This is the Biography and all you need to know about sensational music artiste, Ckay: Biography.
Chukwuka Ekweani was born in Kaduna, a state in Nigeria’s northwestern region. He is of Anambra State Igbo descent. His father, who was a choir conductor at their local church, inspired his love of music. He was moved by musical instruments as a child, prompting him to learn the piano from his father. Following that, he was introduced to the production software Fruity Loops by a friend.
Chukwuka began his music career as a member of a band with two other band members before embarking on his solo career as CKay.
After being discovered, he relocated to Lagos in 2014. In early 2015, while signed to Loopy Music, he began working with Chocolate City.
Ckay’s Rise to Fame
On August 30, 2019, CKay the First, his second extended play, was released by Chocolate City. The project produced the hit single “Love Nwantiti,” which became a major hit in Nigeria. CKay released a remix titled “Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)” featuring Joeboy and Kuami Eugene on February 14, 2020. It went viral on TikTok in 2021 and became an international hit, charting in Europe, Africa, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as reaching number 23 in the United Kingdom.
Ayra Starr’s “Beggie Beggie” earned him a special recognition at The Headies in the Best Collaboration category on May 24, 2022. On June 17, 2022, he released “Watawi,” which featured Davido, Focalistic, and Abidoza and peaked at number 13 on Nigeria’s TurnTable Top 50. The song was accompanied by a music video directed by Dalia Dias. On June 20, 2022, CKay became the second African artist to reach 1.2 billion streams, but was surpassed by 200 million streams by Burna Boy, who now has 1.4 billion streams and earned him his first entry on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. In the Maghreb and Germany, a North African remix featuring ElGrande Toto became popular. A French remix included Franglish, a German remix included Frizzo, Joeboy, and Kuami Eugene, a Spanish remix included De La Ghetto, an East African remix included Rayvanny, and a South African remix included Tshego and Gemini Major.
Ckay currently has the most viewed video on YouTube by a Nigerian, his music video for the widely successful song “Love Nwantinti” Remix ft. Joeboy & Kuami Eugene
Chukwuka Ekweani aka Ckay was born on July 1995, which means he’s 27 years old.
Ckay has amassed a fortune as one of Africa’s leading singers in a short period of time, thanks to his live performances and the royalties generated by his record. His net worth is estimated to be between $2 and $5 million USD.
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