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D'Banj, whose real name is "Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo" , is a Nigerian musician, singer-songwriter, and entrepreneur. He was born on June 9, 1980, in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
D'Banj began his music career in 2005 with his debut album "No Long Thing," which contained hit tracks such as "Tongolo" and "Socor." The album was a success in Nigeria and beyond, and it earned him several nominations and awards, including the Best Newcomer award at the 2006 Channel O Music Video Awards.
Since then, D'Banj has released several successful albums and singles, including "The Entertainer" (2008), "King Don Come" (2017), and "Banga" (2021). He has collaborated with several international musicians, including Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, and Akon.
Some of D'Banj's most popular songs include "Oliver Twist" (2012), "Fall in Love" (2008), and "Suddenly" (2008). He has won several awards for his music, including the Best African Act award at the 2007 MTV Europe Music Awards.
Aside from his music career, D'Banj is also an entrepreneur and has several business ventures, including Koko Holdings and the Koko Foundation for Youth and Peace Development.
D'Banj's influence on the Nigerian music industry and African music as a whole cannot be overstated. He has been an inspiration to many up-and-coming musicians and has helped to promote African music to the rest of the world.