Joeboy has been the hottest artist in recent times. This has made fans to be so inquisitive about him to the extent of going in search of how he started and how he has arrived.
With Hiphopafrika, you don’t need to panic hence all you need to know about Joeboy will at your doorstep. Joseph Akinfenwa Donus popularly known by his stage name as Joeboy is a fast-rising Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter and recording artist. His style of music is mainly Afro-pop and R&B. As you read more you will also discover more about him.
Joeboy was born on 21st May, 1997 into a Yoruba family in Lagos State Nigeria. Joeboy is 23 as of 2020. The little we know about his background is that he hails from Yoruba, a major ethnic group in Nigeria. He attended his primary and secondary education in Lagos state and then proceeded to the University of Lagos where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource management.
Joeboy’s net worth is estimated to be $800,000. He won Best Artiste in African Pop at the 2019 All Africa Music Awards, and Best Pop at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival. Joeboy is currently signed to emPawa Africa music label
Joeboy began his music vocation by making video fronts for other artist’s songs. One of his song on Ed Sheeran’s “State of You” which he posted on Instagram was seen by music sensation Mr. Eazi.
Joeboy was with Mr Eazi’s financing and mentorship program emPawa100, getting one of 10,000 candidates from 14 nations. Joeboy was the first of 100 beneficiaries to acquire a portion of a $300,000 award; he utilized his part of the award to shoot a music video for his single “Fààjí” He proceeded to discharge a few hit melodies including the most well known “Baby” which outperformed 31 million perspectives on YouTube.
Joeboy additionally discharged another banger “Starting”. The tune got monstrous plays over all media stages. He proceeded to discharge other great songs including; “Don’t Call Me Back ft Mayokun, “Just for You” “Call” blessings among others.
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Awards And Nominations
At the Headies 2019, Joeboy was nominated for the Teni Best Headies Pop Single. He was also nominated for the song of the year, Spectator Choice, and Next Category for the category of classified artists. 2020: Soundcity MVP Awards – Best Pop (Winner), 2020: Soundcity MVP Awards Listener’s Choice (“Baby” Nominated), 2020: Soundcity MVP Awards – Best New MVP (Nominated).
Baby, Beginning, Don’t Call Me Back ft Mayorkun, Call, Faaji, Reelest, Move, Some People, Represent, Impatient, Out Boss Me, Middle Man, Spot on the Sun, Passenger