every music lover will always want to know the financial state, biography, and career of their favorite music artistes, and how they managed to stick to the position they are today. as matter of facts, it’s an interesting something to know every single thing about the artistes in the Nigerian Music Industry, which happened to be the third largest in the World.
Who Is Ycee?
Oludemilade Martin Alejo best known by his stage name as Ycee is an award winning and fast rising Nigerian Music star, He is a notable rap star, entertainer, stage performer and a recording artist. Ycee is a very creative, talented and intelligent rapper. He rise to prominence after the release of his hits single “Condo”, which features vocals by Patoranking, earned him two nominations at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. the rap star, rap mainly in pigin, Yoruba, and English language. Now let’s check out for more info. about him.
Quick Inro To Ycee Profile
- Name: Oludemilade Martin Alejo
- Also known as: Ycee
- Age: he is currently 27 years Old
- Birth Date: January 29, 1993 in Lagos, Nigeria
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Occupation: singer, song writer and a recording artist
- Records Labels: ANBT (present), former are: Tinny, and Sony music
- Marriage: under review
- Up Time: 2012 till date
- Net Worth: He has Estimated Net Worth Of $1.5 million dollars
- Genre: Hip-hop, Afro-pop
Ycee’s Early Life, Education And Career
Oludemilade Martin Alejo best know as Ycee was born 29th of January 1993, in Festac Town, Lagos State of Nigeria. Ycee was born into the family of Mr.&Mrs Oludemilade in Festac Town, a housing estate in Lagos State, Nigeria. musch is not know about his siblings, that will be on our next update.
He obtained his First School Leaving Certificate at Dr. Soyemi Memorial Nursery and Primary School. He attended the Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Ojo, where he obtained his West Africa Senior School Certificate (WASS). Upon his graduation from Navy Secondary school in Ojo, Ycee proceeded to the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG), Where he graduated with a degree marine biology.
His musical career begun when he was still in Secondary School, he decided to combine both his musical career and his Academics.
He begun his musical career professionally as an undegroung rapper in 2012, after which he signed a record deal with Tinny entertainments but later take some break to face his Academics.
Later in 2015, Ycee came back fully to music and released his critically acclaimed single “Condo” in May 2015. On 20 July 2015, he released the hit single “Jagaban”. Jagaban, was widely accepted by Nigerians, and it gain positive review from various music critics. Nigerian rapper Olamide asked him to be featured on the remix.
He become very popular in Nigerian Music Industry In 2015 after receiving a nomination for Revelation of the Year at the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards. and for Best Artist in African Pop at the 2015 All Africa Music Awards.
In October 2016 Ycee announce that he signed a record deal with sony music, and in that same year December, Ycee was Nominated for Next Rated In 2016 Headies Awards. In 2017 Ycee Released his 8 tracks Debut Studio Album Titled ” The First Wave” back up with many hits singles like; Jagaban, Link Up, Juice, Say Bye Bye, Smile on me, Omo Alhaji, Panda Cover and Condo.
On 12 January 2018, Ycee did his juice concert in O2 Academy 16parkfield street London United Kingdom.
On 8 November 2019, Ycee released his Second debut studio album Ycee vs Zaheer. Which is a mixture of hip-hop, trap, Afrobeats, Afro-house, hyphy, R&B and alte. The album serves as the follow-up to his 8-track debut EP First Wave of 2017 and his collaborative EP with Bella Alubo, titled Late Night Vibrations 2018. The Album features collaborations with Davido, Niniola, Phyno, Ms Banks and Dapo Tuburna.
Ycee Studio Album and EP’S
- Ycee vs Zaheer (2019)
- First Wave (2017)
- Late Night Vibrations (with Bella Alubo) (2018)
Ycee Record Label
On 15 January 2019, Ycee announced on Instagram that he left Tinny Entertainment. He also announced the launch of his record label ANBT, an acronym for Ain’t Nobody Badder Than.
Ycee’s Awards And Recognitions
Ycee in the cause of his musical career, has been nominated several times and has won many Awards which include;In 2015 Ycee earned two nominations at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, In 2015 He was nominated for Best Artist in African Pop at the 2015 All Africa Music Award, In December 22 2016, Ycee was Nominated for Next Rated at The Headies 2016. In May 2015 “Condo” was nominated for Best Collaboration of the Year and Best Music Video of the Year at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and lot more.
Awards Won by Ycee
- In 2015 he won Rookie of The Year at the The Headies 2015
- In 2017 he won best African hip-hop at AFRIMA 2017
Ycee Net Worth 2021
Currently YCee is one of the richest and the most influential rappers in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars.