Bracket biography | History

Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub

Bracket biography

Bracket are a Nigerian afropop and R&B music duo which is made up of Obumneme Ali a.k.a “Smash” and Nwachukwu Ozioko a.k.a “Vast”. 
Bracket started as a three-man music group before a member called
Bistop dropped out. The duo are currently signed to Ape Planet. The Duo came to
limelite with the hit singles like “Happy Day“, “Yori-Yori” and
Ada Owerri” which received several positive reviews and airplay.Best African Group  AFRIMMA AWARD 2016 Nominees

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smashbracket

Vast and Smash both grew up in Nsukka, Enugu State, where they used to attend campus shows while growing up. Vast has a diploma and a degree in Mass Communication from the Institute of Management Technology, Enugu and the University of Nigeria respectively while Smash has a diploma in Social Works and a degree in Psychology after graduating from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
The history of how the group began has been mixed in several stories
and allegations. Bistop, a former member of the group claims to be the
pioneer of the group after meeting Vast in a barbing salon back in 1999.

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vast bracket

They performed and attended several shows under a name called “Furious
BV”. In a press release, he said he left the group as a result of a
collaborative effort of a former associate producer together with Vast
and Smash. He also went on to claim that Smash was not a member of the
group until 2003 after he met Smash through a friend.

In 2012, Bracket received a Honorary award from the city of Philadelphia at the African American Museum in Philadelphia.Some of their awards include.

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2012 The Headies Artiste of the Year Won
2013 2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Indigenous Artist/Group Nominated
2013 2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Collaboration of the Year Nominated

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