Mo’Cheddah real/full name is Modupe-Oreoluwa Oyeyemi Ola born October 16, 1990, (sometimes stylized as Mocheeda or Mocheddah), is a Nigerian rapper and singer. She released her debut studio album, Franchise Celebrity (2010), while signed to Knighthouse Entertainment. The album was preceded by the 2009 promotional single “If You Want Me”. She parted ways with
Knighthouse in February 2012 and established her own label, Cheddah Music.
Mo’Cheddah studied creative arts, who describes herself as a new age young
Nigerian woman. In her short time in the music industry, she has
distinguished herself and is highly sought after for collaborations by
A-List artistes, already featuring on songs with major artistes like
M.I, Sasha, Mode9, eLDee, Terry the Rapman and many more.
performed at a large number of events and was showcased on the Girl
Power 2009 Tour alongside acts like Ashionye and Nikki Laoye; she was
also the 2nd place winner with Knighthouse at the Hennessy Artistry 2009
competition, where she competed alongside the likes of Bez and Cobhams
Asuquo, Iceprince and Jesse Jagz, Jimmy Flames and Dr Frabz. She has
been interviewed by every major print, radio and TV personality and
graced the December 2009 cover of True Love Magazine; which also gave
out copies of her limited edition 2009 True Christmas CD to their
subscribers. She has been hailed as the future of Nigerian music,
Nigeria’s new music queen and the swagger diamond by various major music
industry players. In 2010, she released her 1st solo video for her
debut single, If You Want Me. The video received rave reviews all over.
was also recently nominated for the Next Rated Artist award at the
Hiphop World Awards alongside the likes of Jesse Jagz, Da Prince and
Skuki and in the same year she was selected by MTV Networks Africa to be
the 1st Nigerian artist to be featured on MTVBase Brand New, a new
promo TV package to showcase hot upcoming acts across the African
With the release of her latest single ‘Ko Maa Roll’,
the stage has been set for her to join the ranks of Nigerian superstars
as her debut album is now one of the most anticipated in the country.
is very passionate about Nigeria and being Nigerian and believes that
Nigeria has a lot to offer the world. She sees herself as the Nigerian
entertainment ambassador to the international community and her vision
is to take Nigerian entertainment to the world stage and to showcase the
wealth of talent and cultural richness of ‘Naija’.
sources of inspiration are God and her late father, who she describes as
her biggest fans. She speaks both Yoruba and English fluently and is
trying to learn other Nigerian languages. She’s the 4th child in a
family of 5 children. She loves fashion (often referred to as a
‘fabolous fashionista’) and is involved in causes for youth empowerment
and abolishment of child labor. Mo also believes in preserving the
Being one of the few major female acts in this part
of the world, Mo’Cheddah, ‘Naija’s Hip-pop Princess is ready to take on
the world and show off what she’s got.