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The Cavemen: Biography, Education, Career, Marriage, Net Worth, Achievements and Controversy



By Balogun Kamilu Lekan


The Cavemen are Nigerian music brothers, Kingsley Okorie ( a bassist) and Benjamin Okorie (a drummer).

The duo are known for their unique highlife music style and blend of new-generation melodies.

They mix high-life, Afro-beats, jazz, and soul as the output of their sound.

They credit their driver, though, with exposing them to high-life kinds of music because he 

The cavemen stylised their name to include a dot to avoid a lawsuit from a New Zealand performer who had already trademarked the name.


Kingsley is a law graduate from Babcock University and an alumnus of the Nigerian Law School Kano campus. 

Benjamin attended Peter King College of Music, Badagry, Lagos.


The Cavemen was formed in March 2018. The duo were discovered by Lady Donli, who took an interest in them.

They released their debut single, “Osondu,” and their debut album, Roots, in 2020. The duo recorded and produced the album in their living room. Lady Donli was also a coproducer of the album.

In October 2021, they released their sophomore album, Love and Highlife, which featured top music Nigeria giants like Cobhams Asuquo, Asa, Onyeka Onwenu, Made Kuti, PC Lapez, and Etuk Ubong.

The duo produced 11 tracks on Lady Donli’s Enjoy Your Life album. 

Their popular Anita song was nominated for Headies Award.


There is no public information about the Cavemen’s relationship

Net worth

NewsWireNgr cannot independently verify The Cavemen’s net worth


Studio albums

  • Roots
  • Love and Highlife


  • Osundu
  • Akaraka
  • Me You I
  • Runaway Lady
  • Ifeoma Odoo
  • Bolo Bolo
  • Anita

Awards and Nominations

  • The Headies 2020


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