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Five Nigerian artist that did not go to school but are successful

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Being a graduate doesn't guarantee ones success, and this artist below have proven that. Most of the artist where in university but didn't graduate. 

I know you have been following many on social media and there arts and you are aspired to be like them.read the past and you will be motivated,that didn't go through same route with there friends. friends, today I will be listing them with there biography and network.


1.  9ice

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 Born Alexander Abolare Adegbola Adigun Alapomeji Ajifolajifaola popularly known by his stage name 9ice was born on 17 January, 1980. He is now a politician attended Abule Okuta Primary School and CMS Grammar School, and dropped out from his Law course at the Lagos State University to concentrate on music.On his achievements so far, 9ice won the Revelation of the Year Award and the Best Male Vocal Performer at the 2008 edition of the Hip Hop World Awards held in Nigeria. A month later at the first SoundCity Music Video Awards, 9ice was nominated in the category of Best New Artiste. 9ice’s biggest single is titled “Gongo Aso”. He is the founder of Alapomeji Records


2. Don Jazzy

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 Michael Collins Ajere popularly known as Don Jazzy was born on 26th November 1982 (age 37), he is one of the famous Nigerians who did not need education to achieve success. The prolific music producer and C.E.O of Mavin Records dropped out of Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma in his first year.


3. Wizkid

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Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July, 1990), well known as Wizkid is a popular song writer and singer. According to reports, he started singing at age 11 as Lil Prinz. However, he started his music career fully with Banky W’s music group, Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) in 2009.


Wizkid dropped out of Lead City University in his second year because of his music career, hoping to continue later.


4. D'Banj

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Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo popularly known by his stage name, D’banj, born 9 June, 1980 is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, harmonica player and businessman.


D’banj is one of the leading musicians in Africa. He reportedly dropped out of school when he was in Level 300 (Mechanical Engineering).


Record has it that he has won several music awards, including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007, Artiste of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009, Best International Act: Africa at the 2011 BET Awards, and Best-Selling African Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards, Evolution award at the 2015 MTV Africa Music awards.


5. 2Face Idibia

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Innocent Ujah Idibia popularly known as 2face, attended Saint Gabriel’s Secondary School in Makurdi, Benue State. He enrolled at Institute of Management & Technology, Enugu (IMT), where he did his preliminary National Diploma course in Business Administration and Management. While following IMT, he performed at school organised shows and parties. He eventually dropped out to pursue his music career.


2Face told Views Channel in an interview about how an incident where he was robbed, devastated and led to his decision to leave school to face music.


“I got robbed sometime in school. All my audio cassettes that I recorded, they took them. I was sad for like a year plus. I dropped out and I am like, ‘look, I am not continuing this thing I am going to follow music.’ I actually confessed to my parents. I told them the truth that I am not going back to school. I am going to Lagos, Festac town. All this waka wey I dey talk so, na molue… stuff, sometimes na fight we go fight. Them go pursue us from bus” he said.

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Top Comments
AgborSunday · 06/26/2020
no education but much money,make sense, educated under poverty, is bad,but ilitrete under wealth,make sense ooh,brain go come control that money,

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