Cobhams Asuquo, Yung L, Altims are a year older
Today is the birthday of Nigerian music producer Cobhams Asuquo. He turns 35.
Cobhams Asuquo was born blind. He attended Kings College, Lagos. He dropped out of the University of Lagos where he was studying on Law to focus on music.
In 2005, Asuquo signed with Sony ATV London as a songwriter. In 2006 he established his own studio, and is the CEO/ Head of Productions of CAMP (Cobhams Asuquo Music Productions).
He has worked with several Nigerian singers such as Timi Dakolo, Waje, Omawumi, Bez and others.
Cobhams also produced Asa’s classic self-titled album.
Yung L (Christopher Omenye) is one-third of the music collective known as Grip Boiz. He is the last of five children, was born and raised in Jos, Plateau State.
Yung L’s musical interest started in the church. When he was in secondary school he started rapping and singing.
At the University of Jos, he met promising music acts Ice Prince, Endia, J. Milla and Chopstix.
While Ice Prince moved to Lagos and signed with Chocolate City, Yung L formed the Grip Boiz with the other guys.
Presently the Grip Boiz consists of Endia, Yung L and Chopstix.
Yung L has released hit tracks ‘Red Rose’, and ‘S.O.S’.
Today is also the birthday of Mavin Records’ producer Altims.