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Celebrity Birthday Daddy Showkey turns 45

Daddy Showkey's real name is John Asiemo. Daddy Showkey became a household in the 90's when he dropped his self titled debut album in 1994.

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Daddy Showkey play The album spawned a new genre galala and featured the hit 'Welcome Daddy Showkey'. His next album 'The Ghetto Soldier' got him more success with his nationwide hit 'Dyna'. (Hypertek )
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Today is the birthday of galala legend Daddy Showkey.

Daddy Showkey's real name is John Asiemo. Daddy Showkey became a household in the 90's when he dropped his self titled debut album in 1994.

The album spawned a new genre galala and featured the hit 'Welcome Daddy Showkey'. His next album 'The Ghetto Soldier' got him more success with his nationwide hit 'Dyna'.

Ronke Oshodi Oke and Daddy Showkey play

Ronke Oshodi Oke and Daddy Showkey

(Instagram)

 

Daddy Showkey was not only the pioneer of the galala sound but the first to usher in the dominance of Ajegunle music in the country.

 

On his birthday today, the dreadlocked singer has written his gratitude to God for the role he has played in his life so far. "GOD THANK FOR EVERYTHING DON FOR ME,YOU TOOK ME FROM GRASS TO GRACE, FROM NOTHING TO SOMETHING, HAPPY BIRTHDAY OLOROGUN SHOWKEY#daddyshowkey #showdonshow" wrote Daddy Showkey on Instagram.

Daddy Showkey and Mikel Obi in LAgos play

Daddy Showkey and Mikel Obi in LAgos

 

You can watch Daddy Showkey's 'Dyna' video below

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