INTRO: Dr. Alban, is a Nigerian-bornSwedish musician and producer with his own record label, Dr. Records.
DATE OF BIRTH: 26 August 1957
PLACE OF BIRTH: Oguta
EDUCATION:He completed his secondary education at Christ The King College, Aba, Nigeria and spent most of his youth in his hometown Oguta. At age of 23, he travelled to Sweden to study dentistry
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: In 1990, he met Denniz Pop from the SweMix label and, together with Denniz and rap artist Leila K, released his first record, “Hello Afrika”.
Alban Uzoma Nwapa took the stage name Dr. Alban, a nod to his dental studies. His debut album Hello Afrika included hits like “Hello Afrika” and “No Coke”, both of which ended up being million-selling singles
The album itself was quite successful which earned Alban Gold-certification-awards in numerous markets including Germany (for sales of over 250,000 units), Austria (for sales of over 25,000 units) and Switzerland (for sales of over 25,000 units)
PUBLICATIONS: Hello Afrika,One Love,Look Who’s Talking!,Born in Africa,I Believe,Prescription,Back to Basics
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