Akwuba Charles Ugochukwu // (born November 4, 1989), professionally known as DJ Coublon, is a Nigerian record producer and sound engineer. He is best known for producing hit songs with several prominent artists in the Nigerian music industry, including Kiss Daniel, Iyanya, Yemi Alade, Tekno Miles, Patoranking, Seyi Shay, among others.  [1]

DJ Coublon
Birth nameAkwuba Charles Ugochukwu
Born (1989-11-04) November 4, 1989 (age 34)
Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria
OriginAnambra State, Anaocha Local Government
Genres
Occupation(s)Record Producer, Sound Engineer
Instrument(s)Piano, Bass guitar, Keyboard, Ableton, FL Studio, Cubase
Years active2012–present
LabelsMade Men Music Group (2014-2016), Three Guard Records (2017 to date)
Websitedjcoublon.com

Early life and career edit

Born on November 4, 1989, he began his interest in music at the age of 7. He is a graduate of Physics with Electronics from Veritas University in Abuja, Nigeria. DJ Coublon began his music career in Onitsha, Anambra State, Southeastern Nigeria. In 2013 he moved to Lagos where he met other artists like Iyanya and Kiss Daniel. He was signed onto Made Men Music Group between September 2014 to 2016.[2]

Production credits edit

Year Month Artist Song Album
2013 Oct Iyanya Le Kwa Ukwu Le Kwa Ukwu - Single
2014
March DIL Pretty Girls ft. Iyanya Pretty Girls - Single
April MMMG Yudala ft. Iyanya, Tekno, Selebobo, Baci & Mystro Yudala - Single
May Kiss Daniel Laye Laye - Single
May MMMG Dreaming ft Iyanya and Emma Nyra The Evolution
May Tuti Aunty Bukky Aunty Bukky - Single
Aug Iyanya Story Story ft. Oritse Femi Story Story - Single
Aug B-Red Iwotago ft Phyno Iwotago - Single
Sept Kiss Daniel Woju Woju - Single
Sept Ric Hassani Double Double Double Double - Single
2015
Feb Axterix Opeke Opeke - Single
Feb Sunny Mackson Oh Baby ft Mc Galaxy Oh Baby - Single
March T Spize I Miss You I Miss You - Single
March Lardy'D Packaging ft. Reminisce Packaging - Single
June Skoolboi Ezigbonwa Ezigbonwa - Single
Sept Iyanya Applaudise Applaudise (Bonus Track Version)
Mama
Macoma ft. Efya x Sarkodie
Again ft. Seyi Shey
Mogbe ft. Patoranking
"Yoga ft. Victoria Kimani"
Tekno Miles "Duro" Duro - Single
"Duro Remix" Duro (Remix) - Single
"Wash" Wash - Single
Feb Kiss Daniel Woju (Remix) [ft. Davido & Tiwa Savage] Woju (Remix) [feat. Davido & Tiwa Savage] - Single
MC Galaxy "Hello" Hello - Single
Patoranking "My Woman My Everything" My Woman My Everything - Single
Kiss Daniel "Woju (Remix) ft. Davido, Tiwa Savage" Woju (Remix)
2016 Kiss Daniel "Napo ft. Sugarboy" New Era
"Good Time"
"Laye"
"Are You Alright?"
"Alone"
"Duro"
"Nothing Dey"
Yemi Alade "Baby's Back" Mama Africa
"Ferrari"
Emma Nyra "Once Chance" Love Versus Money, Vol 1[3]
"Sakarin" ft. Dammy Krane
"For My Matter" ft. Patoranking
"For My Matter" ft. Banky W
Premium Music ft. Iyanya,
Yemi Alade, Tekno Miles,
Olamide and Selebobo
"Mama Oyoyo" Mama Oyoyo - Single[4]
2017 Sugarboy "Dada Omo" Dada Omo - Single[5]
Seyi Shay "Yolo Yolo" Yolo Yolo - Single[6]
Yemi Alade "Knack Am" Knack Am - Single[7]
Dj Coublon "My Way ft Iyanya" My Way - Single[8]
Dj Coublon "Shokotoyokoto ft Klem" Shokotoyokoto - Single[9]
2018 Yemi Alade "Oh My Gosh" Oh My Gosh - Single
2019 Yemi Alade "Oh My Gosh remix ft Rick Ross" Woman of Steel
"Shekere"
2020 Fiokee "Ósan X Teni (singer) X DJ Coublon Osan - Single[10]
Dj Coublon ''Holla Me ft Klem" Holla Me - Single[11]

Awards and nominations edit

Year Award ceremony Prize Recipient Result Ref
2015 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Music Producer of the Year Himself Nominated
2016 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Nominated
2016 AFRIMMA Awards Nominated [12]
The Headies 2016 Nominated [13]
The BEATZ Awards New Discovery Producer Nominated [14]
The BEATZ Awards 2.0 Best Producer Nominated [15]
Best Afro Beat Producer 2016 Won [16]
2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2017 Producer of The Year Himself Won [17]

References edit

  1. ^ Solanke, Abiola. "DJ Coublon: The talented DJ talks about his creative process, work flow with artistes and more". pulse.ng. Archived from the original on 10 September 2017. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  2. ^ ""I Had My Works Discredited In The Past" - DJ Coublon - Tush Magazine". Tush Magazine. 19 August 2016. Archived from the original on 5 August 2021. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  3. ^ O, Ovie. "Emma Nyra Set To Drop Debut EP "Love vs Money" - View Tracklist". Not Just Ok. Archived from the original on 24 October 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  4. ^ "With Mama Oyoyo, Premium Music Celebrates Mothers". The Guardian Nigeria. 23 January 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Dada Omo, Sugarboy – Dada Omo (Prod. DJ Coublon)". Jaguda. Archived from the original on 23 September 2017. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  6. ^ DonBoye. "Seyi Shay – Yolo Yolo". Not Just Ok. Archived from the original on 23 September 2017. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  7. ^ DonBoye. "Yemi Alade – Knack Am". Not Just Ok. Archived from the original on 23 September 2017. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  8. ^ lalaboiy. "DJ Coublon – My way ft. Iyanya". Not Just Ok. Archived from the original on 23 September 2017. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  9. ^ "Shokotoyokoto (feat. KLEM) - Single". Apple Music. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  10. ^ Osan - Single by Fiokee, Teni & DJ Coublon, retrieved 2020-02-10
  11. ^ Holla Me - Single by DJ Coublon, Fiokee & Klem, retrieved 2020-02-10
  12. ^ Onyeji, Ebuka. "AFRIMMA 2016: Phyno, Olamide shine as Nigerian Artistes dominate". Premium Times, Nigeria. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  13. ^ "Headies Award 2016: Complete list of Nominees - Nigerian Entertainment Today - Nigeria's Top Website for News, Gossip, Comedy, Videos, Blogs, Events, Weddings, Nollywood, Celebs, Scoop and Games". thenet.ng. 8 November 2016. Archived from the original on 10 September 2017. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  14. ^ "THE BEATZ AWARDS NOMINEES 2015". The Beatz Awards. 30 November 2016. Archived from the original on 23 September 2017. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  15. ^ "THE BEATZ AWARDS NOMINEES 2016". The Beatz Awards. 30 November 2016. Archived from the original on 23 September 2017. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  16. ^ "THE BEATZ AWARDS WINNERS 2016". The Beatz Awards. 30 November 2016. Archived from the original on 23 September 2017. Retrieved 22 September 2017.
  17. ^ "AFRIMA 2017 WINNERS' LIST". All Africa Music Awards. 14 November 2017. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 23 November 2017.