Nigeria celebrates today with Harrysongz, Ese Peters and Colin Udoh, as they mark their birthday!
Harrison Tare Okiri aka Harrysongz, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and instrumentalist who rose to fame after his tribute song to Nelson Mandela won the “Most Downloaded Callertune Award” at The Headies 2013.
Harrysong was born in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria to Ijaw parents but moved to Lagos in 2007 after spending some of his early life in Port Harcourt. Harry used to perform at night clubs until he met Kcee who introduced him to top music personalities.
In 2014, he was nominated in the “Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year” category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards after the release of his chart-topping song “Better Pikin“.
Ese Peters is a Nigerian singer, writer and composer from Delta state. born in Lagos Nigeria, Ese has been able to carve a niche for himself as the next best thing in the Nigerian music scene, doing covers to hit songs such as Wande Cole’s “Taboo” and Darey’s “The way you are“.
In 2007, he was offered a recording deal by the Question Mark Records, but turned it down because he wanted to get done with school first.
After graduating from The prestigious University of Benin (Uniben) in 2008, He decided to pursue his career in music by first writing movie and recording sound tracks for movies such as “Touch my heart” starring Richard Mofe Damijo, Stella Damascusand Joke Silva. He has also worked on and written songs for Richard Mofe Damijo, ace producer Cobhams Asuquo, Onos Brisibi, Proverbs, Plumbline and Eva Alordiah.
Colin Udoh is a Nigerian journalist and sports television presenter.
He features as a studio analyst for the Super Sport television network and has written for the popular African football magazine Kick Off.He worked for the Nigeria Football Federation as a media officer and is one of the founders of the popular Nigerian website Cyber Eagles which focuses on discussions relating to Nigerian football players. Udoh is married to the female Nigerian international football player Mercy Akide.