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)
Occupation(s)songwriter singer
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]



  • High Tension (2020)


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]


  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". 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. ^ Retrieved 2021-03-26. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  11. ^ a b c "Winners emerge at 2020 City People music awards". 7 December 2020.
  12. ^ "Here is the full list of nominations for the 2020 Headies". 4 December 2020. Retrieved 15 February 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)