2Shotz real/full name is William Iroha signed to Trybe Record is a Nigerian rapper, he started rapping in 1992. He hooked up
with another upcoming artist‚ 2Ply and they started the group‚
in 1999. Foremen later met eLDee of the Trybesmen and signed onto Trybe
Records in 2000.
Their first album was titled Men at Work and featured
hit single For the Men. The duo split later that year leaving 2Shotz to
carry on as a solo artist under Trybe Records. He joined the group‚ The
Trybe which was a collection of all the artists under record label.
received commercial success especially with “Oya” which set the music
industry on fire.He received commercial success with singles like
Delicious featuring Big Lo‚ Carry Them Go, Odeshi and Which Level. He
published the Pirated Copy album under Trybe Records in 2004.
sequel, Original Copy was released in 2005 under Umunnamu Music label, a
record label he formed himself, and went on promotional tour around all
the major cities in Nigeria.He signed unto the Obi Asika led, Storm
Record label in 2006 and received commercial success with his next
album, Commercial Avenue.
The album featured songs like Make Dem Talk
which stayed on major charts for a couple of weeks.2Shotz is currently
preparing to shoot the video for the second single, ?Fear? which
according to 2 Shotz is going to reveal a different side of him.
Contrary to the rumors that he has broken ties with his label, 2Shotz
has just renewed his contract with Storm Records, and is actually
recording his next solo album, scheduled for an early 2008 release.
However, 2 Shotz supporters will not have to wait that long to hear new
material from the Naija Hip-Hop veteran. He has settled the score and
teamed up with his longtime friend and partner in crime, Big Lo to
record a collaboration album, which is almost ready for the market.
Their first single, “This na Naija”, has just hit the airwaves creating a
buzz. Previously, they?ve had commercial success with Delicious.