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Biography Of Faze


Chibuzor Oji, better known by his stage name Faze, is a Nigerian musician and actor. He is a member of the defunct Nigerian hip hop group Plantashun Boyz, along with BlackFace Naija and TuFace (better known as 2face Idibia. The group split up in 2004 and each member of the group has gone on to launch solo careers.

NAME: Chibuzor Oji,

OCCUPATION: Singer–songwriter, record producer, actor


Chibuzor Oji was born in 1977 in Festac Town, Lagos. Oji is the fourth of a large family of nine children. All family members are said to possess good singing vocals perfected by the long time spent singing praises during prayers.

Oji made his first attempt to gain publicity when he won the 1994 DBN Karaoke contest. He performed as a rap musician under the name ‘Lyrical Orge’ until he joined the Plantashun Boiz. Faze released his first solo effort titled “Faze Alone” in the last quarter of 2004. Hit songs “Faze Alone”, “Angel Gabriella”, “Miss U” and “Na True” reached top spots on various music charts. His brand of music called universal flavor – a fine blend of R&B, Reggae, Pop, Dancehall, Ragga and Soul, all with an African undertone was further popularized by the release of the album.


MOBO Awards- Best African Act- Independent (2008)
Channel O Awards – Best Newcomer Video – Kolomental (2007)
Channel O Awards- Best West African Video- Loving you Everyday (2008)
Hip-Hop World Awards- Best R&B/Pop Album of the Year- Independent (2008)
Hip-Hop World Awards- Best Song of the Year- Kolomental (2008)
Hip-Hop World Awards- Best Album of the Year- Independent (2008)
Hip-Hop World Awards- Recording of the Year- Need Somebody (2008)
Hip-Hop World Awards- Best Vocal Performance- Someone like me (2008)
Nigeria Music Video Awards- I’m in love (2009)
AMEN Awards- Most Popular Song- Kolomental (2007)
AMEN Awards- Best Male Vocalist (2007)
AMEN Awards- Best R&B Male Vocal Performance (2007)
AMEN Awards- Best R&B Album- Independent (2007)
AMEN Awards- Best Song of the Year- Kolomental (2007)
AMEN Awards- Best Album of the Year- Independent (2007)
AMEN Awards- Best Act of the Year (2007)
Soundcity Awards- Best Male Video of the Year-Kolomental (2008)
Soundcity Awards- Best Direction Video of the Year- Kolomental (2008)
Soundcity Awards- Best Video of the Year- Tattoo Girls (2008)
Soundcity Awards- Best Choreography of the Year -Kpo Kpo Di Kpo (2008)
Soundcity Awards- Best R&B Video of the Year- Need Somebody (2008)
Nigeria Entertainment Awards- Best male vocalist (2006)
Nigeria Entertainment Awards- Best R&B Album of the Year (2007)
Futures Awards- Best Artistes of the year (2008)
8 Fame Music Awards- Best Male Act (2006)
AMAA Awards – Achievement in Soundtrack (2012)
SoundCity Awards- Best Chereography Video- Kpo Kpo Di Kpo (2008)
Hip-Hop World Awards- Best Vocalist of the year (2006)
Criteria Magazine Awards- Youth motivator(2009)

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