Artist Biographies

Biography: Get familiar with Mel aka Mello (Nigerian Music Artist)

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Get familiar with Mel, a Nigerian music artist also known as Mello whose style of music consist of different genres from Afro-Hip to R&B, and Caribbean rhythm, just to name a few. He is signed to River9ja Overseas Ent.





Brief Biograp
hy of Mel aka Mello 

Born and raised in Nigeria, this enigmatic and charismatic entertainer honed and perfected his song and stage performance at a tender age. Mel or Melo, as he is known, always speaks fondly about his vast musical influences which range from Jacky Wilson, James Brown, Fela Kuti to the Jacksons. He goes on to say that the most significant influence he has had, musically was none other than the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson. This is often seen in Mel’s performances as he would occasionally glide, moonwalk and spin, paying homage to the Fallen King of Pop.

The word (Artist) is rampantly thrown around these days as we could see from singers and such, however, in Mel’s case; the word (Artist) is almost an understatement. Not only is he a singer, he is also a song writer, actor and a seasoned Artist who draws, paints and designs. In truth, he is pure Art.

Mel is all about Magic. The Magic of entertainment. The Magical nature and power of music. That unseen force that mesmerizes, captivates, and elevates audiences. The Magical Art of body movement, (dancing). In all, his electrifying showmanship is absolutely astonishing.

Mel is currently signed to Record Label: River9Ja Overseas Ent. You can follow him on Twitter @MelAlsoMello
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Nuel King Biography, the African Dance Machine (Nigerian R&B Music Artist)

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Nuel King biography is showcased on Nigeria's music network. Lovers of Nigerian music can now get to know more about the multi-talented artist and African Dance Machine who's behind the success of Sugarcane Girl and African Lady, his two hit singles.





Nuel King also known as Emmanuel Edwards, is a fast rising R&B music artist who hails from Delta state, Nigeria. This young star spent his early years growing up in several places. At the age of 4, his parents moved to the beautiful city of Calabar in Cross River State where he stayed a little while before they moved to the city of Port Harcourt in Rivers State where he spent more time growing up. He's also lived temporarily in places such as Atlanta Georgia in the united states, UK and South Africa.

Nuel King now currently resides in Lagos where he believes is the best place in the African continent to achieve his dreams. Furthermore, while growing up he joined the church choir alongside his two sisters who also sing, Joy Edwards and Maureen Edwards. He also became a drummer boy in church and later learnt a bit of the piano. Nuel king is also very much more passionate about dancing and entertaining people and draws inspiration from the legendary king of pop, Michael Jackson  also Usher and Chris brown.

Nuel King is a professional choreographer, Singer, Creative Director and Actor.

Nuel King Biography, Emmanuel Edwards, The African Dance Machine, Nigerian Music Artist, RnB singer, Naija Music
The multi-talented artist took a bold step into the world of entertainment when he officially unveiled his debut single titled "Sugarcane Girl" with a music video that was shot in South Africa by Gross Pictures which has the video director Alisha Ludick known for shooting Nigeria's superstar Maye Hunta's "Ekaette" video and also Timaya's "Plantain Boy" and "Who Born You". 

Nuel King who is being managed and promoted by 411 Entertainment, a renowned management company in Nigeria owned by business/Media Entrepreneur Akpor Gbemre is now in partnership with a new Record Label SlickCity Empire - owned by a group of young entrepreneurs who returned from London, UK to start off a company known as SlickTv in Nigeria.

This youngstar who also has a nick name that goes along with his talent known as "The African Dance Machine" is full of life and blazing hot as he promises his fan base and audience to always bring them good music, thrilling videos and hot Live performances. He released an official debut music video for "Sugarcane Girl", in September of 2012, and the hot video has continued to enjoy lots of airplays allover till date. 

Nuel King has been on the Big Friday show on Mtv base Africa with Basket Mouth in December 2012. And this 2013 new year he officially drops a new video on television titled "African Lady".

Follow Nuel King on Twitter @IamNuelKing
Follow SlickCity Empire on Twitter @SlickCityEmpire
For bookings, contact email is: Booknuelking@gmail.com

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Naeto C Biography (Naetochukwu Chikwe) - Nigerian Artist

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Naeto C Biography 

Naeto C, whose real name is Naetochukwu Chikwe, is a Nigerian recording artist, Afrobeat musician, rapper, and record producer. He was born in Houston, Texas to Doctor Mrs. Kema Chikwe and Chief Herbert Chikwe, whom are of Nigerian origin. This is Naeto C biography on Nigeria Music Network.



Poster for Naeto C's Super C Season album

Naeto graduated in 2004 with a B Sc. in Biology. His original intention was pursuing a professional career within the medical field but like most creative artists, "Naeto C", opted to drop the medical career path and follow one that would be more accommodating to his creative side.

His budding sense of self-employment, being an entrepreneur and his numerous business ideas were catalysts to making a career change for Naeto C, however, furthering his educational background still remained a priority.

