Pheelz

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Pheelz
Birth namePhillip Kayode Moses
Also known asPheelz Mr. Producer
Born (1994-06-05) June 5, 1994 (age 24)
Lagos, Nigeria
OriginLagos
Genres
Occupation(s)Record producer, audio engineer
InstrumentsPiano, Drums, Drum Machine
Years active2012–present
LabelsYBNL Nation
Associated acts

Phillip Kayode Moses (born June 5, 1994) better known as Pheelz, is a Nigerian audio engineer and record producer[1] who produced the single by Olamide titled "Durosoke" which went on to get him nominated in the "Producer of The Year" category at The Headies 2013.[2] Born and raised in Lagos, Pheelz is credited to have produced all but one song in Olamide's Baddest Guy Ever Liveth album.[3] He is currently affiliated to YBNL Nation.[4]

Early life[edit]

Pheelz is a native of Ogun State but he was born and raised in Ojo, a local government area in Lagos State. He started music as a 10 year old singer in church.[5] While in high school in ajangbandi afromedia. Pheelz attended ideal comprehensive high school and later he worked under I.D Cabassa in Coded Tunes, the record label where he met Olamide. In 2011, he featured vocals in a song off Olamide's Rapsodi album titled "I'm Going In".

Career[edit]

His breakthrough as a record producer came in 2012 when he produced the chart-topping singles by Olamide titled "First of All" and "Fucking With The Devil" off his YBNL album.[5] In 2013, Pheelz was listed in NotJustOk's "Top 10 Hottest Producers in Nigeria".[6] He produced all but one song in Olamide's Baddest Guy Ever Liveth album, a move which made him gain grounds in the Nigerian music industry and won him a nomination at The Headies 2013.[7] In 2014, he was also nominated in the "Producer of the Year" category at the 2014 edition of The Headies and at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.[8] Pheelz has gone on to produce and be credited in popular songs and albums including The Chairman by M.I, Ghetto University by Runtown and Seyi or Shay by Seyi Shay. In 2014, Pheelz collaborated with COPILOT Music and Sound on a cover of Carlinhos Brown's "Maria Caipirnha (Samba da Bahia)”. The arrangement represented the musical instrumentation and styles of Nigeria for Visa's "Samba of the World", a digital campaign for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Selected discography[edit]

Album credits[edit]

Year Artiste Album
2012 Olamide YBNL
2013 Olamide Baddest Guy Ever Liveth
2014 Olamide Street OT
M.I The Chairman
2015 Olamide & Phyno 2 Kings
Runtown Ghetto University
Seyi Shay Seyi or Shay
Olamide Eyan Mayweather

Singles[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2013 The Headies 2013 Producer of The Year Pheelz for "Durosoke" Nominated
2014 The Headies 2014 Pheelz for "Eleda Mi O" Nominated
2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Himself Nominated[9]
City People Entertainment Awards Nominated[10]
2015 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Nominated[11]
City People Entertainment Awards Nominated
2016 City People Entertainment Awards Nominated
The Headies Pheelz for "Pick Up" Nominated
Pheelz for "Love Lagos" Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olamide and Pheelz part ways?". New Telegraph. 13 June 2013. Archived from the original on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  2. ^ "The Headies 2013: First Photos & Full List of Winners: Olamide, Phyno, Davido, Sean Tizzle & Waje". BellaNaija. 27 December 2013. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  3. ^ Tayo, Ayomide (17 November 2013). "Album Review: Olamide is the 'Baddest Guy Ever Liveth' (even though he's tired)". Nigeria Entertainment Today. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  4. ^ Olumide, Adesida (9 October 2014). "YBNL producer, Pheelz drops new single 'Hustle'". Nigeria Entertainment Today. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Unveiling Pheelz …his synergy with Olamide, others". News Watch Times. 13 June 2014. Archived from the original on 23 January 2016. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  6. ^ "The 10 Hottest Producers in Nigeria". NotJustOk. 4 October 2013. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  7. ^ Ayeni, Gbemiga (23 July 2015). "Custodian Interview: Pheelz(YBNL Producer)". Culture Custodian. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  8. ^ "Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2014 Nominees List: Davido, Yemi Alade, Others Nominated". tooXclusive. 29 May 2014. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  9. ^ "Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2014 Nominees List: Davido, Yemi Alade, Others Nominated". tooXclusive. 29 May 2014. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  10. ^ Oyewusi, Siji (10 June 2014). "Who won what at City People Entertainment Awards 2014". Nigeria Entertainment Today. Retrieved 17 November 2015.
  11. ^ Ade-Unuigbe, Adesola (12 June 2015). "Kiss Daniel, Korede Bello, Falz, Wizkid, Olamide, Davido & More Nominated for the 10th Annual Nigerian Entertainment Awards". BellaNaija. Retrieved 17 November 2015.