Biography Intro: D’banj is a Nigerian musician, singer-songwriter, entrepreneur and television person
NAME:Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo
DATE OF BIRTH:9 June 1980
PLACE OF BIRTH:Zaria
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: As a tribute to his mentor Fela, D’banj uses a fusion of Afrobeat and Afropop to bring his music to life and into the 21st century with breathless enthusiasm as well as a good dose of humour. His songs are based on his life, often hilarious but with a deeper meaning which documents the struggle of a young Nigerian trying to achieve his dreams. He performs in Yoruba, English and Pidgin English.
HONORS AND AWARDS: MTV Europe Music Award for Best African Act