Faze AKA Fazelone real/full name is Chibuzor Oji, is a Nigerian musician and actor, song writer, c.e.o of independent entertainment ltd.He is used to be a member of Plantashun Boyz, along with BlackFace Naija and 2face Idibia(Now Tubaba). The group split up in 2004 and each member of the group has gone on to launch solo careers.
Faze is the first Nigerian
artist to have three consecutive platinum albums. His first album Faze Alone sold over three million copies, while his second album Independent has sold over 7 million copies. His third album Originality
went platinum in its first month of release.Faze is known for his
ability to sing the highest vocal note out of Nigerian contemporary male
musicians . His collaborations include a recorded single with Wyclef Jean titled “Proud to Be African“.
In 2011 Faze made his acting debut starring in the lead male role of ‘Lovechild‘ in the critically acclaimed Nigerian movie Alero’s Symphony. He also provided the movie’s soundtrack for which he won an Africa Movie Academy Award in 2012, in the category of Achievement in Soundtrack.
The band released two albums in the process: Body and Soul in 2000 and Sold Out
in 2003. The period was marred by a developing beef about “Faze versus
2Face” in the band that led to the eventual break-up of the band in
After the split of the Plantashun Boyz in 2004, Faze signed to Solomon
Arueya’s Westside Music Label of Lagos, Nigeria, to produce his first
solo album titled Faze Alone. The album achieved platinum status with sales of 1.2 million units in its first month.
Faze has a new hit featuring Mr Oreo” Iyanya” titled “Wette”
|Faze with Vera Sidika|
- Terry G aka the Akpako master was a back-up singer for Faze.
- In May 2011 Busta Rhymes stated that Faze is his favourite Afro-hiphop artist.
- Faze is one of Nigeria’s marijuana-free artists
|Faze wit Cynthia Morgan|
- Faze Alone (2004)
- Independent (2006)
- Originality (2008)
- ReFAZEd (2012
You can visit wikipedia for comprehensive biography which includes awards won by Faze