Nigerian Celebrity Biography: Duncan Mighty

Duncan Mighty’s Biography

 

Synopsis:

Duncan Mighty whose real name is Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu, is a Nigerian singer and music producer. He was born on 28 October, 1983. He hails from Obio-Akpor in Rivers State. He started his music career at an early age in the church as a choir and music director. Unwavering in his quest to exhibit his talent in music, he was always interested in music production. This led him to study Audio Engineering in the tertiary institution. He was also involved in music production during his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) acting as a sound instructor for Benson and Hedges. Resolved to move his music career forward, Wene moved to Port Harcourt, where he worked briefly with D Large Records and 360 Records. Later, he joined hands with Chris Aire and together they came up with the Record Label named AireMighty Records. Shortly after this, Wene Mighty came out with a hit single titled ‘I Don’t Give A Shot’. This made him popular; and thereafter in 2008, he released his debut album Koliwater. After much success with the album, he released his second album titled Ahamefuna (Legacy). Again in 2012, Wene came out with another hit, a studio album in which he featured several award-winning artistes such as Wande Cole and Timaya. Then after forming his own studio record label, Young Wealth Records, under which he produced his fourth album entitled Grace and Talent.

Genre: Hip hop, Reggae, R&B

Education: Duncan Mighty Studied Audio Engineering.

Popular Tracks:

  • ‘Obianuju’
  • ‘PortHarcourt Son’
  • ‘Ijeoma’
  • ‘Scatter My Dada’
  • ‘Ako Na Uche’

Albums: Including year released:

  • Grace and Talent (2014)
  • Footprints (2012)
  • Ahamefuna (2010)
  • Koliwater (2008)

Awards:

  • Nominated (African Music of the Year) 2012 Ghana Music Awards
  • (Indigenous Artist of the Year) 2011 Nigerian Entertainment Awards
  • Nominated (Artist of the Year) 2011 The Headies Awards

Controversies:

In May 2014, Duncan Mighty in an open letter accused the then government of Rivers State headed by Rotimi Amaechi of owing him a sum of N50 million balance for his performance at a youth concert for which he was only paid an upront of N10 million. The matter became controversial when the State Commissioner for Information denied the allegation, stating clearly that the state owed the music artiste nothing.

Social Profiles:

Duncan Mighty on Facebook: Duncan Wene Mighty

Duncan Mighty on Twitter: @duncanwmighty

Duncan Mighty on Youtube: OfficialDuncanMighty

Duncan Mighty on Instagram: @duncanmighty

Website: NA

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