list of nigerian music artists who changed their stage names

list of nigerian music artists who changed their stage names

Due to the recent action of Nigeria’s popular fast rising artist BOJU who has officially changed his name from BOJU to BNXN . Some has taken it as a good move but some started to criticize, little do they know that he is not the first among the list of nigerian music artists who changed their stage names.

list of nigerian music artists who changed their stage names
Kizz Daniel, Wizkid & Boju

BOJU who is now presently known as BNXNhttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/BNXN has changed his name for good because of copyright issues that may stem from Jamaican music legend, Mark Anthony Myrie professionally known as Buju Banton.

list of nigerian music artists who changed their stage names

Buju Banton is already trademarked, to avoid any lawsuits and all, the change he made was really needed.’

list of nigerian music artists who changed their stage names
BNXN

list of nigerian music artists who changed their stage names

2BABA

Innocent Ujah Idibia, known by his stage name 2Baba, is a Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, humanitarian, and activist. Prior to July 2014,

In 2016, 2BABA who is popularly known as a legend in Nigeria’s music history was previously known with the stage name 2Face.

list of nigerian music artists who changed their stage names

2baba decided to change his name from 2face to 2baba because people already called him 2baba, so it’s only good for him to adopt the name as he was already getting matured and he’s already a titled man.

In May 2016, 2Baba received an honorary Master of Arts in Music degree from Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, Nigeria.

In March 2019, he was awarded an honorary fellow of the school of music by the Music Department, Obafemi Awolowo University. This made him the pioneer recipient of the award which was presented to him at the first public lecture and fellowship award, held on 20 March 2019.

 

Kizz Daniel.

Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe, better known by his stage name Kizz Daniel, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is best known for his singles “Woju” and “Yeba”.

In 2018, Kizz Daniel who was previously known as Kiss Daniel. Most people don’t actually notice the change in the name due to both name sounds alike.

list of nigerian music artists who changed their stage names
Kiss Daniel

Kizz Daniel was involved in a high-profile contract dispute with his former label, G Worldwide, which resulted in a legal battle.

Afterwards he left G WORLDWIDE to form his own record label Flyboy Inc.

list of nigerian music artists who changed their stage names

During the legal issue, his ex-label claimed they owned and trademarked the name ‘Kiss Daniel’ causing the singer to go by Kizz Daniel, a name that quickly reflected on his social media sites. therefore making him appear in the list of nigerian music artists who changed their stage names

 

Wizkid

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990), known professionally as Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He began recording music at the age of 11 and released a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. In 2009.

Wizkid has changed his name throughout his career before been popularly known as WIZKID  he was called Lil prince. he is therefore supposed to appear in the

list of nigerian music artists who changed their stage names

But after been signed to SONY music he started answering STAR BOY.

list of nigerian music artists who changed their stage names

Wizkid was on a collision course with US-based Canadian singer, Weeknd after the singer publicly used the name is his 2016 album, Starboy. The difference between Wizkid and Starboy is that each persona caters to two entirely different audiences, as evident in his SoundMan project and newer release, Smile.

 

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