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Phyno biography and Phyno net worth [profile]
Birth Name: Azubuike Nelson Chibuzor
Stage Names: Phyno fino
Birth Date: 1986
Places Of Birth: Enugu, Nigeria.
Origin : Anambra
Age: 35 Years Old
Known For: Music, Rapping
Source Of Income: Music
Phyno net Worth: $3.7 Million Dollars
Hair Color: Dark
Eye Color: Dark
Salary: Updating Soon
Social Media: Instagram, Twitter
Phyno is a very talented rapper, singer, and he is also a songwriter, although Phyno beginning of his music career, he has always worked with top players in the music industry.
Phyno as at today is a very popular rapper who found his way into the heart of majority and he took advantage of it and harness the power of music and became so famous in the music industry earlier than he expected.
Phyno Biography/early age
Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike was born 1986 in Enugu, Nigeria by his parents who were origin of Anambra.
Despite him being an indigene of Anambra State, he was raised in Enugu.
Phyno growing up had the passion for music just as many of other music star in the industry also started in there tender age.
The name Phyno was originated from a word phenomenal which is his currently stage name, that was endowed on him by one of his high school friend.
Phyno during his early years had developed his intentions for music productions especially during his secondary school days.
While Phyno attending secondary school, he simultaneously learned how to play the drums and piano as his extracurricular activities.
He also tried all the time to produce his own style of music from almost every recording he heard which was probably the reason he had his unique style of singing today.
He schooled at the Institute of Management and Technology in Enugu where he studied public administration and he started profiting from music during his second year there.
Phyno who started his rapping carrier in 2010 and also made a decision to move to Lagos to further his music career also a decision that would change his life forever.
Phyno carrier and Endorsement
There was no doubt, Phyno net worth has been impacted by his decision he made to move to Lagos, And today he is one of the top 10 best rappers we have in Nigeria today.
Phyno started recording his debut studio album No Guts No Glory in 2012. The album highlights guest appearances from Stormrex, Omawumi, Olamide, Efa, P-Square, Timaya, Flavor N’abania, Mr. Raw, MI, Ice Prince, and Runtown.
The album was recorded in an Igbo language and Nigerian Pidgin. On 25 September 2012, phyno released “Ghost Mode” where he featured Olamide Baddo, as the album’s lead single. Now, Phyno net worth began picking up gradually.
The single won Best Collabo at both the 2012 The Headies Awards and 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
The music video for “Ghost Mode” was released on 7 December 2012. It was shot and directed in Lagos by Clarence Peter’s.
Sputnet Records released the album’s second single “Man of the Year (Obago)” on 23 March 2013. The song won Best Rap Single at the 2012 The Headies Awards.
The music video for “Man of the Year (Obago)” was uploaded onto YouTube on 20 August 2013. It was additionally shot and directed by Clarence Peters in Abakpa Nike and highlights a cameo appearance from Illbliss.
There was even more work done before Phyno net worth could be what he is today.
But In September 2013, the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation restricted the music video from being communicated that the song purportedly contravene the national censorship laws.
The album’s third single “Parcel” was released on 11 October 2013. It was initially titled “Parcel (a BIG Nwa)”. The music video for “Parcel” was shot by Clarence Peters and released on 19 February 2014.
“O Set” was released as the album’s fourth single on 4 March 2014. The song was delivered by WizzyPro and highlights vocals from P-Square (now Mr P and RudeBoy).
The music video for the song was directed by Jude Engees Okoye. On 22 May 2014, Phyno released the music video for “Alobam”, which was directed by Clarence Peters. Delivered by Major Bangz, the song is an Igbo slang for “My Guy”.
On 2 September 2014, Phyno released the video for his “Authe (Authentic)” song with Flavour. On 7 October 2014, he released the Major Bangz-delivered “Yayo”.
It debuted at number 8 on the Pulse Music Video charts. The Clarence Peters-directed music video for the song debuted on 5 January 2015.
Opeoluwani Akintayo of The Daily Times of Nigeria gave the video a general rating of 8 stars out of 10, commending its utilization of props.
Phyno’s community-oriented album with Olamide, titled 2 Kings, was released on 1 April 2015. The two rappers went on social media to announce plans for the album’s discharge.
In June 2013, Phyno performed for 25 minutes in Owerri as a major aspect of the Star Music Trek tour.
He toured with D’banj, Burna Boy, Chidinma, Vector, Pucado, Seyi Shay, Show Dem Camp, Kay Switch, and Sean Tizzle as a supporting act on the 2013 Hennessy Artistry Club Tour.
He performed at the 2014 edition of the Star Music Trek tour in Nsukka, Enugu State.
In March 2019, Phyno announced designs for the arrival of his third studio album Deal With It.
It has been supported by two singles: “Agu” and “The Bag”. The album highlights guest appearances from Olamide, Falz, Davido, Don Jazzy, Zoro, Runtown, and Teni.
All through his career till date, phyno has endorsements deals with Glo, Monster, Tom, Life lager which give huge lift to Phyno net worth.
No doubt, as he’s one of the best in Nigeria, he looks up to the top 30 richest rappers in the world.
PhyNo Net Worth and Highlights
As of today, Phyno net worth is estimated to be approximately $3.7 Million. Here are some of his highlights, below:
City People Entertainment Awards where he won the 2014 award for best rap artiste of the year
Nigeria Entertainment Awards where his song with Olamide (Ghost Mode) won the best collabo award in 2013
The Headies where he won in 2013 and 2014 for Best Rap Single Man of the Year and Parcel respectively.
Best Collabo, ‘Ghost Mode’ ft Olamide, The Headies 2013
Best Rap Single ‘Anam Achi Kwanu’ Illbliss ft. Phyno, The Headies 2013
Rap Artiste of the Year, City people Entertainment Awards, 2014
LESSON FROM PHYNO
When you settle on what to venture in, carve a niche for yourself and become a one of a kind power in that niche.
Summary of Phyno biography and Phyno Net Worth
Phyno is a very successful Nigerian rapper, and Phyno net worth estimated to be around $3.7 million, is something almost everyone can boast of in terms of a successful music career.
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