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Real Names Of Top Nigerian Musicians / Artists Revealed

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July 3rd, 2012 – Real Names Of Top Nigerian Musicians / Artists Revealed

Most fans of Top Nigerian musicians / artists today are only familiar with their nick names and not their real birth names.

We have put together a neat collection of their real names and their nicks.

See them below

List Of Top Nigerian Musicians and Their Real Names

  1. Wizkid real name Ayo Balogun.
  2. IcePrince real name Panshak Zamani.
  3. Asa real name Bukola Elemide.
  4. M.I real name Jude Abaga.
  5. D’banj real name Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo.
  6. Terry G real name Gabriel Amanyi.
  7. Jesse Jag real name Jesse Garba Abaga.
  8. Banky W real name Olubankole Wellington.
  9. Eldee real name Lanre Dabiri.
  10. 2face real name Innocent Idibia.
  11. Don jazzy real name Michael Collins
  12. Psquare real name Peter Okoye & Paul Okoye (Their are twins).
  13. Sauce Kid real name Babalola Falemi.
  14. Eva real name Eva Alordiah.
  15. Timaya real name Inetimi Alfred Odom.
  16. 9ice real name Abolore Adegbola Akande.
  17. Davido real name David Adedeji Adeleke.
  18. Wande Coal real name Ojoshipe Wande Jnr.
  19. D Prince real name Charles Enebeli.
  20. Dr SID real name Sidney Onoriode Esiri.
  21. Stylplus real names Shifi Emoefe, Tunde Akinsanmi and Zeal Onyecheme.
  22. Rugged Man real name Michael Ugochukwu Stephens.
  23. Skales real name Raoul John Njeng-Njeng.
  24. Mo’Cheddah real name Modupe Ola.
  25. Naeto C real name Naetochukwu Chikwe.
  26. Sould Sultan real name Olanrewaju Fasasi.
  27. Nigga Raw real name Okechukwu Ukeja.
  28. Durella real name Oluwadamilare Kulaja.
  29. Darey Art real name Dare Alade.
  30. GT da guitarman real name  Olaolu Olugbemiro Tokunbo
  31. Sasha real name Anthonia Yetunde Alabi
  32. Mode 9 real name Olusegun Baboontunde
  33. Faze real name chibuzor orji
  34. Vector Tha Viper real name Olanrewaju Ogunmefun
  35. Olamide real name Olamide Adedeji
  36. Bouqui real name Bukola Folayan
  37. Brymo real name Ashimi Olawale
  38. cidyrella real name Maryam Hiyana
  39. Lagbaja real name Bisade Ologunde
  40. GM Compere real name Olugbenga Odusanya
  41. Ill Bliss real name Tobechukwu Ejiofor
  42. DJ Zeez real name Kingsley Elikpo
  43. Kwam 1 real name Omogbolahan Anifowoshe

Here you have it guys. If you have any name to add to the list please comment below



  1. ifeanyichukwu nwaokoye

    July 3, 2012 at 6:06 PM

    MY REAL Name is Ifeanyichukwu Nwaokoye My Friends Called Me Attireman, Naija No De Carry Last.

  2. Kingsley ugele

    July 4, 2012 at 9:26 AM

    My nickname is kaycee,leysydez or leydavirus.,bt my real name is kingsley ugele

  3. ubongc77

    July 21, 2012 at 10:26 PM

    I love dis work pls let encourage our musicians

    • Chinyere Ikechukwu Nwaobasi

      July 13, 2022 at 7:31 AM

      What of Kizz Daniel

  4. Enendu, Ndubueze Ogochukwu

    August 6, 2012 at 12:18 PM

    My real name is Ogochukwu Ndubueze Enendu bt i was knw as “OGOMACO”

  5. Ishmeal Fornah

    September 30, 2012 at 7:14 PM

    Am a sierra leonean,Ishmeai fornah dat my real name,but my friends call me ICE WIZ bkus i love listen 2 9jar music especially WIZKID AND ICE PRINCE

  6. Bethel Reuben Djeldee

    October 7, 2012 at 12:12 AM


  7. Young Hood

    October 7, 2012 at 11:16 AM

    Nigerian music line a so good.

  8. Uzoma Anyanwu

    October 9, 2012 at 3:35 PM

    My Real Name is Anyanwu uzoma but dey call me Emma 1…

  9. Ali Ikman Lanre Idris

    October 14, 2012 at 10:33 AM

    Dis is 9c.

  10. Anonymous

    October 20, 2012 at 4:03 AM

    Iceklef real name Akpuze O Paul.

  11. Kingsley

    November 3, 2012 at 9:23 AM

    Na only yoruba name full thier.Abby na only dem be artist wey 9ja get?Wat of flavour phino suspect tj and ikecchukwu,kek.Chew wat nonse.My name is kingsley obi bt my frmdz cal me kobi c

  12. Micheal

    December 4, 2012 at 7:14 PM

    You ommited Osupa-king Dr. Saheed Osupa


    December 7, 2012 at 9:18 PM


  14. Aizebeoje moses

    December 8, 2012 at 7:31 PM

    My real name is Aizebeoje moses but am known ‘mosco p’

  15. ese-9ice

    December 20, 2012 at 7:05 PM

    my real name is Avwudurue Eseoghene but my friends call Ese_9ice,
    you can as well call me Ese_9ice.

