Davido Biography

Nigerian vocalist/producer Davido blends traditional African elements with global mainstream pop for a sound that’s equal parts intriguing and infectious. He quickly grew from club-ready early songs to charting tracks and features from big names like Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown on his 2020 album A Better Time. Davido was born David Adedeji Adeleke in […]

Future Biography

Known for a uniquely fluid and melodic yet mumbling vocal style, rapper Future busted out of the South at the dawn of the 2010s with a flurry of mixtapes, high-charting albums, certified platinum singles, and contributions to several other hits as a featured artist. After he scored his first commercial hit via a guest spot […]

Young Thug Biography

Flouting hip-hop conventions while defying gender and sexuality stereotypes, Young Thug has been one of the most distinctive contemporary rap artists since attaining his chart debut with “Stoner” (2014). The eccentric rapper’s first of many gold- and platinum-certified recordings arrived amid a barrage of mixtapes that led to the Top Ten entries JEFFERY (2016) and […]

Drake Biography

Canadian rapper and vocalist Drake sustained a high-level commercial presence shortly after he hit the scene in 2006, whether with his own chart-topping releases or a long string of guest appearances on hits by the likes of Lil Wayne, Rihanna, and A$AP Rocky. Thanks to his introspective rap style, his sensitive R&B crooning, and his […]

Cardi B Biography

Rapper and entertainer Cardi B made her debut in the late 2010s with a quick ascent to the top of the rap and pop charts. After an initial run of singles that crowned her the first female rapper in nearly two decades to top the Billboard Hot 100 with the hit “Bodak Yellow,” she issued […]

Nicki Minaj Biography

With an unmistakable style and charisma, Nicki Minaj skyrocketed to superstardom with a talent that brought to mind past legends but wasn’t quite like anything that came before it. Coming from early days that included shaky attempts at an acting career and being fired from Red Lobster for being rude to customers, Minaj progressed quickly […]

Omah Lay Biography

Omah Lay originally born Stanley Omah Didia is a Nigerian songwriter and singer. Omah Lay was born in Port Harcourt on May 19 1997. He is 23 years of age Early Life Growing up, Omah Lay started producing music at an early age as he took after his grandfather who was a percussionist for legendary […]

Lil Wayne Biography

Lil Wayne began his career as a near-novelty, a preteen delivering hardcore Southern hip-hop. Through years of maturation and prolific output, during which the delivery of his humorous and wordplay-heavy rhymes gradually changed from ringing and pugnacious to stoned and rasped, he developed into a million-selling artist with a massive body of work, one so […]

Chris Brown Biography

Greeted with comparisons to young Michael Jackson and Usher, Chris Brown arrived in 2005 as a squeaky-clean pop-R&B artist with “Run It!,” the first debut single by a male artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 in over a decade. While there was nowhere to go but down, at least in terms of chart positions, […]

Reekado Banks Biography

Reekado Banks, whose real name is Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon was born in 1993 in Lagos, Nigeria. The gifted vocalist and songwriter grew up listening to different genres of music and fell in love with the sweet melodies of Rhythm & Blues. At 15, Reekado started writing songs as a simple hobby. His older brother, Temi, […]