Ezeh Chisom Faith (born 10 November 1994), professionally known as Rexxie[2] Also known for the tag (Yo! Rexxie Pon This One), is a Nigerian record producer,[3] DJ and songwriter.[4] He is popular for creating the Zanku sound,[5] and producing Naira Marley's Soapy, Tesumole and the monster hit KPK with Mohbad.[6]

Rexxie
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Background information
Birth nameEzeh Chisom Faith
BornLagos, Nigeria
OriginAnambra State, Nigeria
GenresPop music, Afro pop music Afropiano
Occupation(s)Record producer, singer[1]
Instruments
  • flute
  • piano
  • drums
  • Synthesizer
Years active2018–present
LabelsHitxlab,Marlian Records
Associated acts

Early life and careerEdit

Rexxie was born in Anambra State, Nigeria. Rexxie had his basic education in Abuja and Lagos where he was raised,[7][8] he attended Yaba College of Technology, and graduated from Tai Solarin University.[9]

Rexxie produced songs like Comma and Bebo on the Grammy-winning album Twice As Tall by Burna Boy.[10]

Rexxie has produced Nigerian music for the likes of Zlatan Ibile, Naira Marley, Davido, and Burna Boy.[11]

Rexxie released studio album A True Champion in June 28, which features artists like Zlatan, Davido, Naira Marley, Zinoleesky, Mohbad, Sarkodie, Peruzzi.[12]

Production discographyEdit

Singles producedEdit

Studio albums and EPEdit

AfroStreet The EP (2020)

A True Champion (2021)

Nataraja (2021)

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Event Prize Recipient Result Ref
2020 City People Entertainment Awards Best Producer Of the year Himself Won [14]
Soundcity MVP Awards Festival Won [15][16]
2021 Net Honours Most played Street Hop song "KPK" featuring Mohbad Nominated [17]
Most played Hip Hop song Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SONGS OF THE DAY: NEW MUSIC FROM KWESI ARTHUR, REXXIE, TEKNO, TMXO & OTHERS". 27 April 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  2. ^ "REXXIE TO RELEASE DEBUT PROJECT, 'AFROSTREET'". 19 March 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Rexxie: An architect of shepeteri 2.0 [Pulse Interview]". 7 February 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  4. ^ "Interview: Rexxie Steers His Street Sound Into Mainstream Afropop'". 25 February 2021. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  5. ^ "Rexxie: I'm the Originator of Zanku Sound". 27 July 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  6. ^ "Rexxie recruits Mohbad for new single, 'Ko Por Ke'". 3 December 2020. Retrieved 17 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Unsung music heroes: Top Nigerian beatmakers in 2020". punchng.com. Retrieved 23 August 2021.
  8. ^ "Congratulatory messages pour in as music producer Rexxie joins list of new homeowners in Lagos". 9 April 2021. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  9. ^ "#YNaijaMusic50: Don Jazzy, Davido, Ozedikus, Sunday Are, Simi…Here are the 50 Most Influential Nigerians in Music". ynaija.com. Retrieved 23 August 2021.
  10. ^ "LERIQ, TELZ, SKREAD & REXXIE TALK 'TWICE AS TALL'". 27 April 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  11. ^ "ESSENTIALS: LISTEN TO REXXIE'S DEBUT PROJECT, 'AFRO STREETS'". 27 April 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  12. ^ "Netng Review: Rexxie Struggles With Coherence On Debut Album "A True Champion"". thenet.ng. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
  13. ^ "REXXIE AND BELLA SHMURDA COMPLEMENT EACH OTHER ON 'BACK2BACK'". 9 April 2021. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  14. ^ "WINNERS EMERGE AT 2020 CITY PEOPLE MUSIC AWARDS [FULL LIST]". 7 December 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  15. ^ "Soundcity MVP Awards: Burna Boy, Naira Marley, Rema collect award". BBC News Pidgin. 12 January 2020. Retrieved 13 May 2021.
  16. ^ "Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Rema, Teni & More Win Big at 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards". 13 January 2020. Retrieved 13 May 2021.
  17. ^ Mofijesusewa, Samuel (20 June 2021). "NET Honours 2021: "Damages" by Tems Named Most Played Alternative Song". Nigerian Entertainment Today. Retrieved 21 July 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)