Celebrity Birthdays Lil Kesh, Sarz, Terry G, Ayo Animashaun are a year older today

Lil Kesh, is a Nigerian singer, rapper and songwriter. He rose to fame after his chart-topping song titled "Shoki".

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Today is Lil Kesh, Sarz, Terry G and Ayo Animashaun's birthday!

Born March 14, 1995 as Keshinro Ololade , Lil Kesh, is a Nigerian singer, rapper and songwriter. He rose to fame after his chart-topping song titled "Shoki".

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YBNL rapper, Lil Kesh

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Lil Kesh born and raised in Bariga started his music career in 2012 while rapping among his peers in Bariga until he released "Lyrically", a single that quickly became popular. In 2015, he was nominated in the Best New Act to Watch category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and is currently signed to YBNL Nation, a record label founded by Olamide.

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A photo taken during the singer's YBNL UK tour with Olamide and Lil Kesh.

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The singer debuted his album 'YAGI' on the 17th of March, 2016.

Osabuohien Osaretin popularly known as Sarz, born on March 17, 1989  is a Nigerian record producer and musician.

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Sarz on the beat.

 

Born in Benin City, Edo State, he is popularly known for the tag Sarz On The Beat, at the beginning or end of all his music productions.

His first full credit production work was for Lord of Ajasa's "See Drama" in 2007. He has produced tracks for Wizkid, Naeto C, Banky W, Skales, Shank, Reminisce, Goldie Harvey, eLDee, Wande Coal and YQ.

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Sarz

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In 2010 Sarz, produced the hit single “Jor Oh” and the Remix for Jahbless which featured Durella, RuggedMan, Reminisce, Ice Prince and eLDee. The song won "Best Street Hop" award and was nominated for "Best Collaboration" at The Headies.

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Reminisce and Sarz

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In 2013, he produced 2 songs off Wizkid's Ayo Album, "Jaiye Jaiye" featuring Femi Kuti and "Kilofe". He was mentioned as one of the five new music producers giving Don Jazzy a run for his money by the Premium Times Nigeria. Sarz was also the executive producer for the official Hennessy Artistry 2014 theme song titled “Dance Go (Eau de Vie)” which featured Wizkid and 2Face Idibia.

Gabriel Oche Amanyi, popularly known by his stage name Terry G, is a Nigerian musician and producer. Described by the Punch as 'One of the world's weirdest singers, Terry is known for his eccentric dress-sense, controversial lyrics and awkward identity.

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Terry G

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In 2013, he released his fourth album titled Book of Ginger.

Gabriel Amanyi was born in Lagos State on March 17, 1986 and started singing in the choir of his local church.

 

The "Akpako master", as he is fondly called, received critical acclaim for his unique brand of music and personality.

He has cited 2face Idibia as his greatest musical mentor.

Ayo Animashaun is a Nigerian entertainment entrepreneur and television executive.

 

Born in the Kwara region in Nigeria. He studied Business Administration at the Kwara State Polytechnic.

 

Ayo is the CEO of Smooth Promotions, an entertainment firm that organizes The Headies award and publishes the weekly Hip Hop World Magazine.[2][3] On November 5, 2013, he led his firm to the launch of HipTV on Multichoice DSTV.[4] In October 2013, The Net magazine listed him as one of the most influential people in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

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