Weird MC’s Biography
Adesola Adesimbo Idowu popularly known as Weird MC is a notable Nigerian rap artiste. She was born in Nigeria in on 9th of July 1970. When we mention top 10 Nigerian rap stars, Weird MC is a name to be reckoned with. After her secondary education in Nigeria, Weird MC teamed up with some other girls to form a music group called Weirdos. She was so passionate about her rap talent that she dropped out of school after a year to pursue her dream of becoming a celebrated singer. However, before discovering her music talent, Idowu had wanted to become a basketballer. However, that dream was soon short-lived when she realised Nigeria was not supportive of female basketballers. Before this time, Weird MC had also participated in several music contests including Club 291 in which she emerged third. Around this time, this Nigerian artiste was not well known, until she released her hit single titled ‘I Wanna Make you Jack’. This track was widely received and enjoyed great airplays across the country. Weird MC has collaborated with popular artistes like Femi Kuti, JJC, Lagbaja and Don Jazzy. She is well known for her blend of English, Yoruba and pidgin in her Afro hip hop kind of music.
Genre: Rap, Hip hop
After completing her secondary education, Weird MC proceeded to Ogun State University to study law. But she later dropped out after spending a year. Afterwards, she studied Music Engineering.
- ‘I Wanna Make you Jack’
- ‘Allen Avenue’
Albums including year released:
- After the Storm (2006)
- Simply Weird (1996)
- From Africa From Scratch
- (Most Pop Song) Channel O Music Awards
- Nominated Artiste of the Year, 2007 The Headies Awards
In an interview in 2009, when Weird MC was asked what she would not like wearing, she replied that she did not always put on underwear. This went viral. Also, in 2012, she posted on her twitter page that she had a twin sister who looked very much like her. She went ahead to upload her picture and true to her words, they were very much alike. The story trended on social media with fans doing series of comparison between the two. Many said that her sister appeared more feminine while to many others feminine or not, Adeshola was prettier.
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