Lil Kesh Biography: Net Worth, Songs, Age, Girlfriend, Albums, Wife, Wikipedia, Photos, Record Label, Instagram, State Of Origin
Keshinro Ololade (born March 17, 1995), who goes by the stage name, Lil Kesh, is an astonishing Nigerian singer, rapper and songwriter.
He rose to stardom after releasing a song titled Shoki. Shoki, which was attached to a dance style, gained a lot of positive reviews and has been remixed on two occasions; male and female versions.
So far, Lil Kesh has been nominated for awards a record four times, winning them twice. He joined forces with YBNL (Yahoo Boy No Laptop) Nation as a recording artist before signing under his own record label, Young And Getting It, YAGI Records.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Real Name:||Keshinro Ololade|
|Stage Name:||Lil Kesh|
|Born:||14 March 1995 (age 28 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Bariga, Lagos, Nigeria|
|State Of Origin:||Osun State|
|Parents:||Mr. and Mrs. Keshinro|
|Wife • Spouse:||Not Married|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Priscilla Ajoke Ojo (rum.)|
|Occupation:||Rapper • Songwriter|
|Net Worth:||US$1.5 million|
Early Life & Education
Lil Kesh was given birth to and raised in Bariga, a place situated in Lagos State, Nigeria. He was born on 17 March 1995 and hails from Osun State, Western Nigeria. He is from the Yoruba tribe.
He has a brother named Keshinro Pelumi and he was born into the family of Mr. & Mrs. Keshinro.
He grew up with a love for music. He would sing to his school friends and perform at local competitions. His parents were aware of his talent and supported him all through.
Lil Kesh attended Stockbridge College for his primary and secondary education before proceeding to the prestigious University of Lagos (Unilag), where he studied Linguistics.
Later, he enrolled at the National Open University, Nigeria, where he studied Mass Communication online.
Lil Kesh began his musical career in 2012 when he rapped among his colleagues in Bariga. Shortly after, he released a debut single which he titled Lyrically. The song went viral within the corners of Nigerian universities.
Aftermath, he signed a contract with a record level called Yahoo Boy No Laptop Nation, popularly known as YBNL Nation. YBNL is an independent record label founded by Nigerian rapper Olamide in 2012.
Under this label, Lil Kesh dropped a series of hit singles such as Shoki, Gbese, Efejoku, Last Card, etcetera, and released his debut studio album, YAGI.
Subsequently, in 2014, he released a hit single titled Shoki. Shoki topped several musical charts and brought the superstar musician to the limelight. As a result of this musical production, he won several nominations for awards but won two.
In 2015, Lil Kesh was nominated for Best New Act at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. Then in 2016, after his contract with YBNL, he established his own record label called YAGI Records (an acronym for Young And Getting It).
The label is managed by a marketing and event management company, Massive Management Team.
On the 17th of March, 2016, Lil Kesh released his debut studio album titled Young And Getting It (Y.A.G.I) through YBNL Nation. The song was produced by Young John, and Pheelz Vocals were from Ycee, Phyno, Wale, Adekunle Gold, Patoranking, Viktoh, Olamide, Davido, and Chinko Ekun. It incorporates the hip hop and rap genre.
It contains four singles – Lyrically, Efejoku, Is it because I love You, and Ibile.
The versatility and musical style of Lil Kesh is quite similar to that of Olamide, who raps and sings in his local dialect (Yoruba). However, Lil Kesh has been criticized for using too much profanity and failing to find the right balance in his lyrics.
Notwithstanding, Lil Kesh has been described by several pundits and fans as one of the best rappers to ever grace the industry.
Awards & Nominations
Lil Kesh is one of the highly placed young artists in Nigeria. He has many hit singles to his name coupled with numerous award nominations to balance the equation.
At the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Lil Kesh was nominated for Best New Act to Watch, and at the Nigerian Teen Choice Awards, he won the award for Celebrity Award – Song Of The Year for his song titled “Shoki”.
Furthermore, he won another award for Popular Song of the Year (Shoki), at the City People Entertainment Awards, in 2015.
At the MTV Base Music Award, he won a nomination for Popular Song of the Year for his song titled “Shoki Remix“, featuring Olamide & Davido.
At The Headies in 2015, Lil Kesh was nominated for Next Rated. These are just a few of the Nigerian rapper’s recognition; most of them are not documented.
Lil Kesh is a musician most especially loved by boys in “the streets”. He is one of the most followed celebrities on Instagram, with over 3.1 million followers.
This also includes over 1 million followers on his official Facebook page. The Shoki crooner is also available on Twitter.
- Instagram: @lilkeshofficial
- Twitter: . @lilkeshofficial
- Facebook: Lil Kesh
Keshinro Ololade, also known as Lil Kesh, is a handsome young man with great swag. The YAGI artists stand at the height of 5 feet 9 inches with an average weight of 74kg. He has dark brown eyes. His hair is naturally black.
Lil Kesh is not very open about his private life. However, he has released some hints about his past and present relationships.
In an interview with Sunday Beats in 2017, the Nigerian made it clear he wasn’t in any relationship and that the last time he dated was in 2016.
But as of now, we can’t tell if he has recently entered into a new relationship or not.
But one thing for sure is that Lil Kesh is not married and is without any disclosed child.
Lil Kesh has previously been rumoured to be dating Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo‘s daughter, Priscilla Ajoke Ojo. He is not married and has no child or wife.
Lil Kesh is a prominent Nigerian singer, rapper and songwriter. He is also the principal owner of a record label known as YAGI (Young And Getting It).
His career has been blessed with a steady income; now, Lil Kesh has an estimated net worth of US$1.5 million.
In 2015, the Efejoku crooner signed an endorsement deal worth millions of naira with a Nigerian online sports betting and odds company called Surebet.
Also, while celebrating his birthday in May 2018, Lil Kesh announced he had launched a new business called Tito Keshinro Clothing Line.
- 2016 Y.A.G.I (Released: March 17, 2016)
- 2014 “Lyrically”
- “Shoki (Remix)” (featuring Olamide & Davido)
- 2015 “Shoki (Female Version)” (featuring Cynthia Morgan, Chidinma, Eva Alordiah)
- 2015 Last Card
- “Is It Because I Love You?” (featuring Patoranking)
- 2016 “Ibile”
- 2016 “Bend Down Select”
- 2018 “Again O.”
- 2018 “Flenjor”
- 2019 “Undertaker”
- 2019 “IF”
- 2020 “All The Way.”
- 2020 “Too Sweet.”
- 2021 “Love Like This” (featuring Fireboy DML)
- 2021 “O Por” (featuring Naira Marley)
- 2022 “Don’t Call Me” (Featuring Zinoleesky)
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