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Sodiq Abubakar Yusuf (born May 6, 1985), popularly known by his stage name CDQ, is a Nigerian indigenous hip-hop rapper (more)
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Who is CDQ?

He is a Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter. His real name is Sodiq Abubakar Yusuf. He was born on May 6, 1985. He got his major breakthrough in 2012 after winning a rap battle which earned him a record deal with a popular Nigerian producer and DJ, Masterkraft.

CDQ is widely known in Nigeria for his ability to sing and rap using his local Yoruba dialect. He focuses on the Hip-hop genre.

Early Life and Breakthrough
CDQ was born in Lagos but comes from Kwara State in Ilorin area. He has a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Lagos State. His parents wanted him to be a banker but he had a passion for music. He released his debut single dubbed 'Indomnie' featuring Olamide and later did a remix featuring Davido. The song became a cross-over hit in Nigeria and swapped nominations in different awards ceremonies in Nigeria including the Headies.

In 2016, he released his debut album dubbed 'Quality' under General Records. In the 15-track album, CDQ worked with top artists that include; Vector, Masterkraft, Gabana Bwoy, Remnisce and Wizkid among others. In November, 2016 CDQ made another milestone in his career after launching his own record label known as No Struggle No Success or shortly known as NSNS.

What are his most popular songs?
Some of his popular songs include;
1. Ogini
2. Indomnie
3. Salaro
4. Talosobe
5. Oobi
6. Nowo e Soke
7. Tekiller
8. Ayo ft Phyno Reminisce
9. Onye Eze ft Zlatan Ibile
10. Entertainer ft Davido
11. Kogbede ft Wande Coal

How many albums does she have?
1. Quality
2. Ibile Mugabe

Has he won any awards?
His amazing singles and collaborations have seen him recognized and awarded in several award galas that include; Nigeria Music Video Awards and Ghana-Naija showbiz awards among others.

Is he the best rapper in Nigeria?
He is one of the best. His talent, consistency and dynamism has helped him remain relevant over the years. Currently, you cannot talk about Naija rap without mentioning CDQ.

How to listen and download CDQ music on

His songs are available for free download and streaming on To listen to his music on Mdundo, visit and search for CDQ . A catalog of all his available MP3 music will then be provided for you to select the songs you want. You can download/listen to his latest music on Mdundo through your phone, laptop or any other device that can access the internet.

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