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Korede Bello

Korede Bello

Korede Bello

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Korede Bello born 29 February 1996 is a Nigerian singer and songwriter currently signed to Mavin Records. He is best known for his hit single "Godwin", a semi-gospel and pop song which topped many music charts in Nigeria.


Early life, education and career

Korede English:"harvest" was born in Lagos State, south-western Nigeria. He went on to finish his basic and secondary school education there. He started performing at the age of 7 by the stage name African Prince and went on to write his first song after forming a music group with a friend while in primary school. He started music professionally by recording songs in the studio while in secondary school before he went on to release his first single "Forever". He holds a National Diploma certificate after studying Mass Communication at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism he's also an Associate Member of the Institute of Information Management 

 

Mavin Records deal

After the release of his first single which got relatively positive reviews, he was introduced to Don Jazzy by his manager Casmir Uwaegbute after which they recorded some songs together which got Don Jazzy impressed. On 28 February 2014, he got signed to Mavin Records under which he has recorded popular songs like "African Princess" and "Godwin". He is currently working on his first studio album and cites Asa and 2face Idibia as people he draws inspiration from.

By Achike Okafor 13/04/2016 05:30:00