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Olushola Ajose: biography, age, family, net worth



All you need to know about Olushola Ajose popularly know as “Afrikan boy-Rapper” Let’s take a look at his Biography, Nationality, Career, Age, Net worth, Family.

Olushola Ajose

Olushola Ajose, better known by his stage name Afrikan Boy is a grime MC from Woolwich, London, England, United Kingdom who was born in Nigeria.

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Olushola Ajose was born on March 28th, 1989 in Woolwich, southeast London to Nigerian parents. He is an award-winning rapper who is now 32 years old and also a Aries—Zodiac sign.

He grew up in London where he attended his high school education. He studied at Brunel University and earned a degree in Psychology.

Fusing together his passion for grime, rap and afrobeat with a love for a good hook, Afrikan Boy is steadily carving out his own niche in the MC circle. With a self-assured style – custom ankara threads and the obligatory pair of trendy kicks are staple part of his wardrobe – his lyrics are as dynamic as his musical tastes, citing everyone from Fela Kuti and King Sunny Ade to 2Pac, Kano and Dizzee Rascal as influences.

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He his Already championed by the likes of DJ Semtex (BBC Radio 1/ 1Xtra), The Guardian, Wonderland, The Fader, Fact Magazine and listed as one of MTV’s ‘Hot Afrobeats Acts for 2012’.

Afrikan Boy is a firm favourite among industry heavyweights. It was the grime infused ‘One Day I Went To Lidl’, a humorous ode to the discount supermarket, that caught the ear of underground fans and fellow British rapper and Grammy Award nominee, M.I.A, that soon led to guest appearances on the ‘Paper Planes’ remix and ‘Hussel’ on her ‘Kala’ album as well as a stint on both the ‘Kala’ and ‘People vs. Money’ world tours.

A collaboration with US hip hop veteran DJ Shadow on ‘I’m Excited’ once again created the chance for Afrikan Boy to push his experimental boundaries, a feat that didn’t go unnoticed by BBC Radio 1 aficionado, Zane Lowe who crowned it ‘Hottest Record In The World’ on 7th July 2011.

Following the release of his first mixtape ‘What Took You So Long’, Afrikan Boy continued to captivate audiences with the punchy freestyle ‘Look At Me Now’ featuring Boya D, the ‘Pon Pon Remix’ (a tribute to the late Nigerian artist Dagrin) and the chilled out sounds of ‘Dissertation’. Fast forward to 2012, and fresh off the prestigious ‘Africa Express’ summer tour, where he shared the stage with the likes of the legendary Femi Kuti, Baaba Maal, Damon Albarn, De La Soul, The Noisettes, Speech Debelle, Mark Ronson, Basement Jaxx and K’Naan to name but a few, Afrikan Boy continues to make his presence felt on the live circuit.

But when he’s not entertaining eager crowds or recording, you’ll find him chilling out listening to his favourite artists, getting fit in the gym or indulging in an activity that’s certain to awaken his creative side.

A break from music to complete his university degree, Afrikan Boy is now busy working in the studio in preparation for his forthcoming EP, ‘AB CD’ due for release on Meltdown Records in 2013. Afrikan Boy shows no sign of slowing down the pace as the release of ‘Amala Azonto’, a cheeky ode to the Ghanaian Azonto dance craze produced by Delirious, featuring friend and fellow afrobeats artist, Dotstar made its way onto the net in October 2012. Also in the pipeline is his Debut EP ” AB CD ” which is set for release winter 2013 as well as a multinational tour which Afrikan Boy hopes will be another step forward for what he coins the Afro-shola movement.

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The rapper is currently not married.

Ajose Olushola uses his free time to hang-out with friends in bars and clubs. He and Skepta are both musical artists associated with the grime genre.

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In 2014, he earned a MOBO Wards nomination for Best African Act.
Afrikan boy Rapper’s net worth has not yet been specified.

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