Zinoleesky: Biography, Education, Career, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Achievements and Controversy

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By Balogun Kamilu Lekan

Biography

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Zinoleesky real name is Oniyide Azeez, is a singer, songwriter, stage performer, recording artist, and entertainer.

He was born on November 21st, 1995 in Ogun State. Currently, he is 27 years old (as at 2022).

The talented young musician is signed to Naira Marley’s Marlian Music Record Label alongside other artists like C Blvck, Mohbad, Fabian Blu, and Lyta, amongst others.

Education

Zinoleesky had his elementary education at Lively Kiddies Nursery and Primary School, Agege, before proceeding to Boys Secondary School for his college education.

Career

As a college student, Zinoleesky alongside other of his schoolmates like Lil Frosh and Ibradosky started their music journey by performing and entertaining at school

Zino got noticed when he participated in Kizz Daniel’s “Fvck You’’ freestyle challenge on Instagram. Kizz Daniel was impressed with his freestyle and the artist reposted the video on his page.

Later, Davido offered to sign Zinoleesky to his DMW record label, but he declined.

In 2019, Naira Marley signed him to Marlian Records and Zinoleesky has used the platform to prove his musical dexterity with hit songs

In 2022, he released his debut single “Caro,” which features Naira Marley himself.

Later that year, Zinoleesky released his debut 6-track EP, Chrome, with songs like Angeli

  • Won Wa Mi
  • Ma Pariwo
  • Nitori E
  • Kilofeshe
  • Bullet

He is regarded as one of the future guardians of Afrobeats because he has created hit songs such as Gone Far, Kilofeshe, Ma Pariwo, Wo Wa Mi, and Rocking.

He appeared as a featured artist on Lil Kesh’s single, Don’t Call Me, which was released in 2021. He has also featured in some and had some singles too for himself, which include Gone Far, Blessings, Naira Marley, Rolla Costa, amongst others.

In August 2022, he dropped a song with music star Tiwa Savage, titled Jaiye Foreign, and that has been on the trend at the moment.

On the 26th of August, 2022 Zinoleesky released his latest single, Call of Duty which was produced by Niphkeyz

Girlfriend, cars and house

Zinoleesky is currently single but sometimes ago it was rumoured that he is in a romantic relationship with Shubomi, Naira Marley’s sister after a video of the duo kissing went viral on the internet.

He also once showed off his Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon SUV and 2019 Chevrolet Camaro. At the moment, there is no information on the musician’s house. 

Net worth

Zino is reportedly worth $200,000. However, this cannot be independently verified at the moment 

He is also reportedly the owner of a Lexus Es350 luxury sedan, a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon SUV, and a 2019 Chevrolet Camaro. 

Achievements

In 2022, Zinoleesky was nominated for the Next Rated Artiste category at The Headies awards.

Discography

  • Naira Marley
  • Gone Far
  • Mapariwo
  • Kilofeshe
  • Caro (featuring Naira Marley)
  • Who Knows
  • Won Wa Mi
  • Nitori E
  • Angeli
  • Money
  • Bullet
  • Joromi
  • Popo
  • Life Drama
  • Chrome
  • Angeli
  • Wo Wa Mi
  • Ma Pariwo
  • Ni Tori E
  • Kilofeshe
  • Bullet
  • Don’t Call Me
  • Vanessa
  • Ole
  • Fame
  • Apple
  • Yolo
  • Firi Yoyo
  • Joromi
  • Stay
  • Money
  • Shuga Dadi
  • Who Knows

Controversy

In February 2022, Zinoleesky was arrested alongside Mohbads by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for possession of drugs in a midnight raid.

The arrest became public after videos of agency officials squabbling with the two performers surfaced online. The suspects live streamed the moment the NDLEA apprehended them and cuffed them on their respective Instagram pages.

However, the duo were released 48 hours later. Zinoleesky took to Instagram to express his displeasure over the arrest. He wrote, “There’s no joy for the country anymore.” In another post, the singer wrote: “update-Finally finally, we go all dey alright.”


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