Reekado Banks Biography; Early Life, Music Career, Net worth, Awards, Relationship & Questions You Asked
20 November 2020
Image courtsey of Instagram R. Banks
By Kenneth Kiplagat
Who Is Reekado Banks and How Old Is He?
Name: Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon
Stage name: Reekado Banks
Occupation: Singer, songwriter and actor
Date of Birth: 6th of December in 1993 (27 Years Now)
Net Worth ; $2 million (2020)
Reekado Banks was born and grew up In Lagos State under parents who are pastors with two siblings. Reekado Banks schooled in Nigeria and graduated in 2014 with a degree in History and Strategic Study from University of Lagos.
Reekado Career In Music
Reekado started recording music right after high school in 2008 with his brother teaching him the art of singing, songwriting and all things music. At this point he went with the name ‘Spicy’. His brother is a music producer and in 2014, he entered a recording of Reekado Banks to Mavin Records talent search. Reekado was signed by Mavin Records that year after they were impressed and he then changed his name to Reekado Banks.
Reekado released his first single ‘Turn It Up’ featuring Tiwa Savage on the day he signed his record deal with Mavins.
Reekado Banks, after 5 years he departed from Mavin Records in 2018. His departure has since been followed with him launching his own outfit, Banks Music.
Reekado Banks Albums
Spotlight - 1 September 2016
Off The Record - 2020
Reekado Banks Relationship
Reekado Banks was a while back in a relationship with, Emem Inuikim. They parted ways in 2017.
Reekado Banks Best Songs
"Turn It Up" - 21 February 2014
"Like" (with Tiwa Savage and Fiokee) - December 6, 2017
"Pull Up" - April 3, 2018
"Bio Bio" (featuring Duncan Mighty) - July 9, 2018
"Blessings On Me"- September 26, 2018
"Yawa" (featuring Reekado Banks and DJ Young) -March 21, 2019
"Maria" - March 29, 2019
"Rora" - September 2019
"In Put In Pressure" - November 29, 201
Reekado Banks Awards
Rookie of The Year, The Headies Award, 2014
Next Rated Award, The Headies, 2015
Video of the Year “Katapot”, Headies Awards, 2015
Most promising act Of The Year Award (Male), City people entertainment awards, 2015
Revelation of the Year, Top Naija Music Award, 2015
Best Album, Headies Awards, 2016
Revelation Of The Year, Headies Awards, 2017
Hip hop World Revelation of the Year, The Headies Award, 2018