Eco De Coque Biography – Age, Parents

Eco De Coque

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Eco De Coque is a Nigerian famous guitarist and highlife musician. His real name is Chimezie E. Okoro and he is already famous to highlife music lovers. His name sounds like the legendary late highlife artist Oliver De Coque, well we will know why he chose that name and everything about him.


Ebonyi State University

Applied Psychology


There’s not much information about his family, but he lost his father when he finished his secondary education. However music helped him financially, to further his education.


In 1993, the journey of Eco De Coque in music kicked off. He started playing bands in the Church and later outside the church. Then in 2010, his career as a highlife artist kicked off and that was when he started playing the Ogene Super music Africa in 2011. Things were not rosy for him during the early years of his career. He once joined a band in Abuja, that wasn’t moving too well, then from there he started doing music with the pattern of Chief Dr. Oliver De Coque.

Is Eco De Coque son of Oliver De Coque?

No they are not related in any way but they’re from the same state. Eco De Coque hails from Aguata, while the legend hails from Nnewi, both in Anambra state in southeast Nigeria. This is what he has to say about his name;

The initials of my name formed Eco while De Coque, I took it from the legendary Oliver De Coque to show that, that is the pattern of music I play.

Social Media Accounts

His Facebook page has gained more than 90,000 followers.

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