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Exclusive breakdown biography of The Nigerian Singer song writer Oritse Femi which contain his Real names,age, and instagram.
Oritse Femi real/ Birth name is Oritsefemi Majemite Ekele , he is a Nigerian song writer and singer. He came to lime light with his hit single “double wahala” a song which he said he dedicated to the Nigerian legend Fela Kuti.
Oritse Femi was born born January 5, 1985 in ajegunle Lagos state. He hail from Iseikiri tribe of north worri, Delta state.coming from a polygamous family of 25 and being the 3rd child of his family, growing up was very big challenge which affected his style of music.
Oritse femi started his primary school at He briefly attended Mayday Secondary School in Ikoyi
and switched to Tolu Primary School in Ajegunle due to his parents not
being able to maintain the high cost of schooling in the affluent
neighborhood of Ikoyi.
He completed his elementary education at Army Children School. He
attained his secondary school certificate from Randle Secondary School
and applied to study law at Delta State University in Abraka, but dropped out to concentrate on his music career.
His Style of music is greatly influenced by the likes of Fela Kuti, Daddy Showkey and Sizzla Kalonji.
Femi’s first song ever
recorded was titled “Boys dey Binu” (meaning Boys are not Happy). He
attended a music school in Ajegunle and was a lead vocalist of the
Ajegunle based Cherubim and Seraphim Church’s choir. He also played a
bass guitar there.
He started a group with Chibudo and they released two albums that both
had 8 tracks. The title of the first album was also a hit track in the
compilation titled Boys Dey Binu. The second album was titled Money Na
In 2006, he started a solo career and later released his third album
Elewon (meaning Chase Them).
His first solo single was “Flop Politician”
that was inspired by the level of corruption in Nigeria polity.
In 2008, Ortitse Femi made his so-called “first million” (five million
Naira) that he invested in his new album. His second solo album, titled
Unfadeables, was about the wickedness in the world. The album has 14
tracks and features the late Da Grin, 2face Idibia and Pasuma Wonder.
His third album is titled “Double Wahala”. In 2014, he released “Sexy
Ladies” featuring Davido.
The rendition of “Double Wahala” song earned him 2 nominations at the
2014 City People Entertainment Awards, winning the award for Most
Popular Song of the Year. He also won the Indigenous Artist of the Year
award at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In 2014, he released the
remix for his version of the song featuring D’banj.
The Single Double wahala got lots of airplay and earned him two nominations at the 2014 City People Entertainment Awards, winning the award for Most Popular Song of the Year. He also won the Indigenous Artist of the Year award at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
Oritse Femi Biography / Profile summary :
what is oritse Femi Real Names: Oritsefemi Majemite Ekele
How old is oritse Femi: January 5, 1985
where did oritse femi hail from: Iseikiri tribe of north worri, Delta state