Chinedu Okoli known on stage as Flavour N’abania is a Nigerian singer, performer and songwriter — who has proved his best in doing everyday music for all Nigerians.
Music for Flavour started at the age of 13; he started as a young boy who loves to drum and became the drummer for his church choir.
Biography And Profile
Chinedu Okoli, popularly known as Flavour, was born on the 23rd of November 1983 in Enugu State. He is from Orumba South Local Government Area in Umunze, Anambra state.
Chinedu Okoli popularly known by his stage name as Flavour, is a famous Nigerian singer, song writer, multi-talented instrumentalist, recording artist, guitarist, stage performer, actor, model, and philanthropist.
Life And Education
Flavour attended Robinson Primary School in Uwani, Enugu, Nigeria where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate. After primary school, he completed his secondary school education in Enugu State, Nigeria. After the secondary education, Chinedu Okoli (Flavour) proceeded to Uwkunanaw boys Secondary School in Achara Layout, Enugu, Nigeria and obtained his West African Senior School Certificate.
Music Life & Career
Flavour started his musical career when he was a drummer for a local Church in Nigeria. Flavour after learning how to play drums and becoming part of his profession, he received an offer to perform at City Centre, Enugu.
His professional drum career started in 1999 after he studied music due to an invitation to join the professional music company on the grounds of scholarship.
His educational background in music enabled him to learn music production from Dekumzy, Isi Charles and Nnachie. Flavour released his self-titled debut album N’abania in 2005 and also released his second studio album Uplift in 2010. Flavour is currently signed to 2nite Entertainment.
Flavour’s net worth is estimated to be at $25 Million dollars in 2021 — making him one of the richest musicians in Nigeria.
Source Of Income
Under the sources of income for the popular Nigerian musician, Flavour makes his money from the world of entertainment and endorsement deals. Like the other artists in this list of richest Nigerian musicians 2021, Flavour has signed endorsement deals and is a brand ambassador for top brands like MTN Nigeria, Nigeria Breweries life Beer and energy drink bullet.
Awards & Nominations
In his first album, ‘Nabania’, which brought him to the limelight, Flavour collaborated with Mr Raw.
Flavour has garnered lots of awards for different categories such as the 2014 Channel O Music Video Awards, Most Gifted Afro Pop “Ada Ada” Nominated
- Best Collaboration at Hip Hop World Awards (The Headies) 2011.
- Best Indigenous Artist/Group at Nigeria Entertainment awards 2012.
- Best Collaboration at the Headies 2012.
- Best R&B Video at Channel O Music Video Awards 2012.
- Best Collaboration of the Year at City People Entertainment Awards 2013.
- Video of the Year, Best High Life Video, Best Indigenous Concept and Best Use of Costumes at Nigeria
- Music Video Awards (NMVA) 2013.
- Best Live Act at MTV Africa Music Awards and Ghana Music Awards 2014.
- Video of the Year “Ada Ada” at 2014 City People Entertainment Awards.
- Best Traditional Artist and Best Video of the Year “Ada Ada” at African Muzik Magazine Awards 2014.
Flavour, is not exceptional from the list of celebrities that love cars and living luxurious lifestyles. Flavour has a fleet of cars. His car collections include:
- Flavour’s Cars
- Lexus LX 570
- Black Mercedes Benz G-wagon (40 million)
- Land Rover (N25 million)
- BMW X6 (18 million)
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Source: Nigeria Insider