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  • Although he is famously known by his stage name Kizz Daniel, the Nigerian singer and songwriter’s real name is Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe 
  • He graduated from the Federal University of Agriculture after he studied Water Resources Management and Agrometeorology in 2013
  • He has worked with artists such as Tiwa Savage and Davido
  • He started writing songs at the age of 11 
  • He is a huge Arsenal Football Club supporter 


  • He is a part of a neo-soul group called The Social Experiment 
  • Chance received one of the earliest breaks in his career when he performed as an opening act for Childish Gambino
  • His real name is Chancellor Johnathan Bennett.
  • He began to gain mainstream recognition in 2013 after releasing his second mixtape, Acid Rap.
  • He won a Michael Jackson talent show when he was in fourth grade 



  • She has 522.6k monthly listeners on Spotify 
  • She has been in film and television since the age of 9
  • When she was 9 years old, Coco sang “The Star Spangled Banner” in front of a massive crowd at a football game
  • She had her major label debut following the release of her single “Caliber” on March 25, 2022
  • Some of Coco’s biggest idols are Celine Dion, Mariah Carey and Aretha Franklin



  • Meg has been writing her own raps since she was 14 years old 
  • She is a huge fan of horror movies and would like to make one of her own one day
  • She credits The Notorious BIG as own of her biggest influencers 
  • Her alter ego is Tina Snow 
  • When she was a child, Meg aspired to be a plastic surgeon



  • His real name is Charlton Kenneth Jeffrey Howard
  • His stage name was derived from Kamilaroi, the name of an Australian indigenous group which The Kid Laroi descends from on his mother’s side.
  • He comes from a musical family – his dad is a sound engineer and music producer, and his mom is a music manager 
  • He began rapping at the age of 13 
  • When he was a child, he was a big fan of Tupac’s “Dear Mama” 



  • All four of Ed Sheeran’s guitars have names; Lloyd, Felix, Cyril, and Nigel
  • Ed Sheeran was discovered by Talor Swift 
  • Ed Sheeran’s favourite TV show is The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 
  • Russ began writing raps in his notebook when he was 7 years old 
  • Russ is part of the rap group ‘’Diemon Crew’’ 



  • His real name is Khaled Mohammed Khaled 
  • Khaled first gained recognition as a radio host in the 1990s on the radio station 99 Jamz
  • He has served jail time for driving with a suspended license 
  • His musical influences are Berry Gordy and Quincy Jones 
  • He used to dj under the name ‘’Arab Attack’’



  • Tyga’s real name is Michael Ray Stevenson
  • He loves exotic animals, and even owned a tiger at one stage
  • His favourite movies of all time are Love & Basketball and Paid In Full 
  • He recorded his first song in his closet when he was 12 years old 
  • He got his first tattoo at the age of 14 



  • Although he is famously known by his stage name ‘JID’, his real name is Destin Choice Route 
  • He is a part of the musical collective Spillage Village
  • He is signed to J. Cole’s Dreamville Records and Interscope Records.
  • He has 21.2M monthly listeners on Spotify
  • The rapper says that his first love was sports and not music





  • Kodak released his first album at the age of 18
  • His birth name was Dieuson Octave however he legally changed his name while in prison to Bill K. Kapri.
  • Kodak Black has a son named King Khalid
  • Kodak has permanent diamond grillz
  • The rapper has a portrait of Lil Wayne tattooed on his body



  • Her debut album Rose Gold was released in October 2017 and was certified platinum by RiSA on 31 August 2018. 
  • Shekinah revealed that the songwriting process is not easy for her because she is a perfectionist
  • She completed her degree in Arts and Live Performance from AFDA 
  • She has opened for John Legend, Toni Braxton and Ed Sheeran 
  • Shekhinah’s ‘Suited’ video reached 14 millions views on Youtube




  • She has an obsession with the colour brown 
  • ‘’This life I live is like a Billie Album’’ is a reference to how sombre and deep Billie Eilish and her music normally is 
  • Her ears are not pierced 
  • During her matric year, she was in a high school choir that won the provincial Kyknet ‘Sing In Harmonie’ competition 
  • Nanette started writing officially when she was in grade 5. Her teacher bought her an A5 book and asked her to write stories and poems once a week because she believed that Nanette was a good writer 



  • Although she is famously known by her stage name, her real name is Priscilla Renea 
  • She has written hits for stars such as Rihanna, Chris Brown and Mariah Carey 
  • Her hit single ‘’Hrs & Hrs’’ has over 58 million views on Youtube 
  • Her zodiac sign is Libra
  • She began singing at the age of two



  • BTS stands for Bangtan Sonyeondan, which means ‘bulletproof boy scouts’
  • The boy band was first formed in 2010 and debuted in 2013 under Big Hit Entertainment 
  • There are seven members in the group, with the stage names RM, Suga, Jin, Jimin, V, J-Hope, and Jungkook.
  • RM learned English from watching the popular sitcom ‘Friends’ 
  • Jungkook never wanted to be a singer at first, he initially wanted to be a tattoo artist 




  • He began his career as a member of South African hip hop group, Teargas
  • Known professionally as K.O, the South African rapper’s real name is Ntokozo Mdluli 
  • His fans refer to him as Skhanda Gawd 
  • He is the co-founder of the conceptual record label, clothing and lifestyle brand Skhanda World 
  • He graduated with a Public Relations (PR)Management National Diploma from Vaal University of Technology. 




  • The duo are related – Quavo is Takeoff’s uncle 
  • Since childhood, they have been influenced by music legends such as Outkast, Lil Wayne and Master P 
  • Quavo and Takeoff initially started making beats and rhyming in the seventh grade 
  • Quavo’s real name is Quavious Keyate Marshall.
  • Takeoff’s real name is Krishna Khari Ball. 

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