The Complete Fact/Profile Of YCee “Jagaban, Omo Alhaji” TrendyVoice

7 July 2016

The Complete Fact/Profile Of YCee “Jagaban, Omo Alhaji”




1. He was born Oludemilade Martin Alejo on January 29, 1993 at Festac Town, Lagos to an
Ibo mother and Yoruba father.

2. The 23years artist had his basic school education at Dr. Soyemi Memorial Nursery and Primary School,
Festac Town, before he proceeded to the
Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Ojo. He is currently a 300-Level student of Marine
Biology at the University of Lagos.

3. He is at the moment signed to Tinny
Entertainment, under whose label he released
the single "Condo" which featured
Patoranking and brought him to the public's
attention. This song earned him two
nominations – "Best Collaboration of The
Year" and "Best Music Video of The Year"
– at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards

4. On July 20 2015, he released the monster
single titled "Jagaban", which received
massive airplay and made him ever more
popular, enough to get Olamide's attention,
who asked to be featured on the remix. This
song earned him nominations in the "Best
Artist in African Pop" category at the 2015
All Africa Music Award, and "Revelation of
the Year" category at the 2015 MTV Africa
Music Awards

5. He started his music career professionally in
2012 as an underground rapper, until the
current CEO of his music label noticed and
appreciated his musical ability. Between that
time and when he got admission into the
university, he released songs like Smile At Me
Back and Pass Me.

6. He took a break from music after he got into
the university, and came back in 2015 with
"Condo", followed by "Jagaban". He defines
his style of music as varied and unlimited.
Though he is a rap artist, he also likes to
explore other genre of music like Dancehall,
Afrobeats, and perhaps R&B.

7. On his song "Jagaban", he acknowledges
the bearer of that title, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed
Tinubu for his outstanding work in politics, and
also believes that the title is reserved for
anybody who is said to be a great man.

8. This year, he plans to release either an EP
(short for Extended Play – a musical recording
that contains more music than a single, but is
usually too short to qualify as a full studio
album or LP), or start work on his full studio
album.

9. He enjoys playing football, and would have
been playing in an academy if not for music.
He counts his performance at the Lauryn Hill
Concert as one of his biggest thus far.

10. His biggest music award till date is
Rookie of the Year Award won at the 2015
Headies.

11. He currently bags three nomination in this years 2016 City People Entertainment Awards (CPEA)




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