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Joeboy Basic Information
|Real Name:||Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa|
|Occupation:||Singer and Songwriter|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||21 May 1997 (26) Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos, Nigeria|
|Education:||University of Lagos|
Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa, popularly known as Joeboy, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter best known for his hit song “Baby.” He was discovered in 2017 by Nigerian pop star Mr. Eazi and was added to the ‘Empawa Africa’ label.
Joeboy was born on May 21st, 1997. He is 23 years old.
Early Life And Career
Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa, aka Joeboy, was born in Lagos State in 1997. He officially began his career following the release of the song “Faaji” featuring Mr. Eazi of emPawa100 in 2018. He used the grant he received from Empawa Africa to shoot a video for the song.
On March 1st, 2019, he released what would become his breakout hit “Baby.” The song fast became popular in Nigeria and across Africa, earning praise from music lovers. The song garnered over 20 million streams across YouTube and Spotify in 2019 alone. The song’s visualizer alone has garnered over 31 million views on YouTube, and its official video has hit 10 million on the platform.
On August 15, 2019, Joeboy released a follow-up to the song titled “Beginning,” produced by KillerTunes. The song also quickly caught on and became yet another massive hit. Its visualizer video has surpassed 23 million views on YouTube. In November 2019, Joeboy cemented his place on the scene with the release of his debut Extended Play, “Love & Light,” which received praise from fans and music lovers.
The EP was released by emPawa Africa and contained the two hit songs “Baby” and “Beginning.” It also features the song “Don’t Call Me Back,” assisted by DMW star, Mayorkun, and “All For You.”
On April 10, 2020, Joeboy released “Call,” the first single off his forthcoming debut studio album. The song was produced by Dera, and TG Omori directed its music video.
At the 2019 All Africa Music Awards, Joeboy won the award for Best Artiste In African Pop. He also won the Best Pop award at the 2020 SoundCity MVP Awards Festival. He has also been nominated for multiple awards at the City People Entertainment Awards and The Headies.
Also, In 2020, Joeboy was featured alongside emPawa Africa boss, Mr. Eazi, on DJ Neptune’s hit song “Nobody.” The song became one of the biggest hits of 2020, and its official music video garnered over 25 million streams on YouTube. A remix of the song titled “Nobody (Icons Remix)” featuring Big Brother Nigeria Season 5 winner, Laycon was released in November of the same year.
Joeboy has never admitted to having a girlfriend. However, in February 2020, he shared a photo of a mystery girl on his Twitter page, prompting speculation that it might be his girlfriend.
In 2020, Joeboy’s twin brother, Coldee, surfaced on social media with claims that the singer abandoned him after finding fame. He claimed that he sacrificed so much for Joeboy but was left behind after he became famous.
Joeboy is speculated to be worth a lot of money, although not known. As one of the most famous artists on the scene now, he has performed at some of the popular shows in Nigeria and also across Africa.
Before becoming famous, Joeboy studied Human Resources at the University of Lagos.
Joeboy is signed to Mr. Eazi’s Banku Music record label. Mr. Eazi had DM’d the singer after stumbling on his “Shape Of You” cover and encouraged him to sign up for #emPawa100. He became one of the 100 artists to gain from the $300,000 grant. He also became one of 10 acts selected for a mentorship bootcamp in South Africa and one of two artists given an additional $50,000 in funding.
Joeboy - Only God Can Save Me (Official Visualizer)
Only God Can Save Me 🙏🏾 visualiser out now #joeboy #music #afrobeats
Only God Can Save Me 🙏🏾. Our 3/11/23 #newmusic #joeboy
Thanks for rocking with me in the rain Dominica! #joeboy #bodyandsoul
Mr Eazi & Joeboy - Zuzulakate (Official Audio)
Joeboy - Lose Ya (Visualizer)
Joe baby is at it again!! 🤣🤣Lose Ya visualiser out tomorrow!! #joeboy #LoseYa #bodyandsoul
DJ Neptune & Joeboy - Mumu (Viral Video)
DJ Neptune & Joeboy - Mumu (Official Audio)
San Siro remix out soon but first Wetin Be love danceree #joeboy
A, B or C?
Wetin be love if... #WetinBeLoveWednesdays
If you think you can dance, let me see your movesssss #wetinbelovechallenge
Wetin be love o! 🧊
Nobody go reason you ‚nobody go care. 🧊
Nobody dance pass me for here 🤣🤣Wetin Be Love visualiser OUT NOW!
Joeboy - Wetin Be Love (feat. CKay) [Official Visualizer]
Michaël Brun & Joeboy - Game Over (Official Audio)
Our new song "Game Over" drops on Friday 🧊
What is love ? #wetinbelove 🧊
Is Joeboy in a relationship?
What happen to Joeboy?
Which record label is Joeboy in now?
Which song did Asa Sue Joeboy for?
The suit filed by Asa’s solicitors read, “We at this moment demand that you immediately remove the song from all DSPs and any other platform within 24 hours of your receipt of this letter, with a written apology issued to our client, as well as halt any additional infringements of our composition including any other infringements. We also demand that the sum of N300,000,000 and the 60% publishing split on the song be assigned to our client.”
The singer claimed that the single infringed on the copyright of a musical composition she created during a recording session on 22 September, with Tempoe in attendance. Music Journalist Joey Akan said Asa sued for a beat she did not pay for.