Joeboy Real name
Born Joseph Akinfenwa Donus, better know by his stage name “Joeboy,” is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. The talented singer does basically any genre of music(Afro-pop/trap/R&B) but must have a blend of the African sound. The handsome singer dripping with talent is the first beneficiary for the @mreazi empawa Africa program. Three days ago, Mr. Eazi shared an Apple music chat ranking where Joeboy had two of his recent songs occupying number 2 and five on the list.
There is no doubt about it, Joeboy is one of the fast-rising new artists that are moving towards the limelight in the Nigerian music industry. His genre is that of Afro-pop and R&B, he one of the most respected versatile singer in Nigeria today and he is enjoying the best moments of this music.
Early Life, Education, And Career
Joseph Akinfenwa Donus, aka Joeboy, was born on the 21st day of May 1997 in Lagos State, Nigeria. The handsome singer is one of the new artists that are fast rising to limelight in the Nigeria music industry. He studied Studied at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), where he bagged a degree in Human Resource.
Joeboy grew up in a musical family; his older brother was in the choir, and his dad played the keyboard in church. According to him, he was inspired by the likes of 9ice and ID Cabasa, whom he used to hang out within the studio. He officially started singer at the age of 16 and recorded his first song “Gbeseyin,” an Afrobeat tune, at the age of 17.
His career had a significant boost when he released Ed Sheeran ‘Shape of You’ cover, which was well-received both in Nigeria and across the globe. The song also brought him to the limelight, which made Mr. Eazi discovered him and offered provisional mentor-ship. It is agreeable that Joeboy is one of the talented Nigerian artistes with fantastic vocals and stylish music attitude presently. He has gone further to release some couple of songs to his credit, including “Baby Baby” and the most recent one, Beginning.
Joeboy is currently signed into Mr. Eazi’s “Banku” music and is estimated to worth ₦2 million. We are very sure that he is going to become one of the most celebrated and most prosperous Nigerian artistes in the nearest future.
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