D’banj: Singer Shows Off His New Ikoyi Mansion

D’banj: Singer Shows Off His New Ikoyi MansionNigerian popstar and entrepreneur, Dapo Oyebanji popularly known as D’banj, has just acquired a new mansion in Ikoyi, Lagos.

According to reports, the father of one moved into the property a few weeks ago leaving his long time Lekki Phase One residence which has now been converted to his office.

Big congrats!

Brief Biography

Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo (born 9 June 1980), known by his stage name D’banj, is a Nigerian musician, singer-songwriter, entrepreneur and television personality.

He has won several music awards, including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007, Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music awards.

Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo (born 9 June 1980), known by his stage name D’banj, is a Nigerian musician, singer-songwriter, entrepreneur and television personality. He has won several music awards, including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007,[4] Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009,[5] Best International Act: Africa at the 2011 BET Awards, and Best-selling African Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards, Evolution award at the 2015 MTV Africa Music awards

He adopted the stage name D’banj, a combination of his first name, Dapo, and his surname, Oyebanjo.[4] D’banj is currently best known internationally for his 2012 summer hit “Oliver Twist”, an uptempo dance fusion of Afrobeat and electronic dance music that topped the African charts 2011 and was a top 10 hit in the UK singles chart in 2012 reaching No. 2 on the UK R&B chart. As of 2016, D’banj is ranked to be the richest solo musician in Nigeria according to T.I.N Magazine.[6]

Childhood
D’banj, also known as the Kokomaster or Bangalee, was born in June 9, 1980 in Zaria, the northern part of Nigeria to a military officer who commanded an artillery regiment and a devout church dignitary businesswoman who hailed from Shagamu in Ogun State. Due to his father’s profession he moved several times within Nigeria and later moved to England. D’banj was expected to follow his father’s military career and was enrolled to the Nigerian Military School at age eleven. However, D’banj resisted the system and disenrolled from the school after three years. While at the Military school he was a member of the elite drum corp of the Nigerian Army. From the Nigerian Military School he proceeded to another military owned institution Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Ibara, Abeokuta where he was a church worker. There he completed his secondary school education

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