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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.

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PAYDAY: Wizkid Gets N3 Million For One Hour Of Performance

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For those wondering, 3 million naira is equivalent to 20,000 USD and about 13,000 GBP.

Fortune must really be smiling on the newest kid on the block in the music scene in Nigeria at the moment and if possible, for a very long time; I am talking about no other person than Ayo Balogun Ibrahim known in the entertainment industry as Wizkid “Weezy”. There is no doubt in the fact that he is right now the best thing happening in the music industry at the moment.

Since his debut album “Super Star”, he has been head lining musical concerts and growing from strength to strength which makes him the envy of all other artistes at the moment. This also means more money to the singer. Just recently, he was contacted to perform at an Oando sponsored event which was held at the city hall penultimate week where he performed alongside O4kasibe crooner DJ Zeez.

It will interest you to know that he was paid a whopping N1.5million for his less than 1hr performance; but just after his performance and he was about leaving the stage, the MD/C.E.O of Oando PLC, Mr. Wale Tinubu, beckoned on the young singer and told him to continue and as a result, eyewitness said an additional N1.5million was added to his fee.

The elated Wizkid obviously amazed and short of words sang Wale Tinubu's praises to heaven. He was heard singing something like “Uncle Wale, Wan bad gan; Uncle Mi, Uncle Wale wan bad gan”. If Na you nko, sey you no go turn hip hop music to Fuji, not when you see the money involved. It's your time bro; make you spend it well and not laolao like they say.

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BRYMO BIOGRAPHY (Nigerian Artist)

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Ashimi Olawale Brymo” was Born in Lagos in 1986, He is the only child of a carpenter father and a petty trader mother. He was raised in a suburb called okokomaiko in Lagos state. And like most ghetto kids he grew up in a community where opportunities were hard, but despite all the hardship, his parents ensured that he got an average education, and a good up-bringing.

He attended Aganju aka primary school okokomaiko, lagos. 1990-1997 He later attended Ajangbadi high school 1997-2003). Olawale gained admission into Lagos state university in 2007 where he studied zoology.

In 1999, Olawale wrote his first chorus at age 14. In 2002 he came together with three other friends and they started a band called ALIENS. Brymo played a very important part as a member of the group, his job being writing and compositions of songs. In a period of two years, he wrote over 85 songs. In 2005 the group broke up as some members had to go back to school.

Later that year he moved on to a solo career, recording his 1st single. In 2007 He came in contact with a local talent manager who helped him record his debut Album ‘BRYMSTONE‘. Later that year Music was slow in the year as he got admitted into the lagos state university. In 2008, he went on to promote his then hit single Shawdy with a video that gained maximum airplay nationwide which got him nominations and rave reviews. The video went on to be the number 2 spot on the MTV base African top ten countdowns and number one on the Nigezee top ten.

In 2010 he hooked up with Nigerian sensational Rapper M.I, whom later introduced him to Jesse Jagz and Iceprince ushering him into chocolate city music label.

He has been described as the master of hooks; this is because of his contribution to the success of Iceprince monster hit single Oleku’.

On 18 September 2011 Brymo dropped his 1st single under Chocolate City. Within 12 months of being in the limelight, and without a mainstream single to his name, Brymo has already being touted by many as Nigeria’s hook master but this changed as soon as the single ARA dropped.

ARA is Brymo’s 1st official single as an artiste under Chocolate City. ARA was the number 6 trending topic globally on twitter and the song rose to the top as the number 1 song in the country on cool fm Top Ten as well as dominating the MTN Nigeria top 10 jamz chart.

He has had collaborations as well as featured on the works of M.I, Ice Prince, Jesse Jagz, Ill Bliss, Sasha, 2 Shotz, Playboy, SARZ, Mikky, just to name a few.

Courtesy Chocolate City Group
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