Phyno: Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike Biography, Net Worth, Profile, Marital Status, Award, Nomination, Endorsement, Age, Life History and Media Scandal.
Here is another biography of an iconic Nigerian rapper, record producer, singer and songwriter. A unique artist in his area of expertise. We will look deeply into Phyno including his early life, Awards nominated for and won, his endorsements, career as a musician, Age / Date of birth and off course his net worth and assets. Let’s go.
Phyno Early Life, Date of Birth (Age), Home Town & State of Origin.
Phyno was born Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike on the 9th day of October 1986 making him 30 years old right now (May 2017) and 31 years old in October. He is the fourth child of his parent five children.
Though he was born and bred (brought up) in Enugu State, Nigeria, he is a native of or hails from Anambra state. A state projected to become another oil producing state in in Nigeria. He started his musical career as far back as 2003 as a producer. He enjoys rapping in igbo which makes him the Da Grin or Olamide of the Igbos.
Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike Education Background.
Phyno did his primary and secondary education in enugu state where his parent resides and further his education to Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu where he studied public administration.
His stage name “Phyno” originated from ‘Phenomenal’ his nick name in high school.
Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike Career, Nominations, Awards and Endorsements.
Phyno fall in love with music right from his secondary school days and by the time he got to higher institution, he had started making some change from music.
Between 2003 and 2010 when he started rapping, he was a producer and had produced for the likes of Timaya, Flavour, Ruggedman, Bracket, 2Shotz, J martins etc.
He started rapping in 2010 but started working on his debut album No Guts No Glory, in 2012. No Guts No Glory features guest appearances from Stormrex, Omawumi, Olamide, Efa, P-Square, Timaya, Flavour N’abania, Mr. Raw, M.I, Ice Prince and Runtown.
Singles inside his first album include Ghost Mode, Man of the Year, Alobam and Parcel with Ghost Mode ft Olamide as its lead single. The album was officially launched in 2014. All the singles were recorded in igbo and pidgin and were all generally accepted except Man of The Year Video which was banned from being aired in September 2013 by the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation.
His second album in collaboration with Olamide titled 2 Kings was released in April 2015.
Nomination and Award.
Like many Nigerians artists, Phyno is a recipient of numerous nominations and awards. His Awards includes 3 The Headies Award, 1 Nigerian Entertainment Awards, 1 City People Entertainment Awards. He has a total of 28 nominations and 5 awards till date.
Ambassador of Guinness Nigeria’s Made of Black campaign, August 2014.
He is Single.
He was rumored to have impregnate a woman named Rita Edmond in 2014. He denied the reports in an interview with The Punch newspaper.
Also in 2014, a picture of him kissing Kcee surfaced on the internet and went viral which made people question if he is a Gay. But he said the picture was misleading citing bad camera angle.
Phyno Net Worth in Dollars 2017.
His assets were estimated to worth $ 10 million Dollars which is about 3.5 – 4 Billion Naira with the current exchange rate.
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