Naeto C's first single from his album titled, "You Know My P", "Sitting on Top" is a phenomenal piece of work, with a delightful video to go with it. The song sat on the charts from Soundcity to MTV Base for weeks. He also shot a video for his next single "You Know My P". As a producer alongside his newly discovered production team "ET-Quake" (Consisting of TY Mix and VC Perez), Naeto was able to display his production skills working with Storm artists like Sasha, Dare Art-Alade, GT the Guitarman, Disconnect, Saro-Wiwa and Nkiru.

Within a year of working with the above mentioned artists, Naeto C successfully recorded over 60 songs including his most recent album material (a bulk of which he co-produced with ET-Quake). A notable production achievement is the "I Believe" song Naeto wrote and co-produced with VC Perez (member of ET-Quake), which features himself, an up and coming R&B/Gospel artist, Sheun and the Legendary Hugh Masekela from South Africa.

Within the same year Naeto garnered a lot of experience performing, from Ikechukwu's album launch to Channel O awards to the I Believe Tour to Always promo tour with Sasha and many more gigs, in preparation for the phenomenal MTN Homecoming Concert, headlined by a popular friend, Nigerian pop sensation, D'banj.

After all this hype, Naeto released his third single, "Kini Big Deal" and it ruled the charts, clubs and everywhere else for a very long time. He then released his album and it was a huge success. It is still one of the best selling hip hop albums in Nigeria till date.

Due to the hype and demand for Naeto C, he performed at shows like The Thisday Music Festival after parties in both Washington Dc & London and The Nokia Face of Africa event in South Africa. He also performed at the Opening of Big Brother Africa and Rhythm Unplugged 2008.



Super C Season is the second studio album from Naeto C. It was released on February 7, 2011 and is available for download on iTunes.

Naeto's Super C album spawned four hit singles when it was released into the market. According to Wikipedia, the first single "Ako Mi Ti Poju" was released on September 8, 2009. Although the version released features simply the rapper, the version of the song seen on the album is an extended version which features late Nigerian rapper "Dagrin".

The song "Duro" which features artist "YQ" is the second single off the album and it was released on November 20, 2009. The track is an up-tempo party song which has Naeto C delivering three different verses and YQ lending his voice to sing the chorus. The third single released off the album "Ten over Ten" was released on August 16, 2010.

The fourth and final single off the album "Share My Blessings" was released on January 1, 2011 via the rapper's Twitter page with the rapper tweeting "Exclusively for my friends & fans: Be the 1st to Listen, download and share my Brand New Single featuring ASA...".


Naeto C's Awards and Nominations

Information gathered from Naeto C's Wikipedia page states that the popular music icon have won 3 major awards since 2008, but Naeto C has since won other awards beyond 2009 which are not yet updated on the page. The following are few awards the Nigerian rapper, Afrobeat musician, and record producer has won:
  •     MTV Africa Music Awards 2008 - Best New Musician
  •     2009 Channel O Music Video Awards - Video Of The Year
  •     MTV Africa Music Awards 2009 - Best New Artist

How Many Naeto C Albums Released?


Naeto C has released two major albums since kicking off his musical career. Naeto's first debut album is "You Know My P" and released in 2008. His second debut album was released in 2011 and is dubbed "Super C". If you've always wanted to know how many albums Naeto C have released so far, now you know.


Naeto C's biography page will be updated with more information when they become available. If there's any additional information about the Nigerian recording artist you'd like added to this page, please comment below to let us know or reach our site administrator at admin[at]nigeriamusicnetwork.com.

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Skyy Boii Biography, UK-Based Nigerian rapper with a lyrical flow

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Skyy Boii Biography. Get to know more about Skyy Boii, a UK-Based Nigerian rapper with a lyrical flow shaking the Hip-Hop scene. 


Skyy Boii's latest single Rock N' Roll 

Lyrics and flow - these are the two main compounds that formulate the sound that combusts from this young MC known as Skyy Boii. The London born rapper moved to Nigeria at the age of one where he spent his formative years only to return to the UK at the age of 12. It was his exposure to the Nigerian rhythmic culture and verbal folklore that contributed to his naturally melodic flow and word-playing ability. 

Having returned to London when the UK Hip-Hop and grime scene was 'pow-powing' out of speakers and TV sets everywhere, Skyy Boii came to find to find the vehicle that would power his natural musical ability in rapping.

After heading north to the budding scene in Edinburgh, he formed a camaraderie with a group of like-minded MC's and producers to form the HIT (History In The) Making movement. 

In accordance with his team, Skyy Boii's lyrics reflects the passions and reality of his own lifestyle and upbringing. The concepts of pain and reflection is a common theme that is strewn throughout his lyrical content. However, its his swagger that mostly comes across in his material along with his energy for partying that brings out the 'HITMaker' in his material.

There is no doubting his talent and along with his hunger and passion to succeed; this rising star may yet shoot into the midst of super stardom in the UK Music scene, including Nigeria, and beyond. 

Sky Boii's latest hit single is Rock N' Roll. Official music video below: 

Skyy Boii - Rock N Roll (Nigerian HipHop)



Ambition (Studio Session) - Skyy Boii (Wale Ambition remix)

Skyy Boii - Ambition (Studio Sessions)


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