DJ Coublon

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DJ Coublon
Birth nameAkwuba Charles Ugochukwu
Born (1989-11-04) November 4, 1989 (age 30)
Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria
OriginAnambra State, Anaocha Local Government
Genres
Occupation(s)Record Producer, Sound Engineer
InstrumentsPiano, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Digital Audio Workstation
Years active2012–present
LabelsMade Men Music Group (2014-2016), Three Guard Records (2017 to date)
Associated acts
Websitedjcoublon.com

Akwuba Charles Ugochukwu (born November 4, 1989), professionally known as DJ Coublon, is a Nigerian record producer and sound engineer. He is best known for producing hit songs including Kiss Daniel's "Woju", Iyanya's "Applaudise", Yemi Alade's "Ferrari" and Tekno Miles's "Duro".[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Born on November 4, 1989, he began his interest in music at the age of 7. He is a graduate of Physics with Electronics from Veritas University in Abuja, Nigeria. DJ Coublon began his music career in Onitsha, Anambra State, Southeastern Nigeria. In 2013 he moved to Lagos where he met other artists like Iyanya and Kiss Daniel. He was signed onto Made Men Music Group between September 2014 to 2016.[2]

Production credits[edit]

Year Artist Song Album
2014 Kiss Daniel "Woju (song)" Woju - Single
Made Men Music Group "Dreaming" (featuring Iyanya and Emma Nyra) The Evolution (Made Men Music Group album)
2015 Tekno Miles "Duro" Duro - Single
"Duro Remix" Duro (Remix) - Single
"Wash" Wash - Single
MC Galaxy "Hello" Hello - Single
Patoranking "My Woman My Everything" My Woman My Everything - Single
Iyanya "Mama" Applaudise[3]
"Macoma ft. Efya x Sarkodie"
"Again ft. Seyi Shey"
"Mogbe ft. Patoranking"
"Applaudise"
"Yoga ft. Victoria Kimani"
Kiss Daniel "Woju (Remix) ft. Davido, Tiwa Savage" Woju (Remix)
2016 Kiss Daniel "Napo ft. Sugarboy" New Era
"Good Time"
"Laye"
"Are You Alright?"
"Alone"
"Duro"
"Nothing Dey"
Yemi Alade "Baby's Back" Mama Africa
"Ferrari"
Emma Nyra "Once Chance" Love Versus Money, Vol 1[4]
"Sakarin" ft. Dammy Krane
"For My Matter" ft. Patoranking
"For My Matter" ft. Banky W
Premium Music ft. Iyanya,
Yemi Alade, Tekno Miles,
Olamide and Selebobo
"Mama Oyoyo" Mama Oyoyo - Single[5]
2017 Sugarboy "Dada Omo" Dada Omo - Single[6]
Seyi Shay "Yolo Yolo" Yolo Yolo - Single[7]
Yemi Alade "Knack Am" Knack Am - Single[8]
Dj Coublon "My Way ft Iyanya" My Way - Single[9]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award ceremony Prize Recipient Result Ref
2015 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Music Producer of the Year Himself Nominated
2016 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Nominated
2016 AFRIMMA Awards Nominated [10]
The Headies 2016 Nominated [11]
The BEATZ Awards New Discovery Producer Nominated [12]
The BEATZ Awards 2.0 Best Producer Nominated [13]
Best Afro Beat Producer 2016 Won [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Solanke, Abiola. "DJ Coublon: The talented DJ talks about his creative process, work flow with artistes and more". pulse.ng. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  2. ^ ""I Had My Works Discredited In The Past" - DJ Coublon - Tush Magazine". Tush Magazine. 19 August 2016. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  3. ^ OG, Demola. "Iyanya – Applaudise (Album Tracklist)". Not Just Ok. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  4. ^ O, Ovie. "Emma Nyra Set To Drop Debut EP "Love vs Money" - View Tracklist". Not Just Ok. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  5. ^ "With Mama Oyoyo, Premium Music Celebrates Mothers". The Guardian Nigeria. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Dada Omo, Sugarboy – Dada Omo (Prod. DJ Coublon)". Jaguda. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  7. ^ DonBoye. "Seyi Shay – Yolo Yolo". Not Just Ok. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  8. ^ DonBoye. "Yemi Alade – Knack Am". Not Just Ok. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  9. ^ lalaboiy. "DJ Coublon – My way ft. Iyanya". Not Just Ok. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  10. ^ Onyeji, Ebuka. "AFRIMMA 2016: Phyno, Olamide shine as Nigerian Artistes dominate". Premium Times, Nigeria. Premium Times, Nigeria. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  11. ^ "Headies Award 2016: Complete list of Nominees - Nigerian Entertainment Today - Nigeria's Top Website for News, Gossip, Comedy, Videos, Blogs, Events, Weddings, Nollywood, Celebs, Scoop and Games". thenet.ng. 8 November 2016. Archived from the original on 10 September 2017. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  12. ^ "THE BEATZ AWARDS NOMINEES 2015:". The Beatz Awards. 30 November 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  13. ^ "THE BEATZ AWARDS NOMINEES 2016:". The Beatz Awards. 30 November 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  14. ^ "THE BEATZ AWARDS WINNERS 2016:". The Beatz Awards. 30 November 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2017.