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Korede Bello

Korede Bello

Korede Bello is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He signed a record deal with Mavin Records in 2014. Bello is best known for his hit single "Godwin", a semi-gospel and pop song which became a national anthem and topped many music charts across Nigeria

1996

Birth
29 February 1996

Birth

Korede Bello was born on 29 February 1996

2010

Early life
20 July 2010

Early life

Korede, meaning "Bring Fortune" in English, was born in Lagos State. He successfully completed his primary and secondary education in the same region. At the tender age of 7, he embarked on his journey as a performer, adopting the stage name African Prince.

2012

Education
20 July 2012

Education

Having studied Mass Communication at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and earning a Higher National Diploma certificate, Korede Bello is now an Associate Member of the Institute of Information Management.

2014

Mavin Records deal
20 July 2014

Mavin Records deal

Korede Bello's musical journey began with the positive reception of his first single, leading to collaboration with Don Jazzy and subsequent signing with Mavin Records in 2014; he achieved notable success with hit songs like "African Princess" and "Godwin," and received Gold Certification Awards from RIAA for "Do Like That" in 2021, while also earning a Gold Award Certification in Canada in 2022 before departing from Mavin Records.

2015

Caspertainment
20 July 2015

Caspertainment

Throughout his journey, Korede Bello has actively participated in various humanitarian initiatives, including the Project Pink Blue Walk for Cancer awareness program in Abuja in 2015 and 2017. Notably, he also serves as a Mental Health Advocate, dedicated to eradicating mental health stigma and providing support for young individuals facing mental illness challenges.

2015

Ambassador
20 July 2015

Ambassador

In 2015, the Nigerian Police Force appointed him as its inaugural Youth Ambassador under the leadership of Inspector General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase. Three years later, in 2018, Korede Bello was honored with the title of Honorary Superintendent of Police by the same IGP.

2016

Career
20 July 2016

Career

Korede Bello pursued Mass Communication at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, where he obtained a Higher National Diploma certificate. Additionally, he is recognized as an Associate Member of the Institute of Information Management.

2016

Career
20 July 2016

Career

During his time in primary school, Korede Bello formed a music group with a friend, and it was during this period that he wrote his first song. As he progressed to secondary school, he began to pursue music professionally by recording songs in the studio. His first single, "Forever," was released during this phase. In 2017, Korede launched his debut album titled "Belloved." Notably, in 2016, his popular track "Do Like That" achieved gold certification in Canada.

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