Nigerian recording artist, dancer, songwriter, and performer.
ability to sing fluently in the Igbo language, was born in Enugu State,
Nigeria. His family is originally from Umunze in Orumba South LGA,
Anambra State, Nigeria.
age of 13 when he started playing the drums for his church choir in
Enugu. The resident pastor at his church introduced him to a friend,
Chris I Ordor, the CEO of SoundCity Communications. Mr. Ordor had just
started a musical company aimed at training young musicians on the
basics of music and nurturing them all the way to a professional level.
company on an educational scholarship to study music. After three years
of playing the drums, Flavour started playing the drums professionally.
In 1999, Flavour moved on from playing the drums and started playing
the keyboard. He also used to provide backing vocals for other musicians
Nigeria’s musical scene as a drummer and pianist for a local Enugu band.
After learning to play drums professionally, Flavour received an offer
to perform at City Centre, Enugu.
inspired him to gain new grounds and reach great heights. Flavour’s
educational background in music enabled him to learn music production
from Dekumzy, Isi Charles and Nnachie.
for a local church in his hometown of Enugu State. Flavour is popularly
known across Africa and the world for his massive club banger “Nwa Baby
(Ashawo Remix)”. He is currently signed to 2nite Entertainment Music
debut album N’abania. In 2010, Flavour released his second studio album
Uplifted. It was supported by the singles “Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix)”,
“Adamma”, and “Oyi Remix”.
Africa’s most sought out artists. Flavour was booked to perform at
numerous concerts and social events following Uplifted’s release
through 2nite Entertainment and iROCKING LTD. The album is the successor
to Uplifted. It is arguably Flavour’s biggest album to date due to the
amount of producers that worked on it. It was launched on the same day
of Flavour’s 2nite Club grand opening.
family consisting of four siblings and seven step siblings. Flavour
currently dwells in Lagos, Nigeria. Flavour’s family wasn’t very fond of
his musical ambitions; they often dismissed it as a pipe dream. His
mother in particular believed that his musical ambitions wouldn’t amount
Flavour has joined the league of “Babymamas”. He had his first child
from Delta soap model Sandra Okagbue. Ex beauty queen Anna Banner also
joined the league of Flavour’s baby mamas as she gives birth to child
Awards and nominations
|2014||Ghana Music Awards||African Artiste of the Year||Pending|
|2013||The Headies||Artiste of the Year||Nominated|
|Album of the Year||Blessed||Nominated|
|Best R&B/Pop Album||Nominated|
|Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA)||Video of the Year||“Ada Ada”||Won|
|Best High Life Video||Won|
|Best Indigenous Concept||Won|
|Best use of costumes||Won|
|Nigerian Entertainment Awards||Best Indigenous Artist/Group||Nominated|
|Ghana Music Awards||African Artiste of the Year||Nominated|
|City People Entertainment Awards||Musician of the Year (Male)||Nominated|
|Best Collabo of the Year||“Give it to Me”
(Kcee featuring Flavour N’abania)
|2012||Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA)||Best Highlife||“Kwarikwa”
(featuring M-Jay, Wage G.Jay Dey, Elense)
|Channel O Music Video Awards||Best R&B Video||“Oyi Remix”
(featuring Tiwa Savage)
|The Headies||Best Collabo||“Orobo”
(Sound Sultan featuring Excel and Nigerian Entertainment Awards
|Nigerian Entertainment Awards||Best Indigenous Artist/Group||Won|
|2011||Channel O Music Video Awards||Most Gifted Afro-Pop Video||“Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix)||Nominated|
|Most Gifted African West Video||Nominated|
|Hip Hop World Awards (The Headies)||Best R&B Single||“Oyi Remix”
(featuring Tiwa Savage)
|Best Collabo||“Number One”
(M.I featuring Flavour N’abania)
|Nigerian Entertainment Awards||Best High Life Video||“Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix)”||Nominated|
|2010||Ghana Music Awards||African Artiste of the Year||Nominated|