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The exclusive biography of Reekado banks which includes his profile, age , instagram and marital status.
Reekado Banks real / birth names are Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon, born 6 December 1993, he graduated from university of Lagos with a degree in History and Strategic Study. Best Newcomer AFRIMMA AWARD 2016 Nominees
Reekado is a Nigerian recording artist, singer and songwriter currently signed to mavin record among other artist which includes : Koredo bello, Di ja, Tiwa savage , Dr sid, D Prince, Don Jazzy, baby fresh etc.
The meaning of his stage name Reekado banks is “strong ruler wealth” which he derived by combining the meanings of the
two names; the former part of his stage name translates to “strong
ruler“, while the latter part loosely translates to “wealth“.
Reekado Banks is the last child of a music-loving family. His father is a
pastor and his mother is a caterer. Moreover, his elder brother is a
producer and his elder sister is a gospel singer. He grew up in a
disciplinarian setting due to both of his parents being pastors. He
completed his secondary school at the age of 14, and started recording
his first set of songs in 2008 in which all the songs where produced by his elder brother.
How he got signed to mavin record
His record deal with Mavin Records came as a result of his brother
submitting some of his songs to the label in an online talent search.
Reekado Banks got signed to Mavin Records after his entries were
selected from over 5000 entries.
Reekado Banks premiered the single “Turn It Up” on 21 February 2014,
which happens to be the same day he got signed to Mavin Records; the
song features Tiwa Savage and was released as his first official single under Mavin Records.Reekado Banks was featured alongside label mates Don Jazzy, Korede Bello, Tiwa Savage, Di’Ja, Dr SID and D’Prince on the critical acclaim song “Dorobucci”, which was released on 1 May 2014. Reekado Banks has also worked with his label mates to released the
collaborative singles “Adaobi“, “Arise” and “Looku Looku“. On 13
February 2015, Reekado Banks released the Don Jazzy produced song
“Katapot“. The song was alleged to be a diss track towards D’banj and Wande Coal. In February 2015, Don Jazzy debunked the allegations in a series of tweets.While speaking to Vanguard newspaper, Reekado Banks stated that he created “Katapot” for his fans.
In July 2015, Nigerian telecommunications company Globacom singed Reekado Banks to an endorsement deal.
Reekado Banks Biography / profile summary:
what is reekado banks real name: Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon
Is reekado banks Married: No
How old is reekado banks: 6 December 1993
Where is reekado banks from:
which school did reekado banks studied: university of Lagos
which record label is reekado banks signed to: Mavin Record label
which award has reekado banks won: He was declared the Rookie of the Year at The Headies 2014, and won the controversial Next Rated award at The Headies 2015.