Mo’Cheddah, A Biography,From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Birth name Modupe-Oreoluwa Oyeyemi Ola
Born October 16, 1990 (age 27)
Lagos, Nigeria
Genres Hip hop, rnb
Occupation(s) Rapper, singer,song writer, fashion designer
Years active (2009 – present)
Labels Mo’Cheddah Music

Modupe-Oreoluwa Oyeyemi Ola (born October 16, 1990), known by her stage name Mo’Cheddah (sometimes stylized as Mocheeda or Mocheddah), is a Nigerian rapper and singer.[1] She released her debut studio album, Franchise Celebrity (2010), while signed to Knighthouse Entertainment. The album was preceded by the 2009 promotional single “If You Want Me”.[2] She parted ways with Knighthouse in February 2012 and established her own label, Cheddah Music.[3

Life and music career

Mo’Cheddah, the fourth of five children, was born in Lagos, though her family roots are in Osun State. She completed her primary education at the University of Lagos Staff School in Yaba, Lagos and later enrolled at Our Lady of Apostles, Yaba where she would complete her secondary education. She is a creative arts graduate from the University of Lagos. Mo’Cheddah started exploring her creative side at age 12. She was initially interested in acting, but later transitioned to singing. She signed a record deal with Knighthouse.she later left and founded her own record label mocheddah music. she is working on her second album due to be released in 2016..[2][4][5][6]


Studio albums
  • Franchise Celebrity (2010)
Selected singles
  • “Survive”
  • “My Time”
  • “Destinambari (featuring Phyno)
  • “Tori Olorun”
  • “Bad”
  • “Coming for You” (featuring May D)

Awards and nominations

Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2010 MTV Africa Music Awards 2010 Best New Artist Herself Won
Channel O Music Video Awards Best Female Video “If You Want Me”
(featuring Othello)
2011 The Headies Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year Herself Nominated
2014 ELOY Awards[7] Female Music Artist (Destinambari) N/A Nominated


Year Title Director clarence peters Ref
2015 Bad N/A [8]


  1. Jump up^ “I grew up being fashionable –Mo’Cheddah”. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  2. Jump up to:a b “My relationship with Phyno –Mo’Cheddah”. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  3. Jump up^ “Nigeria: Mo’cheddah Leaves Record Label, Knight House”. 24 February 2012. Retrieved 20 August 2014.
  4. Jump up^ “Ice Prince wants to date me – Mo’Cheddah cries out”. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  5. Jump up^ “I don’t want to discuss my nude picture –Rapper, Mocheddah”. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  6. Jump up^ “How I Overcame Being An Orphaned Teenage Mum – Mocheeda”. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  7. Jump up^ “Seyi Shay, Toke Makinwa, Mo’Cheddah, DJ Cuppy, Others Nominated”Pulse Nigeria. Chinedu Adiele. Retrieved 20 October 2014.
  8. Jump up^ “Mo’Cheddah Singer breathes chic new life into ‘Bad’ with Olamide [Video]” David Mawuli. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
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