Reekado Banks Biography
Reekado Banks born Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon, is a Nigerian recording artist, singer and songwriter. He was born on 6 December 1993. He went by the stage name Spicy prior to his record deal with the Mavin Records. Mavin Records is one of the biggest and most successful record labels in the Nigeria. He came out with his first hit under Mavin called Turn it up with Tiwa Savage and has since then featured on other Mavin music tracks
He is the last child of his family. His father is a pastor and his mother is a caterer. Moreover, his elder brother is a producer and his elder sister is a gospel singer. He grew up in a disciplinarian setting due to both of his parents being pastors.
He completed his secondary school at the age of 14, and started recording his first set of songs in 2008. His elder brother produced all of his earlier songs and tutored him on the rudiments of singing, writing and producing. He derived the stage name Reekado Banks by combining the meanings of the two names; the former part of his stage name translates to “strong ruler”, while the latter part loosely translates to “wealth”. In 2014, Reekado Banks graduated from the University of Lagos with a degree in History and Strategic Study.
He was declared the Rookie of the Year at The Headies 2014, and won the controversial Next Rated award at The Headies 2015. His debut studio album, Spotlight, was released on 1 September 2016. It debuted at number 10 on the Billboard World Album Music Chart. He has cited Don Jazzy, 2face Idibia, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Olamide and M.I as his key musical inspirations.
Reekado Banks Age
He was born on 6 December 1993.
Reekado Banks Car
After emerging as winnew at the Next Rated award in the Headies 2015, he was presented with Hyundai iX35. Reekado Banks also owns a prestigious Lexus SC430 convertible.
Reekado Banks House
He has managed to build a spacious house for his parents. He did this while he was still living in a rented apartment. A few months later, he had acquired his own property.
Reekado Banks Awards
- 2015 – Headies Awards – Next Rated
- 2015 – Headies Awards – Video of the Year “Katapot”
- 2015 – City people entertainment awards – Most promising act to watch
Reekado Banks Songs
- Oluwa Ni
- Ladies and Gentlemen
- Sugar Baby
- Chop Am
- Dab It
- Biggy Man
- Hey Stranger
- Killah Whyna (feat. Patoranking)
- Link Up Move (feat. Vanessa Mdee)
- Biggy Man (feat. Falz)
- Oluwa Ni (feat. Sarkodie)
- Turn It up (feat. Tiwa Savage)
- Love My Baby
- Turn the Lights On
- Na Ur Boy
- All Your Love (feat. D’Prince)
- Baby Oku
- Skit (feat. Kenny Blaq)
- Killy Person Freestyle