Nigerian Celebrities Biography: Orezi

Orezi’ Biography

Synopsis:

The first of five children, Esegine Allen whose stage name is Orezi is an upcoming Nigerian singer and songwriter. Born in Isoko, Delta State on 28 March 1986, he has been in the music industry since 2009. But he was not well-known until he released his first single. The song titled ‘I No Fit Lie’ was so widely received that it soon became theme song for the award-winning radio station in Lagos, Radio Continental. After that, another of his songs titled ‘Jamilaya’ was released topping radio charts. Orezi, who does Dancehall and reggae kind of music has featured several notable Nigerian artistes like Davido, Timaya, Wande Cole, MI, Flavour, to mention a few. In addition, he has won prominent awards.

Genre: Reggae, Dancehall

Education:

Orezi attended Command Secondary School, Abakaliki after which he went to the University of Lagos.

Popular Tracks:

  • ‘I No Fit Lie’
  • ‘Shake Body’
  • ‘Rihanna’
  • ‘Shoki’
  • ‘You Garrit’

Albums including year released:

  • Jamilaya (EP) (2015)
  • The Gehn Gehn (2015)
  • Shoki Versions (EP) (2014)

Awards:

  • (Best Reggae Dancehall Artiste) 2013 Nigeria Music Video Awards
  • (Best Club Banger) 2013 Abuja Meritorious Music Awards
  • (Best New Act) 2013 UNILAG Awards

Controversies:

In a freestyle session of the Nigerian music channel, Nigezie, Orezi claimed that daughter of the Nigerian business mogul, Dangote and the Nigerian billionaire Otedola, are owing him a large sum of money which he never stated.

Social Profiles:

Orezi on Facebook: Orezi aka OZ Jones

Orezi on Twitter: @iamorezi

Orezi on Youtube:

Orezi on Instagram: @alhajiorezi

Orezi on Snapchat:

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