Mavins record’s golden boy korede bello is one of Nigeria’s youngest musicians.The ‘Godwin’crooner was born on 29th of February,1996. Korede is known for his unique melody and style as this has been the case even before the pop star switched from his previous stage name ‘African Prince’. He had both his primary and secondary education in Lagos. Back in primary school, korede was part of a musical group and he was largely involved in music related events and occassions in school.
As time went on, korede started recording songs professionally in secondary school as he released his debut single ‘Forever’. Wondering how a secondary school boy could afford studio fees? Well korede says his parents supported him both financially and morally and he attributes this support as being the basis of his success till date.
Korede was able to balance music and education as he stayed up all night making good music while he focused more on his education during day time. His rise to stardom started after he released his first single ‘forever’ as his manager at that time ‘Casmir Uwaegbute’ linked korede up with Don Jazzy. Jazzy fell in love with Korede’s style of music and they got into the studio and began recording immediately. This was the beginning of korede’s mavin journey.
Mavins record announced the official signing of korede bello on February 28 2014,and the artist released two singles ‘African Princess’ and the chart topping ‘Godwin’. Korede also got featured on ‘Dorobucci’ which was the biggest song in the country at that time, and everyone gradually became acquainted with the artist trademark of his guitar and unique wink.
Korede achieved another milestone in 2015 as he signed a multi million naira contract with Telecom giants GLO. 2016 witnessed the release of singles such as ‘do like that’ and ‘cold outside’ and the pop star was now poised for an album, and he went ahead with this as he released the ‘Belloved’ album in 2017 which was in dedication to his fans called ‘Bellovers.
Awards And Accolades
Teen choice awards 2014 most promising act.
2015 Annual golden icons academy movie awards Best song of the year.
2015 headies best pop single
2016 city people entertainment awards Best pop artist and best contemporary Afro video.
Korede Bello’s Net worth
As of the time of this post, korede bello despite being one of the youngest musicians in the country is worth $500,000.