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Rapper ‘Vector’: Biography, Education, Career, Marriage, Net Worth, Achievements and Controversy




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Olanrewaju David Ogunmefun, better known by his stage name Vector, is a Nigerian rapper and songwriter. 

He was born on August 7, 1984, in Lagos State,

The famous rapper is adept with the use of Vocals and guitar 

He is a former signee of YSG Entertainment, currently signed to GRAP Entertainment (current) and Def Jam Africa


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Vector attended Command Children’s School for his elementary education before proceeding to Ijebu Ode Grammar School, Government College Victoria Island, and Saint Gregory’s College Ikoyi, Lagos, for his secondary education.

He then headed to the University of Lagos, where he bagged a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy.


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He started his hip-hop career in junior high school in 1994. He participated in various social activities at St. Gregory’s College, where he was required to perform on a stage. 

In 1999, he formed the duo Badder Boiz, and the following year, they started going to concerts as a trio. They took part in talent competitions and made their debut demo in 1999. The direction Vector was heading in was toward becoming an emcee. Until 2004, they were a trio consisting of Vector, Krystal, and Blaze. Krystal disbanded the group as a result of their unbridgeable differences.

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“Kilode,” the first official single from Vector’s album State of Surprise, was made available in February 2010. He subsequently released the song’s music video in June 2010. 

He released “Mary Jane,” his second official single, in April of that same year. The album’s executive producer, which came out on October 29, 2010, was Eloka “Culture” Oligbo. The production was done with the help of Ade Piper, Emmsong, Sista Soul, General Pype, Chuddy K, H-Code, Sam Klef, Da Piano, J-Smith, Xela Xelz, and Vibez Production.

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“Born Leader” is the third single from Vector’s second album, The Second Coming. He made the video in Miami, Florida, under Antwan Smith’s direction. In August 2013, producer Pheelz included him in the song “Popular,” which was broadcast on radio stations throughout Nigeria.

National radio stations frequently played his songs “Angeli” ft. 9ice and “Mr Vector,” both of which were produced by Sagzy. 

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Vector and Mavado from DJ Khaled’s We the Best Music Group collaborated to release the song “Born Leader.”

The rap song “King Kong” by Vector was released in January 2015, and the same month saw the music video’s release. Vector released two remixes in May and June of 2015; the first remix featured Phyno, Reminisce, Classiq, and Uzi, and the second remix featured Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie. 

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He released his first freestyle, “8,” on July 24. In May 2020, Def Jam Africa, the company’s Nigerian division, signed him to a recording deal.


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Vector’s current relationship status is kept private. However, he once reportedly dated a woman named Gbemisola, and they both have a daughter together – Milare

Net worth

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Vector is worth an estimated $5 million. However, NewsWireNgr cannot independently verify this


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Vector’s Studio Albums

  • State of Surprise 
  • The Second Coming
  • Lafiaji 
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Vectors’s Mixtapes

  • Bar-Racks The Mixtape
  • A7

Vector’s Extended Plays

  • The Rap Dialogue
  • Vibes Before Teslim
  • The African Mind
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Vector’s Collaborative Albums

  • Crossroads EP ( With Masterkraft )

Vector’s Selected Singles

  • Angeli feat.9ice
  • King Kong” (Remix) (featuring Phyno, Reminisce, ClassiQ and Uzi)
  • King Kong” (Remix) (featuring Sarkodie)
  • Agege (Splash featuring Vector)
  • Gunshot
  • Gee Boys (featuring CDQ)
  • Like My Daddy
  • Seaside (featuring Korede Bello)
  • This One Is
  • Mad
  • Be Happy (featuring Daddy Showkey)
  • This Vector Sef
  • Comfort (featuring Davido)
  • License
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Vector’s Filmography

  • June 
  • Lara & The Beat 

TV and Series

  • Shuga Naija   
  • Shuga Naija: Alone Together Web Series
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Vector’s Awards and Nominations

  • The Headies 2015 (won)
  • Nigerian Music Video Awards
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards
  • DYNAMIX Youth Awards 2012


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Vector has been involved in several rap supremacy controversies with fellow rappers in Nigeria.

He once released a diss track, “The Purge” (featuring Vader and Paper), and also #JudasTheRat, which was a response to M.I’s #ThaViper.

However, when they met, they talked about what had happened. Both rappers spoke about the reasons behind the beef and what they thought of one another. M.I. claimed he thought Vector simply didn’t like him, whereas Vector claimed he thought M.I. was crafty and deceptive.


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