Bayanni Biography, Music, Label, latest Songs
‘Ta Ta Ta’ is one the biggest songs that Mavin Records released in 2022 and it stirs questions about Bayanni biography.
The Nigerian crooner’s road to success wasn’t an overnight story as many people think. He had his days of struggle and eventually caught Don Jazzy’s eye and he joined Mavin Academy. It is then that he stormed the industry with a debut EP titled ‘Bayanni’
Full name: Abimbola Elijah Oladokun
Stage name: Bayanni
Date of birth: June 25, 1997
Place of birth: Lagos
Label: Mavin Records
How Old is Bayanni?
Bayanni is 26 years (2023) old and hails from Lagos and has a deep Christian background. He attended prestigious private schools in Mainland Lagos for his primary and secondary school. Far from music, he is a career intellect with a background in accounting from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) but he chose to pursue music fulltime.
Music was something he loved from an early age and he grew up in an era when Fuji, RnB, Hip hop, Afrobeats, Highlife were quickly developing. He tried in his little way to develop his musical skills at his local church and pop sounds always fascinated him. He started writing his songs and training his voice.
Who Signed Bayanni?
Mavin Records has a special place in Bayanni biography. The label’s CEO and founder, Don Jazzy nurtured his talent and made a superstar from him. Before linking up with Jazzy, he tagged himself as Zhenoboy and he did a lot of freestyle music on his social media channels.
He did freestyle versions of popular songs by Davido, CKay, and Fireboy DML and Davido also had his focus on him but he chose Mavin Records.
How was Bayanni Discovered? ta-ta-ta meaning
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Soon after, he enrolled at Mavin Academy where he sharpened his music skills for two years and eventually joined the label's ensemble of up-and-coming artists that includes Rema, Arya Starr, Crayon, and Boy Spyce. His 24 months at the label’s training academy saw him change his stage name from Zhenoboy to Bayanni which mirrored his new path in pursuing secular music.
He released ‘Ta Ta Ta’, among three other tracks in his debut ‘Bayanni’ EP which tipped his luck in Naija’s music industry. TikTok was awash with this song and its huge commercial success booked the Lagos born artist a date with American R&B artist Jason Derulo for a remix. Derulo is Bayanni’s long time American music idol.
Surprisingly, his label reached out to Derulo without Bayanni knowing and he sent back his verse of the remix which amazed him. The two artists never went to the studio together because he couldn’t get a visa to fly to the US at the time. Nevertheless, the remix is one of the biggest releases in 2023.
Bayanni Net Worth
Being a relatively new artist on the platform, Bayanni is base line net worth in 2023 is estimated to be N13.9 million.