released his debut album in 2008 for “Koliwater” and with that he grew into a popular figure most especially in the part of the country he came from. His next work was for “Ahamefuna” which was entirely produced by the singer with no features. He released other albums and songs after that. Duncan Mighty came back in 2018 when together with Wizkid, he released “Fake Love”. Following that song, he was featured on several other artistes songs including Tiwa Savage and Davido.

DUNCAN MIGHTY’S PERSONAL LIFE
Duncan Mighty is married to Vivien and they are blessed with two children.

DUNCAN MIGHTY’S ALBUMS
His albums include;
• Koliwater
• Ahamefuna (Legacy)
• Footprints
• Grace & Talent
• The Certificate

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TOP THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT CHINKO EKUN

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Oladipo Olamide Emmanuel, also known by his stage name “Chinko Ekun”, is a popular Nigerian rapper, songwriter and performer. The 2018 massive hit single “Able God” was one of Chinko Ekun’s biggest song in his career. On the song, he featured Zlatan Ibile and Lil Kesh and the huge success of the song was capped off with an Headies award for Best Street Hop Song. He has several other releases and is signed to a Dubai based record label. I’ll take you through his early life and childhood, music career, and some of his songs.

CHINKO EKUN’S EARLY LIFE AND CHILDHOOD
Also called “Chinko Tiger”, he was born on the 13th of September 1993 in Ikeja, Lagos State though he hails from Ondo State. He is the second of three children. He had his primary and secondary school education in Lagos state before moving on to Obafemi Awolowo University for his University education where he studied Law. He only just completed his National Youth Corps Service recently. When he was younger, he used to be a part of the choir and also played drums at a time too. He comes from a musically inclined family where they all love music.

CHINKO EKUN’S MUSIC CAREER
Chinko Ekun started music through freestyle sessions posted on Social media. He started singing towards his admission into University and finally released his first single titled “Ekun” during his 100 level days. He coined his name from his first single and got “Chinko” after it became his nickname due to his fake Chinese rap. After a couple of uploaded freestyle sessions, he was noticed by Olamide, who eventually signed him to YBNL. He released two tracks almost immediately after signing. After his contract expired, he got signed by Dek-Niyor Entertainment, a Dubai based record label. He has released several songs under the label including his big hit “Able God”.

CHINKO EKUN’S SONGS
Some of his songs include;
• Ekun
• Alejo Oran
• Emi na re
• Gbefun
• Bodija
• Shayo
• Able God
• Calling Ft Johnny Drille
• Mafo
• Party Animal

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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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