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Performing at Eargasm Kaduna are Tuface, Jeremiah Gyang, WAJE, Bimbo 9ja and DJ is DJ Neptune. Click the + sign to open each biography.

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TUFACE

Years active: 1999 to present.

  •  Milestones:
  • MTV Base launched with his African Queen Video.
  • Major collaborations with Beenie Man, R. Kelly, T-Pain,  Mary J Blige, Kelly Rowland etc.
  • African Queen - original motion picture soundtrack for Phat Girls.
  • Honorary Member of the Liberian Music Society.
  • Tafidan Kudenda
  • Honorary Doctorate Degree.

Awards:

  • World Music Awards
  • MTV EMA
  • MOBO
  • Headies
  • AFRIMA
  • BET
  • Kora
  • Channel O
  • The Future Awards
  • Soundcity Awards
JEREMIAH GYANG

JEREMIAH GYANG

Singer, Song Writer, multi-instrumentalist, native of Jos, Plateau State in Nigeria. Jeremiah began playing the Piano and Guitar before reaching the age of ten. His father, late Rev. Luke Dung Gyang was a revered and well known musician in Jos in the 1970's and '80's and remains a major influence on Jeremiah's music.

From stirring beginnings as a music director for his Church choir, Jeremiah has evolved a great deal. His music has been described as 'a fine blend of soulful African rhythms, blues, rock and gospel. Songs like 'African Child' where he describes the horrors of war, defines Jeremiah as an extraordinary song writer. He is credited as being responsible for bringing contemporary Hausa music to the mainstream with hits like 'Na baka' (I give you), a song featuring Six Foot Plus and 'Kaunar Allah' (God's Love) featuring Rapper, M. I. /Skales. As an upcoming artiste, Jeremiah was a member of the resident band at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Abuja. He cut his teeth as a producer at Quest Media Studios in Abuja and has to his credit songs produced for artistes Age Beeka, O.D: Over Dose, Terry Da Rapman and Bouqui.

Jeremiah Gyang is an appointed Mission Envoy on the HOPE Project of the National Orientation Agency. As a representative of the Nigerian Youth, Jeremiah Gyang through his music and persona is lending a voice to The HOPE Project to mobilize young Nigerians towards upholding hope, faith, love, peace, unity. Strength, purpose and focus.

Jeremiah Gyang has also featured in a movie - "Aftercount, I Vote Wetin?" or "I Voted, Now What?" It was made by the Youngstars Foundation, a Nigerian nonprofit organization, with the goal of encouraging younger Nigerians to stay involved in the political process between elections.

Collaborations:

Jermiah Gyang has collaborated in making songs with M.I., Ice Prince, Asa, Skales, Onyeka Onwenu, Panan Percy Paul, Samsong, Lyrical Dr.Smith, and so much more!
WAJE

WAJE

Aituaje Iruobe (born September 1), known as 'WAJE' (an acronym for "Words aren’t just enough"), is a Nigerian singer whose vocal range covers three octaves. She participated in the remake of P-Square’s "Omoge Mi" and featured as the female voice in the duo’s 2008 hit track “Do Me". She was also featured on Banky W's "Thief My Kele" and M.I's "One Naira". In 2016, she was one of the four judges in the inaugural season of The Voice Nigeria.

 

NOMINATIONS

  • Flop Vocalist of the Century ***WON
  • NIGERIAN MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS 2009 (best new video)
  • DYNAMIX AWARDS 2009 (best new act)
  • HIP-HOP AWARDS 2010*HEADIES* (best vocals)
  • CITY PEOPLE AWARDS 2011(best r&b female)
  • NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS 2011 (best pop/r&b artist of the year.best new act of the year)
  • HEADIES 2011 (best vocal performer female,best r&b single)
  • EXQUISITE LADIES OF THE YEAR 2011 (female music art of the year)
  • CHANNEL O MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS 2011 (most gifted female video)
  • NIGERIAN MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS 2011 (best contemporary afro video)
  • DEAFA AFRO-EUROPE ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS 2011 (best African art)
  • BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR 2013 (I WISH, W.A.J.E ALBUM)
  • BEST REGGA/DANCE HALL 2013 (I WISH, W.A.J.E ALBUM)
  • BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE FEMALE 2013 (I WISH, W.A.J.E ALBUM)
  • BLACK CANADIAN AWARDS 2014 (BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT)
  • WORLD MUSIC AWARDS 2014 (WORLD BEST ALBUM) W.A.J.E
  • WORLD MUSIC AWARDS 2014 (WORLD BEST LIVE ACT)
  • WORLD MUSIC AWARDS 2014 (WORLD BEST FEMALE ENTERTAINER)
  • WORLD MUSIC AWARDS 2014 (WORLD BEST ENTERTAINER)
  • ELOY AWARDS 2014 (BEST FEMALE ARTIST)
DJ NEPTUNE

DJ NEPTUNE

DJ Neptune who hails from Edo State in Nigeria was born and bred in Lagos State, where he got exposed to music in the late 90’s. Imohosien Patrick popularly known as DJ Neptune started entertaining friends and neighbors at the age of 10. DJ Neptune developed interest in becoming a Disc Jockey while He was in school and after watching several online DJ tutorials and practice; He became a Disc Jockey and started living his dreams, spinning at school parties, fast food eateries, nightclubs, and house parties.

DJ Neptune started his career as a professional Disc Jockey in 2001 and was hired by Nigeria’s first private radio station Ray power 100.5 FM Lagos where he worked as an in-house DJ from 2004 to 2010. As a professional Disc Jockey with wide sense and a high taste for good music, Neptune was able to keep the listeners glued to their radio set and in a short period of time He became a household name in the Nigeria entertainment industry. In 2008, Nigerian rapper Naeto C signed DJ Neptune as his official Disc Jockey/ Hype man and together the duo created a new face to Nigerian Hip-Hop/ Nigerian DJ’s in Africa. As part of plans to expand the brand and put a face to the name, Neptune released series of promotional Mix tapes online for free downloads.

 

Awards and nominations

Year Awards ceremony Award description(s) Results
2008 Nigeria Entertainment Awards World DJ Nominated
2009 Nigeria Entertainment Awards World DJ Won
Tush Award Best Dj Won
2010 Dynamix All Youth Award Best Nigerian DJ Won
Africa Entertainment awards International Best Dj Won
2011 NPA Awards International DJ Won
2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards World DJ Won
BIMBO 9JA

BIMBO & THE B10 BAND

Abimbola Arowoselu is a versatile and a contemporary singer with a strong range of vocals. She started singing from a church choir.

Bimbo9ja as she's officially called started her music career professionally in 2009 when she joined a-list secular band Courage band,  Bigteddi & the shagele crew where she functioned as one of the female vocalist and performed various kinds of music.

Bimbo9ja a 300 level public Administration student at university of Lagos (unilag) also joined Sharpbandallstars in the year 2014 where she also functioned as one of the  female lead singers. The kwara state born Bimbo9ja, also worked with top musicians such as Necto C,  Wizkid, Omawumi,  2face Idibia, Olamide, Mike Aremu, Timi Dokolo, to name a few.

Presently, she is the CEO of B10 band.

B10 band has always been and remains the toast of the high and mighty. B10 band provides quality live music to corporate Multinational and individual clients in and out of the country.

B10 band as an entertainment outfit has maintained a high standard of live music performances.