In this article, we at Stechitegist.com will be discussing all you need to know about Blaqbonez ranging from his Biography, Education, Career, Age and many more.
Blaqbonez is known for being an indigenous rapper, who has won so many text and rap battles in Nigeria.
Before we dig deep about him, here’s a summary of his profile below:
Blaqbonez At A Glance
- Full Name: Emeka Akumefule
- Nickname: Blaqbonez
- Date of Birth: 26th January, 1996
- Age: 25 Years
- State of Origin: Lagos State
- Nationality: Nigeria
- Marital Status: Not Married
- Profession: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter
- Net Worth: $200,000
- Social Media: Instagram, Twitter
Blaqbonez Biography and Early Life
Emeka Akumuefula popularly known as Blaqbonez was born on the 29th of January 1996, to an Igbo family, a native of Imo State and grew up, exposed to the Yoruba and Urhobo culture in Nigeria.
Blaqbonez is primarily a rapper, and he is widely known for his self-proclaimed title as the ‘Best Rapper in Africa.’
His musical journey kinda began when He was 13 years old and discovered that he discovered he could rap very well and his journey into music was a result of coincidence and incidence.
He discovered his talent while listening to the radio with his male cousin and the song of a 12-year-old rapper was being played. His cousin liked the song and challenged young Blaqbonez to come up with his own lyrics, since he liked criticizing rappers a lot. Minutes later, he had enough bars for a verse, and that was where it all began for his music career.
His parents were not in support of his newfound hobby like most Nigerian parents, so he was forced to secretly pursue his passion.
He dropped his first project, Hip-Hop in Blaq While in school, and participated in competitions of which he won a lot of them.
Not much is known about Blaqbonez’ early education, but it is known that he holds a degree in Engineering from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife.
Blaqbonez began his career at a quite young age. According to him, he has been rapping since he was 13 years old. He discovered his talent for rap music after he was challenged by his cousin against a 12-year-old boy whose rap song was being played over the radio. Blaqbonez said that he was able to coin bang rap lyrics minutes after he accepted the challenge, and continued building his rap skills from there.
Blaqbonez mentioned that his parents were not in support of his newly found interest in music at the time, and so he had to keep his activities secret. Consequently, he began competing in numerous competitions, all of which have contributed to his present fame. In 2012, Blaqbonez participated in Terry Tha Rapman’s Zombie competition which he won against 3000 other rappers. In the same year, he was featured by Terry tha Rapman on his mixtape titled, “World Domination”.
The mixtape also had other top Nigerian musicians on it, including the likes of Vector and Olamide.
Blaqbonez continued to compete in other rapping competitions, and luckily, in 2015, he emerged as the 1st runner up in a King Kong rap competition organized by Vector. In the same year, he was awarded Rhythm FM’s Artist of the Month following the freestyle rap contest organized by the radio station. He also competed in Soundcity’s rap competition in 2015 and later emerged as the Hennessy Vs Class hip-hop contest winner. Blaqbonez also won Tosin Adeda’s Radio Palm Wine competition.
The song which brought Blaqbonez to the limelight is South Africa Must Go, which featured Oladips. Blaqbonez has also produced many hit songs which have topped several charts. His mixtape, Cassette Tapes and TVs (CTAT) became the most talked-about mixtape in the year of its release. It also garnered over 60,000 streams and downloads. Blaqbonez is a hard worker and his dedication to his passion has earned him many accolades.
Blaqbonez has released numerous hit singles and albums. He has released up to 8 EPs also. Below are some of Blaqbonez songs
- Shut Up
- Best Rapper in Africa
- Good Boy
- No Longer Stupid
- Bad Boyz
- I told You
- The Future
- Wave Boy
- G Girl
- No English
- All I Ever Wanted
- Green Blaq Green
Blaqbonez Net Worth
Blaqbonez Net Worth: Blaqbonez is currently one of the richest and most influential rapper in Nigeria, With an estimated net worth of $200,000 dollars.
Blaqbonez Social Media Handle
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