Tekno Biography | About Tekno, Early Life, Career Beginning, Awards and Net Worth

Want to know about the top rising music star in Africa; Tekno? Then this post is for you;

Tekno, whose real name is Augustine Miles Kelechi is a Nigerian singer and song writer. He also goes by the name Slim Daddy and Alhaji Tekno. He was born on 17th December, 1992 (27 years old) in Bauchi state Nigeria. He’s originally from Ivo Local Government Area in Ebonyi State but due to the nature of his father’s job; a military man, he had to follow him to wherever he was posted so ended up being raised in different parts of Nigeria including Kaduna, Nassarawa and Abuja.

When he was 8, he already knew what he wanted to do; music. He remixed Ice Prince’s “Oleku” and performed the remix in an event held in Abuja in 2012. Julius Agwu , a renowned Nigerian comedian took notice of him at the event and that was the beginning of his success story .Since then, he’s signed several music deals and is going places. Hs genres of music are Afrobeats, Hip-hop, R&B. He loves dancing too and according to him, he looks up to Chris Brown and so he was nicknamed the Nigerian Chris Brown. Some of the song’s he’s released include

Songs / Singles

  1. Holiday
  2. Dance
  3. Anything
  4. Duro
  5. Wash
  6. Shoki feat. B-Red
  7. Onye Ne Kwu feat. Ice Prince
  8. Go Low
  9. Mess
  10. Zima
  11. Jonzing
  12. Maria
  13. Where
  14. Rara
  15. Pana
  16. Be
  17. Yawa
  18. Go
  19. Samantha
  20. Mama feat. Wizkid
  21. Only You
  22. Jogodo
  23. Your Love
  24. Woman
  25. Choko
  26. Body feat. Kiss Daniel
  27. Skeletun
  28. Untempo
  29. Agege feat. Zlatan Ibile
  30. Surulere
  31. Beh feat. Master Kraft
  32. Kata

Awards

Asides singing, he’s also a great song writer and has written songs for top artists like Davido and Wizkid. He’s won several awards including the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards for Best New Act, his songs “Duro” won the 2015 9th Nigeria Music Video Awards for Best Pop Extra Video including several other nominations. He’s also bagged endorsement deals with MTN and Sony Music worth millions of Dollars. He’s estimated net worth is about $2.5 million making him one of the richest artists in the industry.

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