Keshinro Ololade, known professionally as Lil Kesh, is a Nigerian singer, rapper and songwriter. Lil Kesh Biography provides information on his age, net worth, songs, music career and awards.
He was born 14th March 1995 in Bariga, Ikeja. Although, he hails from Osun State. The artist has been active from 2014 till date.
He rose to limelight after releasing the hit single “Shoki”.
Lil Kesh Biography
Lil Kesh is a Nigerian singer, rapper and songwriter. He was born with his real birth name as Keshinro Ololade on the 14th of March 1995. His birthplace is in Bariga, Lagos State, in Nigeria. He once described himself as a street kid who knows what the people from the street want to listen to.
Information about his family is not known at the moment, however, it is known that he is originally from the Yoruba tribe. The musician resides in Lekki, Lagos at the moment.
The artist rose to fame after releasing the chart-topping song called “Shoki”.
He released “Lyrically”, a single which became popular at universities in Nigeria and got nominated in 2015, for the Best New Act at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
As a recording artist affiliated with YBNL Nation, Lil Kesh has established his own record label YAGI Records (an acronym for “Young And Getting It”), and is managed by Massive Management.
He took interest in dancing before he delved into music after watching some of his peers rap.
His professional music career started in 2012 but he became popular in 2014 after he recorded his first single titled “Lyrically” which was positively accepted majorly by students in Nigerian universities.
Through YBNL Nation, Kesh released “Shoki”, a song which got him nominated in the Best Street-Hop Artiste category at The Headies 2014 while “Shoki Remix” which featured guest appearances from Olamide and Davido got nominated in the Hottest Single of the Year at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
On 2nd April 2014, he signed his first music contract with YBNL Nation.
On 23 February 2015, Kesh released a song titled “Gbese” which was produced by Young Jonn with the music video featuring appearances from Skuki.
Lil Kesh Nominations and Awards
On 11th June 2015, he was nominated in the Best New Act to Watch category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards and went on to be nominated at the 2015 Headies Award for Next Rated.
On March 17, 2016, he released his debut studio album titled Y.A.G.I which was positively received. The album features guest appearances from notable music acts including Olamide, Phyno, Davido, Adekunle Gold, YCEE, Wale, Viktoh, and Patoranking.
Lil Kesh Record Label
On April 26, 2016, he announced via Instagram that he has established his own label imprint called YAGI Records with Olamide later confirming the news through the same medium following the expiration of Lil Kesh’s 2-year recording contract with YBNL Nation.
Lil Kesh Girlfriend
Lil Kesh is one of the celebrities that music fans want to know more about their private and love life. Most of his fans would want tp know the girl who is tagging along with him. While every one is looking to know who Kesh’s girlfriend is, for all we know is that the singer is still single.
Kesh is a successful musician who has made a lot of money from his career debut. When it comes to his net worth, this can be a little under scrutiny, however, according to a few sources, he has reached a financial milestone of $1 million.