Street Icons Awards: Next Rated Artiste of the Year

Artiste Profile: Emmaranking 
Emmaranking
Emmaranking

Real Name: America Emmanuel

Stage Name: Emmaranking

State of Origin: Bayelsa

Kind of Music: Afropop

What inspires you: Music

Who’s your favorite artist: Davido

Listen to Jekalo by Emmaranking

 

Artiste Profile: Omo Iya 
Omo Iya
Omo Iya

Real Name: Muhammad Shehu

Stage Name: Omo Iya

State of Origin: Sokoto

Kind of Music: Afrobeat

What inspires you: Life

Who’s your favorite artist: Burna Boy and Fela Kuti

Listen to Carolina by Omo Iya 

 

Artiste Profile: Sfit 

Sfit

Real Name: Uyende Eric
Stage Name: Sfit
State of Origin: Benue State
Describe your kind of music: Afrobeat
What inspires you: People and things around me
Who’s your favorite artiste: 2face, Ice Prince and Runtown

Listen to Abuja Fiire by Sfit Ft Orex

 

Artiste Profile: Buzz Darezzy 
Buzz Darezzy
Buzz Darezzy

Real Name: Dare

Stage name: Buzz Darezzy

State of Origin: Lagos

Describe your kind of music: Afro pop

What inspires you: Things around me and love

Who’s your favorite artist: Olamide Badoo

Listen to Damn Cover by Buzz Darezzy 

 

Artiste Profile: Juicy Benz
Juicy Benz
Juicy Benz

Real Name: Kamildeen Oluwa Toyin Jb

Stage Name: Juicy Benz

State of Origin: Ondo State

Kind of music: Afropop highlife

What inspires you: Feeling loved always inspired me

Who’s your favorite artiste: Wizkid, Burna Boy

Listen to ‘Never’ by Juicy Benz

 

Artiste Profile: Kelvindo
Kelvindo
Kelvindo

Real Name: Kelvin Manuel Davids

Stage name: Kelvindo 

State of Origin: Cross River 

Describe your kind of music: Afro and soul rock

What inspires you?: My dream to succeed 

Who’s your favorite artist: Davido, Naira Marley, Zlatan and Drake

Listen to ‘Not Allowed’ by Kelvindo
Artiste Profile: Lil Money OGB
Lil Money OGB
Lil Money OGB

Real Name: Esomchi Prince Echem

Stage name: Lil Money OGB

State of Origin: Anambra State

Describe your kind of music: Afro sounds

What inspires you?: Life

Who’s your favorite artist: 2face

Listen to ‘Follow Me’ by Lil Money OGB 

 

Artiste Profile: Baby Papa
Baby Papa
Baby Papa

Real Name: Olojede Stephen Olawale

Stage Name: Baby Papa

State of Origin: Oyo State

Describe your kind of music: Afro-Pop reggae

What inspires you: God, and happenings around me. 

Who’s your favorite artiste: Rudeboy, 2Baba, Patoranking and Burnaboy.

Listen to ‘Ile’ by Baby Papa 

Artiste Profile: Flexco
Flexco
Flexco

Real Name: Ogbu Dominic Abah

Stage name: Flexco

State of Origin: Benue

Describe your kind of music: Afrobeat

What inspires you?: 

Who’s your favorite artist: Patoranking

Listen to ‘Feed Home’ by Flexco 

 

Vote for Next Rated Artiste of the Year 

Next Rated Artiste of the Year Live

  • EMMARANKING
    15% 166 / 1k
  • OMO IYA
    2% 22 / 1k
  • SFIT
    0% 4 / 1k
  • BUZZ DAREZZY
    4% 51 / 1k
  • JUICY BENZ
    3% 34 / 1k
  • KELVINDO
    0% 6 / 1k
  • LIL MONEY OGB
    61% 673 / 1k
  • BABY PAPA
    8% 95 / 1k
  • FLEXCO
    3% 42 / 1k

 

Also vote for your favourite artistes in the ongoing Ajah Youth Entertainment Award:

1 Most Profiled Street Star

2 Best Artiste of the Year 

3 Best Collaboration of the Year

4 Next Rated Star

5 Best Female Artiste

 

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