Meet 7 young and talented Nigerian musicians that were born in the 2000s who are doing well for themselves.
1. Alpha P
Prince Emmanuel, popularly known by his stage name Alpha P, is a fast-rising Nigerian musician.
Currently signed to the Universal Music Group, Nigeria, Alpha P came into limelight after releasing his debut single, Paloma, which received a nomination for Rookie of the Year at the Headies Award last year. He has so far released a good number of songs, including Mercy, Starboy, Real Boys, and the King of the Wolves.
The talented musician was born on 26 February 2002 in Benin City, Edo State.
2. Amarachi Uyanne
Amarachi Uyanne, popularly known by her stage name Amarachi, is a Nigerian musician and dancer.
She came into limelight after winning the maiden edition of Nigeria’s Got Talent. After the competition, she released her first single, Amarachi Dance, and then proceeded to feature Phyno in a song, Ova Sabi. Her first two singles received massive airplays and positive reviews from music critics.
Amarachi was born on 17 July 2004 in Delta State, Nigeria.
3. Destiny Boy
Afeez Adesina, popularly known by his stage name, Destiny Boy, is a Nigerian musician.
Destiny Boy came to spotlight after the release of his Fuji remix of artist Davido’s song, If. He has also made the Fuji version remix of other songs from Tekno, 2face, and others.
Destiny Boy was born on 24 June 2004 in Agege, Lagos State, Nigeria.
4. Ozzy Bosco
Oziomachukwu Favor Chukwujama, popularly known by his stage name Ozzy Bosco, is a Nigerian singer, dancer and performer.
Ozzybosco started his music career at a very tender age after winning the Kids Got Talent at the age of 4. Nine years ago, he received a lifetime achievement award as the Youngest African Entertainer of the Year at the Classic Africa Merit Award.
Ozzy Bosco was born on 7 January 2007 in Lagos State.
Adaeze Revelation Onyekwelu, popularly known by her stage name Adaeze of Superkids, is a Nigerian singer and dancer.
Greatly influenced by her mother who was a church chorister, Adaeze came into limelight after the release of her first single, Show me your dance step.
She was born on 24 April 2007 in Anambra State, Nigeria.
Charles Chibueze Chukwu, popularly known by his stage name Crayon, is a fast-rising Nigerian musician and songwriter.
Crayon started his musical adventure thirteen years ago and his talent was discovered by a music producer, Baby Fresh, who immediately signed him under his record label, BlowTime Entertainment, an imprint of Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records. Crayon has so far released many hit singles, including So Fine, Gock Am, Bamiloke, Kpano, and Unusual.
Crayon was born on 21 November 2000 in Lagos State, Nigeria.
Divine Ikubor, known professionally by his stage name Rema, is a Nigerian singer and rapper.
Rema’s musical talent was discovered by D’Prince who introduced him to his brother, Don Jazzy. Two years ago, Rema was announced as the latest addition to Mavin Records where he was referred to as the future of Afrobeats. After Rema signed a record deal with Jonzing World in the same year, he released his first single, EP Rema. However, he came to limelight after releasing the song, Iron Man, which appeared on Barack Obama’s 2019 summer playlist.
In the late 2019, Rema won Next Rated and was nominated for Viewer’s Choice at the 13th edition of The Headies. Last year, he received the Soundcity MVP Awards for best new artist and was nominated as Best Viewers Choice: International Act on the 2020 BET Awards.
Rema was born on 1 May 2000 Benin City, Nigeria, and is currently 21 years old.