    Goodbless naija


    January 6, 2013 at 8:32 AM

    this is a marvelous collection of real names of celebrities,to add to the names,is my name JAMES OGEBE AJII known as CREAJOA an upcoming music artist.

    • christino

      July 24, 2016 at 7:47 PM

      that one na name of a village ?

      Or abi na animal name ?

  17. Dora

    January 10, 2013 at 12:12 PM

    Iyanya real names: Iyanya Onoyon Ubong
    L.K.T real names: Olalekan Tunde
    Omawunmi real names: Omawunmi Omabun……
    Flavour: ????????
    Clever J: ???????

  18. Splenkid

    February 22, 2013 at 8:24 AM

    My real name is Victor Nelson but my stage name is SplenKid.

  19. osadebe chukwuma Emmanuel

    March 8, 2013 at 2:19 PM

    am Emma Don(nwa Anambra) my real name is osadebe chukwuma Emmanuel

  20. Lil razzy

    March 18, 2013 at 2:36 PM

    My real name is oyekeye oluwatobi felix my people called me T razzy


    March 22, 2013 at 4:23 PM

    OSUNTU BABA real name is Adamu augustine

  22. Godstime bassey

    March 30, 2013 at 9:29 PM

    My real name is godstimeetime bt my frnds call me gtpearl

  23. Nu

    April 6, 2013 at 10:37 AM

    TuStep real name is Abayomi Agunbiade

  24. Onyemouth nonso

    April 18, 2013 at 10:16 AM

    My name is onyeonu chinonso a up growing artist,but friends call me

  25. wil

    June 18, 2013 at 3:40 PM

    what are the real names of the following artiste:
    OLU maintain

  26. wil

    June 18, 2013 at 3:52 PM

    what about flavour, olu maintain, etc

  27. Felix

    July 30, 2013 at 11:26 AM

    Wat of me DJDirky, but my ril name_ Felix Ayuk

  28. Adegoke John

    February 25, 2014 at 9:56 PM

    Another to be added to the Nigerian artist list is Prince Goke a.k.a Opelope Jesu. A proficient and versatile artist who is well rounded in the Nigerian music knowledge. He celebrated his 20th year on state and launching of his rd album last year Nov. 30th 2013.

  29. Godswill Torugbene

    May 12, 2014 at 3:15 PM

    My name is Godswill Torugbene,,,,,i love to bear the name SYDNEY,,,,now my friends now no me as MR SYDNEY

  30. christarl

    October 3, 2014 at 9:39 PM

    i’m omogbai chris but people knw me as christarl

  31. Chuka

    June 2, 2015 at 11:35 PM

    Call me KID WiZ..d backward pronounciaton of WIZ KID

    • christino

      July 24, 2016 at 7:51 PM


  32. seun

    June 24, 2015 at 10:05 PM

    my name Nah seun…oya cal me paparasi

  33. Emmanuel

    June 27, 2015 at 11:33 AM

    EmH Emmanuel by Name BuH MaH Frndz call’x M3: yuNGEix & Emmy… EmH a Fan of yung6ix.. Tz YungEix Emmanuel@ facebook

  34. Rabiu Israel

    July 12, 2015 at 7:35 AM

    Am Israel Abiodun by name but my frnds call me yungprince…its gud but olamide adedeji nikname is badoo nd nt olamide

  35. sulex

    July 20, 2015 at 1:35 PM

    I need 2 know flavour phyno nd chidinmas names

  36. sulex

    July 20, 2015 at 1:37 PM

    wot abt flavour phyno d senior. nd chidinma

  37. solomon johnson

    September 22, 2015 at 1:31 PM

    my names are solomon johnson but popularly known as smartxvin.naija 4 we

  38. Aniekeme John

    September 28, 2015 at 1:32 PM

    Jesus Shall Reign, Make We No Dey Fool Ourself, Jesus Will Be Back Soon. My Name Na Aniekeme John, But I Am Well Known As AYOEKEME. i.e Yoruba + Akwa Ibom.

  39. Peter

    December 17, 2015 at 8:47 PM

    What benjamin olawepo nickname ben7

  40. kingsley

    December 23, 2015 at 7:51 AM

    ma ril name z #KINGSLEY bt ma fanz kol mi #DON KIZZY…akwa ibom mouth piz

  41. Alimi quadri ololade

    December 31, 2015 at 12:44 AM

    Lil-kesh real name is keshinro ololade

  42. Godstime augustne

    January 19, 2016 at 8:19 PM

    For ur information, if u become a popular musician, u will belong to somewere before u sell all over the world and u will become rich. Remember, the bible says in the book of matt. Chapter 19 :24 “it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom”, lets wake up this is modern time

    • Kingsley

      March 16, 2016 at 5:58 AM

      My Name Is Kingsley Ferguson But My Friends Call Me Kizzy

  43. joel mercy

    June 20, 2016 at 5:43 PM

    Atlast I know lil kesh name nice one

  44. john

    October 22, 2016 at 4:36 PM

    lol they have funny names

  45. Enani

    April 16, 2017 at 6:07 PM

    Flavour N’abania real name Chinedu Okoli

  46. mcgeorge

    August 20, 2017 at 10:21 AM

    they all have funny names

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