Masterkraft (producer)

Sunday Ginikachukwu Nweke, professionally known as Masterkraft, is a Nigerian record producer, disc jockey, band director, pianist, and songwriter.[1] He started his professional music career with Kennis Music, and has worked with artists such as Flavour N'abania, Bracket, Banky W., Sound Sultan, Timaya, Lynxxx, M.I and J. Martins, among others.[2] His production hits include "Fine lady" by Lynxxx featuring Wizkid, "Kwarikwa (Remix)" by Flavour N'abania featuring Fally Ipupa, "Girl" by Bracket featuring Wizkid, "Chinny Baby" by Flavour N'abania, and "Jasi" by Banky W.[3]

Masterkraft
Birth nameSunday Ginikachukwu Nweke
BornLagos, Nigeria
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Leadership newspaper ranked him 8th on its 2014 list of the Top 10 Music Producers In Nigeria.[3] In August 2015, Nigeria Entertainment Today ranked him 7th on its list of Nigeria's Top 7 Biggest Music Producers at the Moment.[4] Thisday newspaper listed him as one of its Top 10 Music Producers in Nigeria.[5]

BackgroundEdit

Masterkraft born Sunday Ginikachukwu Nweke hails from Enugu state, Nigeria[6][citation needed] He was born in Ajegunle Ghetto, Lagos State, Nigeria, where he began his music career at age 11. Whilst growing up, he attended United Christian Secondary School in Apapa and dreamt of being an accountant.[2][7] His dream was short-lived by the death of his father where it was hard for the family. Masterkraft continued with his music career and was playing piano in churches and clubs where he gets paid. Today, he is regarded as one of the most versatile music producers in Nigeria.

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Year Album Title Album Details
2017 Unlimited (The Tape)

AccoladesEdit

Year Event Prize Recipients Result Ref
2013 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Music Producer of the Year N/A Nominated [8]
2015 The Headies 2015 Producer of the Year "Wiser" Nominated [9]
City People Entertainment Awards Music Producer of the Year "Himself" Won [10]
2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Music Producer of the Year Won [11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kehinde, Seye (10 August 2015). "City People to honour music producer, MasterKraft". City People. Archived from the original on April 16, 2016. Retrieved 16 April 2016.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. ^ a b "Masterkraft". Coke Studio. Archived from the original on 28 April 2016. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  3. ^ a b Aderibigbe Tolulope (15 November 2014). "Top 10 Music Producers In Nigeria". Leadership. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  4. ^ Badmus, Kayode (9 August 2015). "Nigeria's Top 7 biggest music producers at the moment". Nigeria Entertainment Today. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Meet The Top 10 Music Producers in Nigeria". Thisday. 16 April 2016. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
  6. ^ admin (2016-04-16). "Meet The Top 10 Music Producers in Nigeria". THISDAYLIVE. Retrieved 2021-07-21.
  7. ^ Benitte. "10 Things You Didn't Know About Masterkraft - Youth Village Nigeria". Youth Village Nigeria.
  8. ^ "Nigerian Entertainment Award announces 2013 nominees - Premium Times Nigeria". Premium Times Nigeria.
  9. ^ "The Headies 2015: Complete Nominees' List Of Nigeria's Most Prestigious Music Award - Entertainment Express". Entertainment Express.
  10. ^ "Full List Of Winners at 2015 City People Entertainment Awards". The Real Gist. 18 August 2015. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  11. ^ Abiola Solanke (6 September 2016). "Adekunle Gold, Olamide, Kiss Daniel, others win big". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 28 January 2018.