Terry G

Gabriel Oche Amanyi (born March 17,1986), popularly known by his stage name Terry G, is a Nigerian rapper,singer, songwriter and record executive.He is widely known for his eccentric dress-sense, controversial lyrics and awkward identity.[1] He has been described by The Punch as "one of the world's weirdest singers", by Vanguard as a "weird singer", and by Channels TV as the "craziest musician in Nigeria".[2][3][4] In 2012, he released his fourth album, titled Book of Ginger.

Terry G
Birth nameGabriel Oche Amanyi
Also known asAkpako Master, Ginjah Master, Hitman
Born (1986-03-17) 17 March 1986 (age 35)
Benue State
GenresChante-chante, afro pop dancehall
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, recording artist, performer, dancer, producer
InstrumentsVocals, Keyboard guitar daxophone drums
Years active2006–present
LabelsTGP Entertainment, Black Wall Street
Associated actsD'Money, Jay Pizzle, Indomix, 9ice

Personal lifeEdit

Gabriel Oche Amanyi popularly known as Terry G was born on March 17,1986 in Benue State.He shared the same birthday with his mother.[5] He started singing in the choir of his local church.[1]

CareerEdit

The "Akpako master", as he is fondly called, received critical acclaim for his unique brand of music and personality.[6]

Through his songs, he has admitted to using drugs and alcohol.[7][8] In September 2014, he told Jane Augoye of The Punch that he has stopped taking hard drugs.

He has cited 2face Idibia as his greatest musical mentor.[9]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

  • Free Me
  • Ginjah ur Swaggah Season 1
  • Terry Gzuz
  • Book of Ginger

SinglesEdit

  • "So High"[10]
  • "Run Mad"
  • "Testing Microphone"
  • "Free Madness"
  • "Love affair"
  • "Sexy Lady"
  • "Ooga"
  • "Ora"
  • "Baby don't go"
  • "Furret"
  • "Omo Dada"
  • "Adura"

CollaborationsEdit

  • Timaya - Malonogede feat. Terry G
  • Terry G ft 9ice - Ori Mi
  • Terry G feat. Wizkid, Phyno, Runtown - Knack Am
  • Terry G feat. Skiibii - Adura
  • YungBilo(Martins Osodi) - Money Matter feats Terry G[11]
  • Jaywon feats Terry G - Gbongbon
  • Terry G - Brukutu feats Awilo & Timaya


VideographyEdit

Year Title Director Ref
2016 Nonsense Alien and Lucas Reid [12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Fatherhood has humbled me –Terry G". The Punch. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  2. ^ "For Terry G, it's goodbye to hard drugs". The Punch. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Terry G's Confession: I became responsible since I had my kid". vanguardngr.com. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  4. ^ "I Am The Craziest Musician in Nigeria- Terry G". Channels TV. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Gabriel Oche Amanyi a.k.a Terry G Full Biography". stargist.com. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Akpako Master, Terry G Allegedly Punches Hotel Manager". stargist.com. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  7. ^ "Terry G Caught Smoking Marijuana". P.M. News. pmnewsnigeria.com. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  8. ^ "New Music: Terry G – Apako Master". bellanaija.com. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  9. ^ "For Terry G, it's goodbye to hard drugs". punchng.com. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  10. ^ "Hot Stuff: Terry G – 'So High'". ynaija.com. Retrieved 20 November 2014.
  11. ^ djruffee (11 December 2014). "New Music: Yungbilo - Money matter Ft. TerryG". Jaguda.com. Retrieved 6 May 2021.
  12. ^ "Terry G Singer goes dark and natural in 'Nonsense' video". Pulse.ng. Joey Akan. Retrieved 4 February 2016.