Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Oyindamola Johnson Emmanuel, popularly known as Dammy Krane. Johnson is a Nigerian singer, composer and performer. Born in early 1990s in Lagos, Nigeria and originates from the Yoruba ethnic group in South-West Nigeria to one Oluwakemi Osodi (who was a manager in the fuji music industry at the time).
At age 6, joined the children’s choir and ministered in various churches. He went to Providence Heights secondary school where he was known for being an amazing dancer and performer. After graduating, Dammy Krane concentrated on his music and worked hard at his craft, eventually establishing himself as an act to watch
At age 20 in 2012, he signed a record deal with Hypertek Digital and 960 Music Group. He hit his popularity when he dropped his single hit “My Dear”. Dammy is known for his melodic voice, engaging lyrics and his exciting genre of African alternative music. Krane has received several nominations, including the Next Rated nomination. He won Rookie of the Year at The Headies 2012.
He credits his signing to Hypertek Records to a chance meeting with 2face Idibia at a birthday party. He says 2face had seen him perform and made the decision to sign him
Inspired by artistes such as; Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti, Lagbaja, King Sunny Ade, 2face Idibia, D’Banj and Sauce kid. Oyindamola started recording songs on his own and performing at various universities’ show with his ability to merge all genres of music.