King Wadada

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King Wadada
Birth nameAustin Peter
Born1975 (age 46–47)
Edo State, Nigeria
OriginNigerian
GenresReggae
Occupation(s)Singer, musician
InstrumentsVocalist guitarist congas
LabelsMiracle Day Music

King Wadada, also known as Austin Peter, (born on 6 August 1975) is a Nigerian reggae musician, singer, and songwriter. He won the Kora Awards in 2010 as Africa's best reggae artist of the year. He is best known for his song "Holy Holy."[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

Early life[edit]

King Wadada was born on 6 August 1975 in Urhonigbe, in the Orhionmwon local government area of Edo State in Nigeria.[9]

Career[edit]

King Wadada, was signed to Miracle Day Music. He won the Kora Awards as Africa's best reggae artist of the year in 2010.[10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.punchng.com/feature/midweek-revue/kora-hasnt-paid-me-a-dime-king-wadada/ Archived 15 April 2015 at the Wayback Machine – The_Punch Nigerian newspaper
  2. ^ http://allafrica.com/stories/201305220451.html – AllAfrica.com
  3. ^ http://www.punchng.com/entertainment/arts-life/majek-wadada-on-mission-to-rebrand-reggae/ Archived 25 May 2015 at the Wayback Machine – The_Punch Nigerian newspaper
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 February 2015. Retrieved 25 May 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Dont Take Advantage of The Public With Vulgar Songs.King Wadada Warns". nigeriafilms.com. Archived from the original on 25 May 2015.
  6. ^ http://www.modernghana.com/movie/2932/3/i-smoked-igbo-indian-hemp-heavilyreggae-act-king-w.html – Modernghana.com
  7. ^ http://nationalmirroronline.net/new/people-are-jealous-that-im-taking-care-of-majek-fashek-king-wadada/ – National_Mirror Nigerian newspaper
  8. ^ +KORA Awards. "WINNERS 2010". KORA.
  9. ^ http://www.nigerianobservernews.com/10082014/news/news18.html#.VWNgF1JmJT4 – Nigerian_Observer newspaper
  10. ^ http://www.punchng.com/feature/midweek-revue/kora-hasnt-paid-me-a-dime-king-wadada/ Archived 15 April 2015 at the Wayback Machine – The_Punch Nigerian newspaper
  11. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFp0z7XV5KA – King Wadada winning Kora Awards in 2010