The singer who was born and raised in Lagos also grew up in Igando area of Lagos.
He rose to fame with the single “Coup DeCale” featuring Iyanya after being signed by Kennis Music.
Here are the 10 things about him.
1. He hils from Oyo state and has two siblings.
2. He started out as a model before delving into music.
3. As an actor, he featured in tv series “New Man street” starring the likes of Bimbo Akintola, Bimbo Manuel, Fred Amata, Keppy Ekpeyung and many others.
4. He is also a producer who has recorded over 50 songs.
5. His single “Jare” is from his personal experience which is considered to be a song of hope to lift people from their pessimism into a more optimistic perspective.
6. He is currently signed to a Malaysia based label “Swaga Records”.
7. For his music career, he started out as dancer, imitating the likes of Ginuwine, M ichael Jackson, Usher Raymond and also listen to a lot of inspirational songs and watch inspirational videos like Mohammed Ali, Eric Thomas and Denzel Washington.
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8. Minjin is a triple artiste, he sings, paint and act.
9. He describes his genre of musicto be Africano.
10. He is also a painter who have over 200 paintings meant for either to sell or for his personal collections. He mentioned his influences in painting to be the likes of Michael Lang, Michael Angelo, Pablo Picasso and Vanessa Nzedegwu.
11. He attended Rising SunChildren School and King Solomon Secondary school for his primary and secondary education.
12. His music name “Minjin” was given to him by his mother fro her interest in Asian culture. The name basically means “Son of the most high”.
- Coupe Decale Remix ft. Iyanya
- Turning Me On
- Oluwa Dey