Mr. Eazi is a Nigerian singer who has won several awards in recent years. He is an entrepreneur as well as a musician and songwriter. He created Banku music, He describes the sound as a combination of Ghanaian bounce, Ghanaian highlife, and Nigerian chord progressions and patterns.
Oluwatosin Ajibade is his actual name, but he is better known by his stage name Mr. Eazi or his nickname Don Eazi.
Mr. Eazi Early life
Mr. and Mrs. Ajibade of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, gave birth to Oluwatosin Ajibade on July 19, 1991. Captain Ajibade, his boss, is an airline pilot and the owner of an aviation consultancy company, while his mother ran a small business.
He grew up in an entrepreneurial household, which explains why he’s so good with money. Oluwatosin was educated in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for part of his primary school years.
He received his First School leaving certificate as well as his West African Senior School Certificate in Lagos, where he finished his primary and secondary education. He sang in the school chorus for a short time.
When he was younger, he would listen to music that his father would play for the family as they had breakfast together. So he’d always had a thing for music, even as a kid.
Mr. Eazi Profile
- Name: Oluwatosin Ajibade
- Best Known As Mr. Eazi
- Age: He is currently 29 years old
- Occupation: singer, songwriter, stage performer, Entrepreneur
- Record Label: Banku Musics
- Nationality: Ghanaian Base Nigerian
- Relationship: Currently in a relationship with temi otedola
- Net Worth: He Currently Worth $2.1 Million dollars
- Years Of Active: Mr. Eazi is Active since Late 2012 to date
Oluwatosin moved to Ghana to further his studies when he was 16 years old. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana, while in Ghana.
Mr. Eazi’s Net worth
With a net worth of $1.5 million, Mr. Eazi is considered one of Nigeria’s most successful and wealthy musicians.
Mr. Eazi’s Personal life
Mr. Eazi is dating Temi Otedola, the daughter of Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola and sister of DJ Cuppy, a successful Nigerian disc jockey.
Mr. Eazi’s Music Career
During his time at university, Mr. Eazi began recording songs. His vocals were used in the song “My Life,” which became a successful album at KNUST thanks to his contribution.
Swagger Entertainment, a party and marketing organization he founded, was also founded by him. He used this forum to publicize campus activities. When he was 23, he earned a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and returned to Nigeria.
After that, he used his entrepreneurship expertise to launch an e-commerce company and even worked with Schlumberger for a short time.
He has dabbled in a variety of industries, including soft drink importation, gold mining, and food delivery. Since an artist refused to turn up for the biggest party he tried to hold in 2014, he stopped being a show promoter.
In July 2013, Mr. Eazi released his 13-track debut mixtape, About to Blow. Mr. Eazi collaborated with producers such as Magnom, Peeweezle, Klumonsta, Nshona, D’Tunes, and E-Kelly prior to the release of the mixtape. Mr. Eazi has appeared on songs by Stay Jay and Lousika, including “Baby Lace” and “Knockout.” The mixtape “About to Blow” produced two hit songs, “Pipi Dance” and “Bankulize.”
Klu produced the mixtape, which was released within a week of its recording. DJ Juls was responsible for the hit song Bankulize. Pappy Kojo, a Ghanaian hiplife rapper, contributes vocals to the album.
“Banku Music” was born with this record. Banku music, according to Mr. Eazi, is a combination of Ghanaian highlife and Nigerian chord patterns and progressions.
In September 2016, Mr. Eazi officially launched the Bankulize remix, which featured African Giant Burna Kid. Bankulize was a dancehall success, and it helped Mr. Eazi gain popularity in the industry, along with the other tracks on the mixtape.
Mr. Eazi released another dancehall-influenced single, “Skin Tight,” in August 2015. DJ Juls recorded the single, which featured Ghanaian singer Efya on guest vocals.
Nigerian rapper Cobhams Asuquo, DJ Caise, and Terry G, who collaborated with Mr. Eazi to release a version of the album, are among the artists and producers who have covered and remixed the hit song.
In April 2017, Skin Tight was used in a commercial for the vodka brand Ciroc. Mr. Eazi was included in Eugy’s 2016 hit single “Dance for Me,” which was directed by Gabriella Kingsley and Vertex.
Mr. Eazi collaborated with Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie on the R&B track “Anointing” on June 17, 2016, and the artist has continued to make hits on both collaboration and personal ventures since then.
Following his appearance at the 2016 Ghana Music Awards, where Wizkid revealed that he had signed Mr. Eazi to his record label, there were rumors of a recording deal between Mr. Eazi and Starboy Entertainment.
However, in a July 2017 interview with Star FM Ghana, Mr. Eazi clarified that he is not formally signed to Starboy and that he is just doing business with the imprint.
On February 10, 2017, Life Is Eazi, Vol. 1 – Accra To Lagos is Mr. Eazi’s second mixtape. The mixtape debuted at #4 on the Billboard World Albums chart, despite the fact that it was supposed to be released on February 11, 2017.
There are 14 songs on the mixtape, including three bonus tracks. Tekno, Olamide, Phyno, Mugeez, Medikal, DJ Cuppy, Falz, and Big Lean were among the guest artists who contributed to the album.
Maleek Berry, Young John, Masterkraft, and Legendury Beatz were responsible for the album’s production. Pre-orders for the mixtape surpassed 200,000.
On December 2, 2016, E-Kelly released the mixtape’s first single, “Leg Over.” The video for the song included celebrities such as Eddie Kadi, Maleek Berry, and Wizkid, and it sparked a slew of dance videos.
Mr. Eazi hasn’t shied away from making hits or spicing up partnerships up until this point.
Coachella and Empawa Africa are two of the most anticipated events in 2019 in the United States.
Mr. Eazi is one of the few Nigerian artists set to play at Coachella in 2019; his appearance was confirmed in January of that year.
August of the same year. Mr. Eazi signed a record deal with Diplo’s Crazy Decent label in March 2018, prior to his Coachella performance. He has reached a licensing agreement with Universal Africa, a Universal Music Group affiliate, shortly after.
Mr. Eazi founded emPawa Africa, a non-profit organization dedicated to cultivating and promoting African rising stars. The program provides artists with a stage to perform and promote their talents, as well as funding options.
Thirty artists will be participating in the first edition, and they will be eligible for a grant and mentorship to help them further their musical careers. YouTube Music is a supporter of this project, as are artists like Joeboy and Djerobie.