Bella Shmurda

Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed (born 27th of January 1997), known professionally as Bella Shmurda, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter [1].He rose to prominence with the release of the song "vision 2020",and a follow up remix which featured Nigeria rapper Olamide.[2]

Bella Shmurda
Birth nameAkinbiyi Abiola Ahmed
Also known asBella Shmurda
Born (1997-01-27) 27 January 1997 (age 24)
Lagos
GenresAfrobeats
Occupation(s)songwriter singer
InstrumentsVocals
LabelsDangbana Republik
Associated acts

Early life and careerEdit

Bella Shmurda was born in Ojo, Lagos where he had his primary and secondary education.[3] He gained admission in 2016 to the University of Lagos to study History and International Relations.

Bella Shmurda rose to prominence after his debut single "Vision 2020", and a follow up (remix) to the single which he featured Olamide. He released several hit songs in 2020, some which featured top musicians, one of which is "Cash App" featuring Zlatan. [4] He was nominated for the Headies Award for the next rated in 2020.[5] [6]

DiscographyEdit

EPsEdit

  • High Tension (2020)

SinglesEdit

Year Title Producer Album
2018 "Vision 2020" ID Cabasa Non-album single
2019 "Only You" Bylinx
2020 "Cash App" (featuring Zlatan) [7]
2021 "Rush" (featuring Dangbana Republik)
"World" [8] SB Non-album single

Featured inEdit

Year Title Producer Album
2020 "Triumphant" (featuring Olamide)[9][10] Carpe Diem
"Fade Away" (featuring Davido) A Better Time

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Event Prize Recipient Result Ref
2020 City People Entertainment Awards Revelation of the Year "Himself" Nominated [11]
Next Rated (Male) "Himself" Won [11]
Street Music of the Year "Cash App" Won [11]
The Headies Next Rated "Himself" Nominated [12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bella Shmurda Biography: Age, Career, Collaborations, Networth". NAIJAlebrity. Retrieved 2021-03-26.
  2. ^ "Bella Shmurda ft. Olamide – Vision 2020 (Remix)". LEGIT9JA - Music and More. 2019-09-14. Retrieved 2021-03-26.
  3. ^ "Bella Shmurda biography". browse.ng. Retrieved 15 February 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Okundia, Jennifer (2020-12-18). "Watch "Cash App" visual by Bella Shmurda featuring Zlatan, Lincoln". P.M. News. Retrieved 2021-03-26.
  5. ^ "Tems, Omah Lay, Oxlade and Bella Shmurda nominated for 2020 Headies". Naijaloaded. 12 December 2020.
  6. ^ "Bella Shmurda ft Olamide - Vision 2020 (Remix) | Mp3 « NotJustOk". Most Trusted Voice in Music & Afrobeats from Nigeria & Africa | Notjustok. 2019-09-13. Retrieved 2021-03-26.
  7. ^ "Bella Shmurda, Zlantan, Lincoln rob bank in 'Cash App' (VIDEO)". 2020-12-18. Retrieved 2021-03-26.
  8. ^ "Bella Shmurda – World". 2021-04-01. Retrieved 2021-04-01.
  9. ^ "Olamide releases new video for 'Triumphant' with Bella Shmurda". Pulse Nigeria. 2020-11-02. Retrieved 2021-03-26.
  10. ^ guardian.ng https://guardian.ng/life/watch-olamide-and-bella-shmurda-in-sombre-music-video-for-triumphant/. Retrieved 2021-03-26. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  11. ^ a b c "Winners emerge at 2020 City People music awards". Citypeopleonline.com. 7 December 2020.
  12. ^ "Here is the full list of nominations for the 2020 Headies". Pulse.ng. 4 December 2020. Retrieved 15 February 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)