Kcee (musician)

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Kcee
Birth name Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo
Born Ajegunle, Lagos State, Nigeria
Genres African popular music
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, performer
Years active 2013–present
Labels Five Star Music
Associated acts E-Money, Harrysong, Skiibii, Davido,Akoo Nana

Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo , better known as Kcee (sometimes stylised as KCee), is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He was formerly in the Hip Hop duo group called Kc Presh .[1] He currently has a record deal with Five Star Music. He worked with Del B, a record producer known for producing the song "Limpopo".[2] He is the elder brother to business mogul E-money.

Early life and music career[edit]

Kcee and his longtime partner and friend Presh played as a duo for 12 years. They met in a church choir, were in the choir together till both entered for the Star Quest TV reality show together and won the show. Their work together as music partners gave them both a few recognition until 2011 when they split, both chasing their own careers quite separately.

Endorsements[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Takeover (2013)
  • Attention To Detail (2017)

Videography[edit]

Year Title Director Ref
2016 Bambala As featured artiste Avalon Okpe [7]
2016 Agbomma Tchidi Chikere [8]
2018 Burn Sneeze [9]
2018 Bullion Squad Moses Inwang [10]
2018 Boo featuring Tekno Clarence Peters [11]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Awards ceremony Award description(s) Recipient Results Ref
2013 The Headies Producer of the Year Del B for "Limpopo" Nominated [12]
Song of the Year "Limpopo Won [13]
Channel O Music Video Awards 2013 MOST GIFTED DANCE VIDEO "Limpopo" Nominated [14]
2014 The Headies Best R&B/Pop Album "Takeover" Nominated [15]
Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year "Takeover" Won [16]
Artiste of the Year "Himself" Nominated [17]

See also[edit]

List of Nigerian musicians

References[edit]

  1. ^ "kcee presh break up". Nigeria Films. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  2. ^ ""Kcee" Limpopo". NotJustOk. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "MTN splashes N500m on endorsement deals". TheNetNg. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Patience Jonathan appoints Limpopo Crooner Kcee as Peace Ambassador". DailyPost. Retrieved 10 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "MTN splashes N600m on endorsement deals". KonkNaija Media. Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  6. ^ "KCee Announces His Latest Endorsement Deal with Magnum". BellaNaija. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "Music Video Akoo Nana - Bambala feat. Kcee & Harrysong". Pulse.com.gh. David Mawuli. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 
  8. ^ "Kcee Patience Ozorkwor, Chiwetalu Agu, star in singer's 'Agbomma' video". Pulse.com.gh. David Mawuli. Retrieved 8 February 2016. 
  9. ^ "Kcee ft. Sarkodie – Burn (Official Music Video) | Ghpop.com". 2018-03-06. Retrieved 2018-03-06. 
  10. ^ "Must watch! Kcee drops the official video for 'Bullion Squad'". 2018-04-18. Retrieved 2018-04-24. 
  11. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Md8YbGaP0No.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. ^ "The Headies Awards; Full List of Winners". Bella Naija. 2 January 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  13. ^ "The Headies Awards; Full List of Winners". Bella Naija. 1 January 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  14. ^ "Channel O Music Video Awards 2013: Full List Of Winners". Bella Naija. 1 January 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  15. ^ "The Headies Awards; Full List of Winners". DonBoye. 4 January 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  16. ^ "The Headies Awards; Full List of Winners". DonBoye. 4 January 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  17. ^ "The Headies Awards; Full List of Winners". DonBoye. 4 January 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014.