Douglas Jack Agu, otherwise known by his stage name ‘Runtown’ was born 19 August 1989. He is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer. He has a diverse musical style mix of hip-hop, R&B, reggae and rap.
Runtown moved to Lagos from Enugu State with Phyno in 2007. As an underground artist, he made collaborations with artists like J-Martins and Timaya.
His collaboration with Davido for the song ‘Gallardo’ also brought him more attention and in that same year he appeared on the hook of M.I Abaga’s Bullion Van alongside Phyno
Few months later, he signed a multi-million Naira contract with Eric-Manny Entertainment.
On November 4, 2016, Runtown’s released his
single Mad Over You produced by Del B, Runtown and T-Spize.
Described as a love-themed ballad, Mad Over You is a blend of Ghanaian highlife and R&B.
It debuted at number 38 on the Billboard Twitter Top Tracks chart, marking the singer’s first appearance on the US-based chart.
As of March 2017, Mad Over You garnered over 2 million streams on the streaming media service Spotify.