Seven things we know about YCEE @23

‘Jagaban’ rapper, YCEE, turned 23 on Thursday. To celebrate him we highlight seven things we know about him.

  1. He was born Oludemilade Martin Alejo in Festac Town, Lagos State, Nigeria.
  2. He is currently studying Marine Biology at the University of Lagos.
  3. Omo Alhaji as he is famously called shot into limelight in 2015 after he released the single ‘Condo’ featuring Patoranking.
  4. Before he became famous, YCEE already released three singles including ‘Pass Me’ (2012) and ‘Shots’ (2014).
  5. In 2015, he earned six awards nominations including Best Collaboration of The Year at Nigeria Entertainment Awards and Best Artiste in African Pop at the 2015 All Africa Music Awards.
  6. YCEE beat out Pepenazi, Baseone, Humblesmith and Koker to win the award for Rookie of the Year at the 2015 Headies.
  7. The Tinny Entertainment act has worked with several artistes including Olamide and Saeon.