Praiz - Praise Ugbede Adejo

Praise Ugbede Adejo Biography / Profile

 Praise Ugbede Adejo simply known as Praiz was born on 8th march, 1984 in Lagos state, Nigeria. He is the second out of four children and although he was born in Lagos, he was raised in Kaduna after his father got transferred there on a missionary work in 1992.

Praiz is from Kogi State and is Igala by tribe.

Praise Ugbede Adejo Age

Praise Ugbede Adejo is 37 years old.

Praise Ugbede Adejo Early Life

He has a National Diploma in Computer Science from Kaduna Polytechnic. Growing up to the sounds of Barry White, he started out singing in his local church choir when he was 12 although he initially never had intentions of taking on music professionally.

Praise Ugbede Adejo Career

He is a Nigerian R&B songwriter, producer and singer who came into the spotlight when he emerged second runner-up at the maiden season of Project Fame West Africa and is known mostly for his hit singles;  “Rich and Famous” which was released on July 22, 2012 to massive airplays, awards and nominations , “Sisi”, “I Love You” and '‘Oshey’' featuring African music legend, Awilo Logomba and for lending his vocals to Bez’s 2011 single “That Stupid Song”. The video of  the later song went on to be named first African video to make a world premiere on BET’s 106 & Park.

Praiz who is regarded as the John Legend of Nigerians sings a sound that can be described as a mix of soul and R&B and is signed to X3M Music label under which he released his debut album, "Rich and Famous" in 2014.

He has performed with the likes of; Cobhams, Wizkid, Seyi Shay, Awilo Longomba, Bez and M.I Abaga and has been nominated for awards like -

  • 2012 Best Vocal Performance (Male) — The Headies
  • 2012 Next Rated Act — The Headies
  • 2013 Best Pop/R&B and Artist of the Year — Nigeria Entertainment Awards
  • 2014 Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year — City People Awards
  • 2015 Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards

Praiz is a brand ambassador for Telecommunication giants MTN and is endorsed by Cadbury.

His philanthropic nature shines through in his dealings with charity, as a part of charity organizations like Safe Motherhood Foundation and Little Big Souls, organizations geared towards helping to reduce premature maternal mortality and assisting women who cannot afford maternal care.

Praise Ugbede Adejo Personal Life

Praiz loves to play football.

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Praise Ugbede Adejo Awards

  • 2012 Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards
  • 2013 Best Rhythm and Blues Singer of the Year at the City People Awards\
  • 2015 Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards

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