Biography Of Yung6ix


NAME: Onome Onokohwomo 

DATE OF BIRTH: 8 July 1989

PLACE OF BIRTH: Warri, Delta State

CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: After graduating from high school, onokohwomo relocated to western nigeria to pursue a career in music and enrolled at oduduwa university. He derived his stage name yung6ix from his high school nickname “6ixty”.

Shortly after he moved to lagos, he continued to record music; his song “I’m an african” captured the attention of a&r gbemi ereku, who signed him to his 411 entertainment company in 2009.

By 2010, he began to attract media attention after his cover version of “Oleku” went viral on the internet. He later released “So far gone”, featuring p. Fizzy, a single off his green light green mixtape. The song was a freestyle to wiz khalifa’s “This plane”. In january 2011, 6ix released “Plenty money”, another track from the mixtape; an accompanying music video was released shortly after. The song made its official nigerian radio premiere on the beat 99.9 fm

HONORS AND AWARDS:Nigeria Entertainment Awards,The Headies 2012,Nigeria Music Video Awards, Abuja Music and Meritorious Award


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