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D’banj Biography, Profile, Music, Latest News & Life History

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Updated in 2013 – D’banj Biography, Profile, Music, Latest News & Life History

Nigerian artist D’banj (Dbanj) biography records show that the singer and performer was born on June 9, 1980 as Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo.

Dapo adopted his stage name- D’banj from a combination of his first and last names. D’banj was born in Zaria, Kaduna state, Northern region of Nigeria to a military officer father and a church dignitary mother.

D’banj was enrolled in a military elementary school at the age of 11 but dis-enrolled from the school after 3 years, he however enrolled in another military {Nigerian Navy secondary school} in Ogun state, Nigeria where he completed his secondary education. D’banj age records shows that the prolific entertainer is 32 years old

D’banj profile as a musician and entertainer

D’banj real name is Dapo Oyebanjo; he was introduced to music by his late brother Femi who along with their father died in a fatal plane crash at the age of 17.

D’banj had a rough time trying to break away from his father’s stance that he must join the Nigerian military, he opted to pursue his music career by all means. D’banj profile as the hottest entertainer in the Nigerian music industry has been influenced by his mentor- Fela Anikulapo Kuti , D’banj always introduce some Afro beat as well as hilarious and sometimes explicit styles into his music to the admiration of her fans.

D’banj music career

Just before he got disengaged from the Mo’ Hit records, most of D’banj’s music were produced by Don Jazzy. Dbanj’s professional music career actually began when he travelled to the UK and met the JJC & 419 Squad and D’banj was initiated into the group alongside Don Jazzy. Don Jazzy and D’banj later broke out of the group to form Mo’ hits group.

Life story about D’banj changed when he got the much needed break into the Nigerian music scene when he released his first album- No Long thing in 2005 and since then D’banj has remained at the fore front of the Nigerian music scene.

D’banj music and rise to fame

D’banj has released 4 albums since 2005 , some of his best songs include; Tongolo { from the album No Long thing}, Gbono feli feli, Run down, Fall in love , and Mr Endowed remix which he did with American rapper- Snoop Dog. D’banj has won numerous awards, the most recent is the 2012 MTV best African artist, he has also won 2011 BET award as the best African artist.
D’banj is currently signed unto the Good music label owned by American rapper Kanye west , he has performed on international stage with some of the best International stars such as JayZ, Kanye West, Snoop Dog ,and Kelly Rowland.

With fame comes lots of controversies for many artists, d’banj also have his share of the controversies and one of such are the d’banj girlfriend saga where he has been linked with several women including famous actress- Genevieve Nnaji and Ghanaian actress Nadia Buari , the most recent is the d’banj illuminati saga that the entertainer has rebuffed.



  1. sophia

    January 13, 2013 at 1:48 PM

    it is a great thing to hear,i wish dbanj all the best

  2. kunle Awls

    February 3, 2013 at 10:45 AM

    Wow dat is a gud decision by D bang men keep it up…. Its always gud to follow your dream

    • jeff

      May 3, 2015 at 10:14 PM

      It is good to follow your dream, right? Not concern about your eternal life; may the good Lord open our eyes and grant us better understanding

      • Admres Benedict

        October 22, 2015 at 10:26 PM

        Dnt u kno th@ eternal life in poverty turments more than hell? If one is determine enough to sell what he or she has and get the basic of life needs, that’s not bad! Dbanj will be granted eternal life because his spirit is functioning. That’s Admires!!(worst)

  3. Waldotwale

    February 27, 2013 at 11:49 PM

    Wen we mean sumtin autormatically owk d.banj u realy try i wish u well o so that me selv go make up am very gud @singing and place rap o baba u B elder o

  4. Dj adexxx

    April 2, 2013 at 1:14 PM

    i wish him all d best

  5. George kalio

    April 3, 2013 at 5:49 PM

    wooooow… I wish him the best


    May 9, 2013 at 5:09 AM

    itz nat easy bro, da lord wil uphold u nd strentn u as u do his wil

  7. ogan joshua aka BABA J

    June 25, 2013 at 2:25 PM

    Long live d gr8 Eja nla,street credibility noni

  8. Prince ademola

    July 12, 2013 at 7:14 PM

    Mr endowed i dey fill u nd i which u alot 2gbasky

  9. akaaza pirush

    July 20, 2013 at 5:46 PM

    My main man d banj baba you too much,,we vikingz shal 4 ever listen 2 ur music,,,but fanz are beginin 2 hate u becos of de illuminati stuff,,

  10. semovine

    August 16, 2013 at 11:46 AM

    i wish you success in all your life endeavors..

  11. Oluwatoyin Giwa

    August 22, 2013 at 12:38 PM

    Eja nla dband is great man and I like so much that even when many people dislike him bcuz he separate from mohits, I now know why I still like him much more, bcuz we where born on the same day 9th of June 1980 May God continue to strengthen Him
    Am Dbanj, more blessings Dbanj

  12. chapatti

    September 3, 2013 at 6:29 AM

    Dbanj has msde it. Despite all odds, just love listening to his songs. You are my ideal artist.

  13. akintonde akingbade

    September 19, 2013 at 3:14 PM

    i wish him all d best in life

  14. pretty

    November 4, 2013 at 2:57 PM

    really mike akhigbe’s son as speculated?

  15. Adedokun Moses Oluwatimi

    November 15, 2013 at 8:56 PM

    pls come back to Nijah

  16. Themeleyin

    November 15, 2013 at 8:59 PM

    why illuminate?

