Popular Nigerian artists You Didn’t Know Have Dual Citizenship
Mp3bullet.ng presents Popular Nigerian artists You Didn’t Know Have Dual Citizenship.
Some of the Nigerian Artists in the Industry might be Nigerian by birth but they also possess dual citizenship.
Dual citizenship may be a result of birth, naturalization, parents or marriage. Here is a list of popular Nigerian artists who have dual citizenship.
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Award-winning artist, Davido was born in the United States, in Atlanta Georgia to be precise. He grew up in Nigeria for a while and at the age of 16, he moved back to the US to study business administration at Oakwood University in Alabama.
Aṣa is a Nigerian French singer, songwriter, and recording artist. Her stage name “Aṣa” means “Hawk” in Yoruba.
Asa is well-known for singing in Yoruba and for giving the language a fresh perspective with her insightful lyrics.
Aṣa was born in Paris to Nigerian parents who were working and studying cinematography in France. Her family returned to live in Nigeria when she was two years old.
Aṣa grew up in Lagos city, in the southwestern part of Nigeria, and 18 years later, returned to Paris, where her life as an artist took off.
Olubankole Wellington, better known as Banky W, was born in the United States on March 27, 1981, to Nigerian parents.
Banky’s family returned to the United States, but he did not until a few years ago, when he chose to pursue his music career. His plans worked out, and he’s been living in Nigeria ever since.
Naeto C was born in Houston, Texas to Nigerian parents from Imo State.
He returned to Nigeria to complete his secondary school education before returning to the United States to complete his tertiary degree.
He later followed a career in music and is claimed to be the “only MC with an MSc” in the Nigerian music industry.
Seyi Shay was born to Nigerian parents in Tottenham, London, England, and grew up there.
She completed her tertiary education in Lagos, Nigeria, before returning to the United Kingdom to continue her studies.
Seyi Shay had a successful singing career in the United Kingdom before returning to Nigeria to broaden her horizons.
Maleek Shoyebi, better known by his stage name Maleek Berry, is a British-Nigerian record producer and musician. Maleek Berry was nominated for “Music Producer of the Year” at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards after breaking into the mainstream in 2012.
He has collaborated with a number of well-known artists, including Wizkid, Davido, Runtown, Wande Coal, and many others.
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Ikechukwu Onunaku, also known as “Ikechukwu” or “Killz,” is a Nigerian rapper and actor who was born in Manassas, Virginia.
He returned to Nigeria with his parents when he was young, but after graduating from Kings College in Lagos, he returned to the United States.
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