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Kcee
Birth name Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo
Born 18 April 1979 (age 38)[1]
AjegunleLagos State, Nigeria
Origin UliAnambra State, Nigeria [2]
Genres African popular music
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, performer
Years active 2013–present
Labels Five Star Music
Associated acts E-MoneyHarrysong, Skiibii, Davido,Akoo Nana

Kingsley Chinweike Okonkwo (born 18 April 1979), better known as Kcee (sometimes stylised as KCee), is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He was formerly in the Hip Hop duo group called Kc Presh .[3] He currently has a record deal with Five Star Music. He worked with Del B, a record producer known for producing “Limpopo (Kcee song)“.[4]

Early life and music career

Kcee and his longtime partner and friend Presh played as a duo for 12 years. Their work together as music partners gave them both a few recognition until 2011 when they split, both chasing their own careers quite separately. They met in a church choir, were in the choir together till both entered for the Star Quest TV reality show together and won the show. Kcee is The brother of Nigerian millionaire E-money. [5]

Endorsements

Discography

Albums

  • Takeover (2013)

Videography

Year Title Director Ref
2016 Bambala As featured artiste Avalon Okpe [10]
2016 Agbomma Tchidi Chikere [11]

Awards and nominations

Year Awards ceremony Award description(s) Recipient Results Ref
2013 The Headies Producer of the Year Del B for “Limpopo Nominated [12]
Song of the Year Limpopo Won [13]
Channel O Music Video Awards 2013 MOST GIFTED DANCE VIDEO Limpopo Nominated [14]
2014 The Headies Best R&B/Pop Album Takeover Nominated [15]
Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year Takeover Won [16]
Artiste of the Year “Himself” Nominated [17]

See also

List of Nigerian musicians

References

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  2. Jump up^ “Kcee Biography”. Street Request. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
  3. Jump up^ “kcee presh break up”. Nigeria Films. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
  4. Jump up^ “”Kcee” Limpopo”. NotJustOk. Retrieved 19 February 2013.
  5. Jump up^ “Kcee Biography”. TMTN. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  6. Jump up^ “MTN splashes N500m on endorsement deals”. TheNetNg. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
  7. Jump up^ “Patience Jonathan appoints Limpopo Crooner Kcee as Peace Ambassador”. DailyPost. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
  8. Jump up^ “MTN splashes N600m on endorsement deals”. KonkNaija Media. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  9. Jump up^ “KCee Announces His Latest Endorsement Deal with Magnum”. BellaNaija. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
  10. Jump up^ “Music Video Akoo Nana – Bambala feat. Kcee & Harrysong”Pulse.com.gh. David Mawuli. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
  11. Jump up^ “Kcee Patience Ozorkwor, Chiwetalu Agu, star in singer’s ‘Agbomma’ video”Pulse.com.gh. David Mawuli. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
  12. Jump up^ “The Headies Awards; Full List of Winners”. Bella Naija. 2 January 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2013.
  13. Jump up^ “The Headies Awards; Full List of Winners”. Bella Naija. 1 January 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2013.
  14. Jump up^ “Channel O Music Video Awards 2013: Full List Of Winners”. Bella Naija. 1 January 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  15. Jump up^ “The Headies Awards; Full List of Winners”. DonBoye. 4 January 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  16. Jump up^ “The Headies Awards; Full List of Winners”. DonBoye. 4 January 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  17. Jump up^ “The Headies Awards; Full List of Winners”. DonBoye. 4 January 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
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