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The biography of Mavin super star Korede Bello

Korede Bello


Korede Below has been an outstanding artiste since joining the Mavins record label chaired and founded by Don Jazzy after his split with former Mo'hit member, Dbanj.

Korede Bello was born 29 February 1996, a Nigerian singer and songwriter currently signed to Mavin Records.He is best known for his hit single “Godwin”, a semi-gospel and pop song which topped many music charts in Nigeria.

Korede Bello


Early Life

Korede (English:“harvest”) was born in Lagos State, Nigeria, where he completed his primary and secondary school education. He started performing at the age of 7 and went by the stage name African Prince. While in primary school, Korede Bello went on to write his first song after forming a music group with a friend.

He started music professionally by recording songs in the studio while in secondary school, and eventually released his first single “Forever”. He studied Mass Communication at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and holds a National Diploma certificate. Korede Bello is an Associate Member of the Institute of Information Management.

Career

After the release of his first single which received relatively positive reviews, he was introduced to Don Jazzy by his manager Casmir Uwaegbute after which they recorded some songs together which got Don Jazzy impressed.On 28 February 2014, he got signed to Mavin Records under which he has recorded popular songs like Mungo Park, “African Princess” and “Godwin”.He is currently working on his first studio album and cites Asa and 2face Idibia as people he draws inspiration from.

Korede Bello is also known for his wink in “Dorobucci” music video.



Awards&Nominations/Endorsements

Korede Bello won the award for the Most Promising Music Act To Watch in the Nigeria Teen Choice Awards 2014,Best Song of the Year,4th Annual Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards also in 2014.

In 2015 , Nigeria Entertainment Awards, he was nominated for Hottest Single of The Year  and Best New Act.

That same year,he won an award for Best Pop Single at The Headies 2015 and was also nominated for Song of the year and next rated.

This year, Korede Bello won Pop Artiste Of The Year in City People Entertainment Awards.

Korede signed a multi-million Naira endorsement deal with popular telecom company GLO on the 1st of July 2015.

Personal Life

He is currently unmarried and was rumoured to have dated daughter of the president of Nigeria, Zahra Buhari.

Korede Bello, Zahra Buhari
Korede Bello and Zahra Buhari


Controversies

Most people do not agree with  Korede bello’s birth date(1996), they believe that  he might be in his early or mid 20s.Tania Omotayo once shared a video of she and Korede Bello in London  and the public went agog. Stories arose that he was seeing Wizkid’s ex-girlfriend because he told her he loved her in the video.

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