Adebayo Adeleke (born July 23),[1][2] better known by his stage name B-Red, is a Nigerian singer.Primarily known as Davido's cousin, his career as a solo act started in 2013 with the release of the single "Insane Girl"; the song features vocals from Davido and was produced by Shizzi.[3] In 2016, he released his debut EP All the Way Up.[4]

Background information
Birth nameAdebayo Adeleke
BornAtlanta, Georgia, U.S
Years active2013–present

Early lifeEdit

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, the son of Nigerian senator Ademola Adeleke,[5] B-Red relocated to Nigeria to pursue a musical career.[6] He is a cousin of the Nigerian singer Davido[7]


In the five years he has been with HKN, B-Red has failed to put out an album, the sole project he released was an extended play EP in mid-2016. Entitled 'All The Way Up', the EP contained eight songs, including six bonus tracks, which were mostly pre-released singles.[8] Between 2013 and 2015, he has however released several singles which enjoyed massive airplay including "Uju" and "Cucumber" featuring Akon.[9] in April 2019, the HKN Singer and songwriter, B-Red dropped two songs titled "E Better" featuring Mavin Records boss, Don Jazzy.[10] And "Achie" featuring award-winning artiste, Davido.[11], on 12th October 2020 B-Red released another studio album titled "The Jordan" the intro featured a guest feature from his father Senitor Ademola Adeleke, B-Red also featured Nigerian legendary musician 2Baba, other guest appearances where Davido, Slimcase, Dremo, Sina Rambo, Mayorkun, Peruzzi, etc.


  • All the Way Up (2016)
  • The Jordan (2020)

Awards and nominationsEdit

Top Naija Music AwardEdit

Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref
2017 Himself Artiste of the Year Won [12]


  1. ^ "Gideon Okeke, B-Red are a year older". Pulse Nigeria. July 23, 2015. Retrieved August 10, 2018.
  2. ^ "B red celebrates his birthday with new photo". Kemi Filani. July 23, 2018. Retrieved August 10, 2018.
  3. ^ "B-Red Bio". Not Just Ok. Retrieved August 10, 2018.
  4. ^ "Singer takes the first step to being more than Davido's backup". Pulse Nigeria. July 15, 2016. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  5. ^ "Davido's uncle, Ademola Adeleke dances to his victory in Osun West by-election [VIDEO]". Daily Post Nigeria. July 11, 2017. Retrieved July 12, 2017.
  6. ^ "Sina Rambo and B Red biography". Naij. August 23, 2017. Retrieved August 22, 2018.
  7. ^ "What people need to understand between Davido and I- B-RED". Vanguard. March 24, 2017. Retrieved August 10, 2018.
  8. ^ "Despite no album in four years, B-Red renews contract with HKN". TheCable. September 7, 2017. Retrieved August 10, 2018.
  9. ^ "B-Red – "Cucumber" ft. Akon". TooXclusive. Retrieved August 22, 2018.
  10. ^ "B-Red – "E Better" featuring Don Jazzy". Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  11. ^ "B-Red – "Achie" ft. Davido, NorthBoi". Passstyle Onyeka. Retrieved April 12, 2019.
  12. ^ "Winners of 2017 Top Naija Music Awards". December 27, 2017. Retrieved August 10, 2018.