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All you need to know about Oladipo Olamide Emmanuel popularly know as Chinko Ekun Let’s take a look at his Biography, Nationality, Career, Age, Net worth, Family

EARLY LIFE
Chinko Ekun who is a Nigerian rapper and song writer, was born on the 13th of September, 1993. At Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria. He was born into a family of three, where his position was the second child. Also he hails from of Ikare, Ondo State, Nigeria.
EDUCATION
Chinko Ekun attended Blessing Nursery and Primary School, Oshodi, Lagos State and Remade Nursery and Primary School, Igando, Lagos State. He attended Baptist Model High School, Ijegun, Lagos State for his secondary education. He graduated with a degree in law at Obafemi Awolowo University.

He did his National Youth Service Corps in Lagos State.
CAREER
He began his career at the age of 7, Chinko Ekun then started developing passion for music. During his first year in the university, he picked interest in commercial and rap music. Chinko Ekun officially started his musical career in 2011, posting videos of his freestyles on Instagram. In 2013, he released “Ekun” as his first official track. In 2014, Chinko Ekun featured in Olamide’s Street OT music album, on tracks “100 To Million”, “Bang” and “Usian Bolt”. He appeared on Olamide Live In Concert (OLIC) 2014, where he did freestyle performance. Chinko Ekun sings in English, Pidgin and Yoruba, focusing solely on hip hop music.

His name “Chinko Ekun” was coined from two words “Chinko” and “Ekun”. “Chinko”, because he was told that he looked like a Chinese during his time in the university and “Ekun”, because it is his first official track.

YBNL Nation and Dek-Niyor Entertainment

In 2015, Chinko Ekun joined Olamide’s YBNL Nation. He released his first official singles titled “Alejo Oran” and “Emi Na Re” through YBNL Nation on 25 February 2015. Barely a year later, he exited the record label after his contract expired, alongside fellow label mates Adekunle Gold and Viktoh. 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.
FAMILY
He’s single and said he’s not ready for marriage.
PERSONAL LIFE
He said he loves singing indigenously because it has been part of him.
ACHIEVEMENT
In 2019, Chinko Ekun won the “Best Street Hop Artiste” award at the “The Headies”. He was only nominated for both “Popular Song of the Year – Able God” and “Best Indigenous Artiste of the Year” categories. He also won the “Street Song of the Year” award for “Able God” at the “City People Music Awards”.

In 2020, he was nominated for the “Viewers’ Choice” Award for the hit single “Able God” at the “Soundcity MVP Awards”
NET WORTH
As a rapper and a song writer, Chinko Ekun is not poor artist. He net worth was estimated to be around $400,000 Dollars.

 


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