Oladipo Olamide Emmanuel professionally known as as Chinko Ekun, is a fast rising Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper, entertainer, stage performer and a recording artists. Chinko Ekun has been making wave in the Nigerian Music industry, leaving his fans searching the internet trying to know more about the young talented artists with a promising future in the Nigerian Music industry.
On this article, you will know all the juicing facts about the former YBNL rap star Chinko Ekun who has been so successful in his music career, though he is a lawyer by academic profession.
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- Name: Oladipo Olamide Emmanuel
- Known As: Chinko Ekun
- Age: He is Currently 27 years old
- Nationality: Nigerian
- State: Ondo State
- Occupation: Singer, songwriter, entertainer, and a recording artists
- Genre: hip-hop star
- Up Time: 2011 till date
- Record Label: YBNL exit
- Net Worth: $80,000 dollar
Chinko Ekun Early Life, Education and Career
Oladipo Olamide Emmanuel best known professionally as Chinko Ekun was born born 13 September 1993, in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria. He is the second child in the family of three children. He is a native of Ikare, Ondo State, Nigeria.
Chinko Ekun attended Blessing Nursery and Primary School, Oshodi, Lagos State, where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate. He attended Baptist Model High School, Ijegun, Lagos State for his secondary education, and obtained his West African Senior School Certificate.
After Completing his secondary school education in Lagos, He proceeded to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State Nigeria. where he graduated with a degree in Law. He did his National Youth Service Corps in Lagos State.
Chinko Ekun Musical Career
Chinko Ekun is an indigenous rapper. His style of music is a blend of Yoruba flavour with hip hop. His passion for music started when he was 7 years old. Chinko Ekun started doing music while he was in secondary school but he was still very muck unknown. He began his music career properly in 2011.
Ekun was his first official track. After making some waves, he caught the attention of Olamide. After listening to one of his songs, Olamide Badoo signed him to his YBNL Nation label. Chinko Ekun featured at the Olamide Live in Concert (OLIC) 2014. He was also featured on three tracks on Olamide’s album, titled “Street OT”. His first releases under YBNL Nation include “Alejo Oran” and “Emi Na Re”. He left YBNL Nation at the end of his contract. In 2017, he joined Dek-Niyor Entertainment, a Dubai based record label.
On 13 September 2018, he released a song titled “Able God” featuring Zlatan and Lil Kesh. The song earned him his first Headies award as “Best Street Hop Artiste” at The Headies 2019. The song received the nomination of “Popular Song of the Year” at the 2019 City People Music Awards. It won “Street Song of the Year” at the 2019 City People Music Awards
Chinko Ekun Single Tracks
- Alejo Oran
- Emi Na Re
- Jen Le Yo
- Bless Me
- Shake It
Chinko Ekun Awards And Recognition
So far Chinko Ekun has won numerous awards and recognition since the beginning of his professional music career, some of them are listed below;
- In 2019 city people awards he won Street Song of the Year, with his hit single Able God
- In 2019 Headies Awards he won Best Street Hop Artiste of the year for his song Able God
- In 2019 city people awards he was nominated for Popular Song of the Year for his hit single Able God
- He was also nominated for Best Indigenous Artiste of the Year in 2019 City People Awards.
- In 2020 Sound-city MVP Awards he was nominated for Viewers’ Choice of the year
Chinko Ekun Net Worth 2020
Chinko Ekun is currently one of the richest and the most influential artist in the Nigerian music industry, with an estimated net worth of $80,000 dollar.
Chinko Ekun is single and revealed he is not ready for marriage yet.
Now you now a little bit more about this promising Nigerian rapper Chinko Ekun. We can’t wait to see more creative works from him. please leave you though on the comment section.