Ifedayo Stephen Oghenetega (born October 16, 1994), known professionally as OTEGA JOGBO BOY, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, rapper, and dancer. He is one of the most creative artists in the Nigerian music industry.
He rose to stardom after his groundbreaking freestyle entitled “Stay Woke” brought him the most attention in 2018. Otega knew what he wanted to get out of life and music and has stayed true to himself and to the music. over the years. With music as his calling in life, the singer who is known for releasing mind-blowing songs and being the mastermind behind the hottest songs by top Nigerian music stars, there seems to be more than just music for the young man that many people have. . he does not feel and gets to know.
He showed the world a sneak peek of what to expect in the future, he has released a series of singles including his official single “STAY WOKE” with CDQ, a song that is generally accepted and regarded as a unique motivational song in the world. life for all who do what they do. had to do to survive, whether as a shoemaker, mechanic, or other manual labor
Otega, who loves music, released his first studio album REALLY BHARD. The “All Genres” icon proves to improve with age, as his album gives fans a taste of just how wide his reach and influence has truly been on the Nigerian music scene.
Appearances from friends, protégés, and comrades such as CDQ, Jaywon, Bella Shmurda, Mohbad, Miz Kiss, Trod, Degree, and many more, further highlight and emphasize his well-deserved label as one of the best to do so.
About the album, he says, “The project is a reflection of my mind, and also of the current sound that is brewing underground in Nigeria. It is a combination of many traditional elements and also a Nigerian Afrobeats sound, which is receiving a lot of attention in the Nigerian industry. “
Known for his ability to rap and sing stories in English, Yoruba, and Pidgin, Otega goes the extra mile with Really Bhard. From exploring his vocal skills, traditional street rap elements are brought to light on the track “Kosere,” to the radio-ready Afropop bops “Ginger” and “Keys To The City,” fans are sure to be satisfied with the diverse album. that doubles the genre.
Bhard really comes as the first release from Otega’s album. “Music has always been my savior, so I thought for once that I should share with the world what happiness sounds like to me,” says Otega.