Why Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido are my mentors ― Killaboy

Nigerian sensational music artist and ‘the matter’ crooner, Benjamin Nnayereugo, best known as Killaboy has revealed that he looks up to artists such as Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boy.

The young talent who vowed to take the Nigerian entertainment industry to a new level in a chat with Tribune online described his style of music as a blend of Afro and hip-pop. According to him, He fashioned his style of flow around Nigerian Popstar, Wizkid.

Killaboy is among the new crop of talents making waves in the Nigerian entertainment industry currently. he came into limelight in 2018 when he dropped his first hit single “The matter” which got on top several music charts that year.

He later followed up that success with another track “Cure your boredom” which became a street anthem in the county.

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The act, also reminiscing on his background said: ” I grew up in Umuahia, Abia state. My childhood experience was fun as well as challenging. I was not born into one of the richest family out there but am grateful for the lovely parent I had”

In his music career, he said: ” I started recording songs at an early age. In fact, my first track was after my secondary school. Then, we do go out for inter-school talent concerts, freestyle on some of the trending music from our role models.

“It was after then I decided to take it to a new level. So far, God has been faithful. My goal is to take afrobeat to a new level and I must appreciate Wizkid, Burnaboy, and Davido for opening up space for young talents like me.”

 

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