D’banj is 41 today!


Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo (born 9 June 1980), better known by his stage name D’banj, is a Nigerian musician, singer, songwriter, rapper, entrepreneur and television personality. He has won several music awards, including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007, Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009, Best International Act: Africa at the 2011 BET Awards, and Best-selling African Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards, Evolution award at the 2015 MTV Africa Music awards.

He was the vice-president of the defunct Mo Hits where he released many hit songs including ‘Fall in love’, ‘Mogbono Feli feli’, ‘Mobolowon’ amongst many others.

He fell out with Don Jazzy in 2012 and Mo Hits was liquidated. He formed DB Records while Don Jazzy formed Mavin Records.

His nicknames are ‘Koko Master’ and ‘Bangalee’. He was born in Zaria in Kaduna to a military officer and hails from Sagamu in Ogun State.

D’banj married Lineo Didi Kilgrow in June 2016 and has two children.

We from The Vent Republic wish him a happy 41st birthday and many more celebrations in good health and wealth.

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