HANDSOME KOREDE BELLO

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Birth name Korede Bello
Born 29 February 1996 (age 19)
Lagos, Nigeria
Origin Lagos State
Genres R&B, hip hop, pop
Occupation(s) Songwriter, singer
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2009-present
Labels Mavin Records
Associated acts
Tiwa Savage Don Jazzy Di’Ja D’PRINCE Dr SID Reekado Banks
Website koredebello.com

Korede (English:“harvest”) was born in Lagos State, SouthWestern Nigeria. He went on to finish his basic and secondary school education there. He started performing at the age of 7 by the stage name African Prince and went on to write his first song after forming a music group with a friend while in primary school.  He started music professionally by recording songs in the studio while in secondary school before he went on to release his first single “Forever”. He holds a National Diploma certificate after studying Mass Communication at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism he’s also an Associate Member of the Institute of Information Management

After the release of his first single which got relatively positive reviews, he was introduced to Don Jazzy by his manager Casmir Uwaegbute after which they recorded some songs together which got Don Jazzy impressed. On 28 February 2014, he got signed to Mavin Records under which he has recorded popular songs like “African Princess” and “Godwin”.  He is currently working on his first studio album and cites Asa and 2face Idibia as people he draws inspiration from.

Korede became one of Africa’s promising acts after his infamous “Korede Bello wink” in the music video of “Dorobucci”, a chart-topping song by Mavin Records artistes.

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