Nigerian Artistes That Grew Up Abroad But Blew In Nigeria
Hi LocaaTuners, we’re back once again with another exclusive content like we always do because we’re masterminds. This list entails names of artistes that were bred and brought up in the overseas, then decided to come back to their fatherland Nigeria, then blew and became a megastar.
1. Maleek Berry
Maleek Shoyebi aka Maleek Berry was given birth to on the 11th of August 1987. He is a British-Nigerian music producer and recording artist. After he rose to stardom in 2012, he got a nomination in the “Music Producer Of The Year” category at the 2014 NEAs (Nigeria Entertainment Awards). Maleek Berry has worked with popular artists like Wizkid, Davido, Wale, Runtown, Iyanya, etc. In 2018 he was nominated in the “Next Rated” category of the annual Headies Awards, which he later lost to Mayorkun.
2. Naira Marley
Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley is a Nigerian musician, who was originally given birth to in Nigeria but later relocated to Pechkam, South London, UK at the age of eleven. He never had a dream of becoming an artist; it was just something that came to past as he says. He only wanted to help his MC friends in Peckham to manage their rap careers. The Issa Goal crooner is very good and diligent at what he does; he always knows the perfect artiste to feature on his songs. His hit songs are Marry Juana (2015), Issa Goal (2017), Japa (2018).