Modupe-Oreoluwa Oyeyemi Ola (born October 16, 1990), known by her stage name Mo'Cheddah (sometimes stylized as Mocheeda or Mocheddah), is a Nigerian rapper and singer.[1] She released her debut studio album, Franchise Celebrity (2010), while signed to Knighthouse Entertainment. The album was preceded by the 2009 promotional single "If You Want Me".[2] She parted ways with Knighthouse in February 2012 and established her own label, Cheddah Music.[3]

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Mo'Cheddah on TGIF on Ndani TV
Background information
Birth nameModupe-Oreoluwa Oyeyemi Ola
Also known asMocheddah
Born (1990-10-16) October 16, 1990 (age 31)
Lagos, Nigeria
GenresHip hop, r&b
Occupation(s)Rapper, singer,song writer, fashion designer
Years active(2009 – present)
LabelsMo'Cheddah Music

Early life and educationEdit

Mo'Cheddah was born on 16 October 1990, in Lagos. She is the fourth daughter of five children, though her family roots are in Osun State. She completed her primary education at the University of Lagos Staff School in Yaba, Lagos and later enrolled at Our Lady of Apostles, Yaba where she would complete her secondary education. She is a creative arts graduate from the University of Lagos.


Mo'Cheddah started exploring her creative side at age 12. She was initially interested in acting, but later transitioned to singing. She signed a record deal with Knighthouse. She later left and founded her own record label mocheddah music. she began working on her second album which was due to be released in 2016.[2][4][5][6]

Mo'Cheddah also has a secondary career as a fashion designer.[7]

Personal lifeEdit

In May 2018, she married her long-time boyfriend, Prince Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi in a private ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria.[8] As the wife of a Yoruba royal, she is entitled to make use of the honorific style Olori.


Studio albums
  • Franchise Celebrity (2010)
Selected singles
  • "Survive"
  • "My Time"
  • "Destinambari (featuring Phyno)
  • "Tori Olorun"
  • "Bad"
  • "Coming for You" (featuring May D)

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2010 MTV Africa Music Awards 2010 Best New Artist Herself Won
Channel O Music Video Awards Best Female Video "If You Want Me"
(featuring Othello)
2011 The Headies Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year Herself Nominated
2014 ELOY Awards[9] Female Music Artist (Destinambari) Nominated


Year Title Director Ref
2015 Bad clarence peters [10]


  1. ^ "I grew up being fashionable –Mo'Cheddah". Archived from the original on 23 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  2. ^ a b "My relationship with Phyno –Mo'Cheddah". Archived from the original on 20 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Nigeria: Mo'cheddah Leaves Record Label, Knight House". 24 February 2012. Retrieved 20 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Ice Prince wants to date me – Mo'Cheddah cries out". Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  5. ^ "I don't want to discuss my nude picture –Rapper, Mocheddah". Archived from the original on 20 August 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  6. ^ "How I Overcame Being An Orphaned Teenage Mum – Mocheeda". Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  7. ^ NdaniTV (2019-03-01), Mocheddah on the NdaniTGIFShow, retrieved 2019-03-02
  8. ^ Agbo, Njideka (30 May 2018). "Mocheddah Gets Married To Longtime Boyfriend Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi". The Guardian Newspaper. Lagos, Nigeria. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Seyi Shay, Toke Makinwa, Mo'Cheddah, DJ Cuppy, Others Nominated". Pulse Nigeria. Chinedu Adiele. Retrieved 20 October 2014.
  10. ^ "Mo'Cheddah Singer breathes chic new life into 'Bad' with Olamide [Video]". David Mawuli. Retrieved 23 February 2016.

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