Skiibi Mayana, a Nigerian recording artist and singer, was born Abbey Elias on July 5, 1992 in Surulere, Lagos State. He went to Victoria Children’s School, GCL Government College, and University of Ado-Ekiti.
Known as Skiibi His mother adopted the name after learning that Skiibi indicates smart or sharp person and Mayana is a Spanish name that implies future. In reality, Mayana was given to him by an uncle who liked him.
Skiibi, also known as Swaggerlee of Africa, began pursuing his desire to be an artist as a rapper in high school but subsequently had to adapt to singing because it was more popular than rapping.
Although his parents initially opposed his desire to enter the music industry and never wanted him to pursue anything musical, he overcame all obstacles to become a top-tier performer in the business. He started what he is now known for in Jss1 with a few other buddies.
In December 2014, he signed with “Five Star Music” (the same record company as the artist Kcee), and was presented with a brand-new 2014 Hyundai SUV. In addition to dishing out other gorgeous songs, such as “Wigili,” which included Harrysong, Kcee, and was produced by Dr. Amir, he debuted his first official single “Star With Me” in 2015 including the label leader, Kcee.
Top Songs And Collaborations
After leaving his previous label, Skiibi’s career has reached its pinnacle. Among his best songs and collaborations is the track “Ah Skiibi” with YBNL record boss Olamide.
The “More Grace Record” CEO returned to the top tier acts with his 2019 song “Sensima,” which featured Rekando Banks. Sensima earned a lot of positive public reception and enjoyed a month-long internet trend.
Just a few of his hit songs are “Omaema,” “Gara,” “Mana Girls,” “Ogume,” and “Daz How Star Do,” which features Falz, Teni, and DJ Neptune.
Awards and Nominations
Since the beginning of his career, Skiibi has received numerous honors and has been nominated for numerous awards in a variety of categories.
His accolades and nominations include, among others, nominations for Artiste of the Year at the “Stars Of Naija Awards” and “J Krue.”
Net worth And Possessions
Although we do not yet know the exact value of this outstanding singer, we have calculated that he is worth over $100,000. (36million naira).
Along with his existing car collection, Mayana added a brand-new Mercedes Benz CLA 250 valued over 12 million naira in 2016.
After leaving Five Star Music in 2016, he proceeded to play a joke on the public by pretending to die; however, he later clarified that he had not actually done so.
He admitted as much in a recent interview with AOP Do2dtun, saying that media outlets’ lack of adequate study and investigation led to the rumors that he had faked his death at the time.