Chinedu Izuchukwu Okoli, popularly known as Flavour N’abania, is a vocalist, songwriter, performer, and multi-instrumentalist.
Flavour, a native of Umunze in Orumba South LGA of Anambra State was born in Enugu on the 23rd of November 1983. Currently, Flavour N’abania is 39 years old(2022).
His kind of music is an experimentation with genres like calypso, reggae, R&B, highlife, and hip-hop. Flavour mixes highlife and Afro-beat with an Igbo tongue output.
Flavour is one of Nigeria’s music exports as he kept making waves worldwide.
Flavour started as a drummer and pianist for a local band in Enugu before he later had the opportunity to perform at the City Centre, Enugu. The ovation he received from the crowd inspired him to greatness.
He got his first shot to prominence with his debut album, N’abania, which Obaino Music produced in 2005. The album’s lead single, N’abania, features one of Nigeria’s top indigenous rappers, Mr Raw.
With the acceptance of his first album among music lovers, Flavour dropped his second album, Uplifted, in 2010 with Lolhiphop Records. The album featured hit singles like “Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix)”, “Adamma”, and “Oyi Remix” featuring Tiwa Savage.
In 2012, Flavour dropped one of his most significant projects, Blessed. The 18-track project contained hit tracks like Black Is Beautiful. Ada Ada, Baby Oku, Ikwokrikwo, and Sweet Tomatoes, amongst others.
The project was rich in lyrics and instruments. It also received the contributions of top music producers like Wizboy, Del B, Dekumzy, MJay, Masterkraft, J Stunt, and Selebobo, who worked on it to ensure its professionalism.
Flavour followed Blessed with Thankful in 2014. Thankful is a 22-track album that further reveals Flavor’s maturity in music. It received approving applause from music lovers all over the world. The project featured hit tracks like Ololufe featuring Chidinma and Wake Up featuring Wande Coal.
In 2017, Ijele – The Traveler, a 17-track album, was released. This album featured Flavour’s adopted son, Semah G Weifur.
Flavour followed this up with Crazy love and Awele
Still giving the best of his craft, Flavour dropped his seventh album, Flavour of Africa. A 16 tracks project.
Flavour is undoubtedly one of the biggest music products from Nigeria, whose craft is recognized worldwide.
The craftsman has had the opportunity to share the stage with top stars like Snoop Dogg, Ciara, French Montana, Lauryn Hill, Akon, Rick Ross, and many other international acts.
In addition, he has also organised sold-out shows across the world.
Flavour N’abania is currently not married. However, he has been rumoured to have secretly married Sandra Okagbue, who gave birth to one of his children.
Flavour N’abania has three children—one with Sandra Okagbue and his second with former beauty queen Anna Banner.
His third is an adopted son, Semah G. Weifu
Flavour’s net worth is valued at an estimated ?4 Billion. however, NewsWireNGR cannot independently confirm this
- Ijele the Traveler
- Flavour of Africa
- Looking Nyash
- My Woman is Gone
- Oyi Remix featuring Tiwa Savage
- Kwarikwa featuring Fally Ipupa
- Baby oku
- Chinny Baby
- Ada Ada
- Black is Beautiful
- Wake up” featuring Wande Coal
- Sexy Rosey” featuring P-Square
- Crazy Love
Awards and nominations
- African Muzik Magazine Awards
- MTV Africa Music Award
- 2013 The Headies
- Album of the Year
- City People Entertainment Awards
- Channel O Music Video Awards
- Most Gifted African
- Hip Hop World Awards
- Best Collabo
- Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- Ghana Music Awards
Flavour was caught in a paternity mess in 2019 when a lady, Juliet Oluchi Ehiemere accused the music star of impregnating her and leaving the baby’s upkeep to her.
According to her post on Instagram, she appealed to the music icon to come to her aid to take care of the child. She also noted that she is ready to conduct a DNA test to prove the child belongs to Flavour.
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