  17. lil ddo

    January 31, 2014 at 12:01 AM

    I really like you in my life time,.I’m Lizzy am also chorus singer like you,. I wish to ft you in my life time and to be apart of your record label,.. Tell me much I can be like you in my life?

  18. Lizzy

    January 31, 2014 at 12:12 AM

    I want be like you in my life,. Tell me how I can do it just to be like you and I wish to be one of your boy in music label,. If you can help me(08134357141)god will biess you

  19. queen zainab real

    March 30, 2014 at 9:29 PM

    Wish you best of luck Dbanj. Why people say you are an igbo guy from aiba state

  20. nobleprince chukwuemeka

    August 13, 2014 at 7:06 PM

    despite all that my man,am intrested in that illuminalti of a thing pls assist me with that am highly intrested, pls i need your reply my man

  21. steve

    October 19, 2014 at 8:09 AM

    keep it up and remained bless

  22. carol mweemba chintu

    October 26, 2014 at 8:44 AM

    I hate u for that illuminate thing remember they say u leap wat u soul why selling your soul to a devil that belongs to god why not wait upon god my u will pay for this one day

  23. carol mweemba chintu

    October 26, 2014 at 8:52 AM

    Why sellig your soul to a devil becoz of money ? wat goes around comes back around one day u will pay for this why cant wait upon the lord this is just the matter of time u will regret and am sure u are regreting now

    • Ayoola Olabamiji bidemi

      November 18, 2014 at 8:03 AM

      i do feel so sad when i do hear that D banj join illuminate just because of money ….i will be glad if d banj can come back to God and ask forgiveness

  24. Ayoola Olabamiji bidemi

    November 18, 2014 at 8:09 AM

    i am up coming artist i do wish i could blow like Koko master very sooner…here is my number 08062966904….i do wish i could have a discussion with Dbanj

  25. Ayoola Olabamiji bidemi

    November 18, 2014 at 9:19 AM

    i do wish Dbanj and don jazzy will back to MO HIT

  26. astro boluwatife

    March 30, 2015 at 10:18 PM

    I guys I cums up been a musical when I am a baby and it was d bank and tu face I really luv there music so much but d bank fucked me Astro more hiding wu I wanna bee d bank .

  27. folarin oluwafemi striker

    July 4, 2015 at 9:13 PM

    lets proudly nigerian Dbanj is d best.

  28. bright sarky

    July 9, 2015 at 11:38 AM

    I wish u the best of life my brother.

  29. mr ejanla

    August 1, 2015 at 8:15 PM

    wow dbanj is indeed a good person,i just no why.he is determined to achieve anything in life,i just dnt no how i fell in love wit this guy

  30. markson aslem

    August 3, 2015 at 6:31 AM

    I respect u a lot mr director band,u indeed got to the top which isevery mans dream I neeed u to continue in what you do best to ppl may talk cos if they don’t talk it means your no body so let them say cause u r a potential somebody may God bless u bangaleee keep it up

  31. wale Yakub

    August 13, 2015 at 5:06 PM

    D,Banj Is a man that i to much like. I never see him before but I care for him and is my best and best. D,banj I keep loving u. Keep it on top

  32. solomon samson smartsam

    September 25, 2015 at 12:26 PM

    may God help you ahead..

  33. balogun nurndeen

    September 27, 2015 at 2:26 PM

    Wow that is good of you Mr oladapo oyebanjo popular know as d’banjam proud of you and may God continue guarding you in everything you are doing and me too oooo

  34. kunle tewogboye

    November 4, 2015 at 4:08 AM

    May God for give you ur sin”bless you bless Nigeria

  35. Eddy ezekiel

    November 6, 2015 at 4:27 AM

    4 me, i wnt give d’banj d go ahead nor pray let God sees him thru’ coz he’s not on d side, so why need God grace & mercy 2 kip him booming, i’ll rada pray 4 his soul 2 realize tat there’s no peace 4 d wicked, so let return back 2 d creator. tat’s all i got 4 d’banj.


    November 7, 2015 at 12:02 AM

    Hmmmmmmnnnnnn” Indeed D banj is a great star. how i wish i can be you. Forward ever and Backward never: these keeps to be my prayers for you every moment i think of you.

  37. Enyia ndidi

    December 24, 2015 at 5:37 AM

    Enyia Ndidi please stay way from illuminate, we Nigeria love you so much, take care

  38. Adeyemi Adeshina

    January 12, 2016 at 8:10 AM

    A Great man,that’s what u are Dbanj …

  39. Samuel

    May 17, 2016 at 3:12 PM

    I like the way you focus your talent is your gain to day

  40. Ola wale Ashaye

    September 23, 2016 at 7:15 AM

    As a matter of fact D’banj’s Dad was never in the Plane crash that killed his brother,his Dad is very much alive and well in Sagamu.Thanks

  41. holy supa

    December 8, 2016 at 9:31 PM

    Dbanj u r best he is d oldest musician I luv ur tracks.

  42. wisdom

    January 13, 2017 at 1:12 AM

    dbanj is my whole life mentor i wish him more proceedure to his life living making in musical start.

  43. adebayo

    April 3, 2017 at 4:45 PM

    so good to hear abt dat

  44. Emenike Emmanuel

    June 8, 2017 at 9:22 AM

    Great man with great decission

  45. Iwakun Akin

    September 9, 2017 at 10:38 AM

    You are indeed a good mentor to other at the industry, u are a leader that have a charismatic heart. Love u bro

  46. chapterchang ochang

    August 21, 2018 at 3:26 PM

    is a master indeed d’banj just keep it up.

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