Skales born Raoul John Njeng-Njeng, is a Nigerian rapper, singer, and songwriter. He was born 1 April 1991. Skales is an acronym for “Seek Knowledge Acquire Large Entrepreneurial Skills”. He was born and raised in Kaduna.
Skales is the only child of his family, and grew up in a church setting. He became interested in music while at his mother’s cassette store. He grew up with his mother, a single parent, who did menial jobs to nurture him. Skales met producers Jeremiah Gyang and Jesse Jagz while attending the University of Jos. Skales left the University of Jos his junior year and attended Lead City University, where he graduated with a degree in Office Management and Technology. While at the University of Jos, he partook in the Zain Tru Search Competition and won the competition’s North Central region. His debut single, “Must Shine”, was released to critical acclaim.
In 2000, he started writing rap songs in Kaduna. Between 2007 and 2008, he travelled to Jos to work with Jesse Jagz and Jeremiah Gyang. In 2008, he entered the Zain Tru Search competition and won the competition’s North Central region. His debut single, “Must Shine”, received numerous spin on the Rhythm FM stations in Lagos, Jos and Abuja. He later relocated to Lagos and signed a record deal with Empire Mates Entertainment in 2009.
In a 2013 interview with This Day newspaper, he described himself as an entertainer whose music is influenced by his surroundings. His 2009 release, “Heading for a Grammy”, was inspired by Kanye West’s “Jesus Walks”. The experiences he was going through at the time helped shape the scope of the song, which is an ode to self empowerment.
Skales has recorded over 200 songs and collaborated with numerous artists, including eLDee, Jeremiah Gyang, Banky W. and Knighthouse. His well-known songs include “Shake Body”, “Mukulu”, “Keresimesi”, “Komole”, “My Baby”, “Take Care of Me” and “Denge Pose”. Skales established his record label, OHK Music, after departing from Empire Mates Entertainment in May 2014. Skales’ debut album, Man of the Year, was released in 2015.
Skales was born 1 April 1991.
Skales House and Cars
- Must Shine
- Bo Se Se Mi
- Ori Mi
- Be Mine
- Thank God It’s Christmas
- God’s Love
- Meet Me at the Top
- Move Your Body
- Laba Laba
- Mary Jane
- Fall Back
- Eguono (Remix)
- Superstar Remix
- My Money (Remix)
- Oju Kan (Remix)
Skales Net Worth
Skales is one of the richest musicians in Nigeria. His net worth is estimated to be about N300,000,000.
How I slept with a girl inside boyfriend’s car
Nigerian born rapper and singer, Raoul John Njeng-Njeng, popularly known as Skales, has said the weirdest place he ever had sex was like magic. According to him, it was inside a girl’s boyfriend’s car.
The rapper said this while granting an interview on NetTV’s edition of Secret Questions.
He said, “The weirdest place I ever had sex is inside a girl’s boyfriend’s car; it was like magic.”
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Skales, who did not hide anything about his sexual relations in the interview revealed that he lost his virginity at the age of 13.
He said, “I don’t even know when or how must I recall that between age 13 and 15 with an older girl.
“She took me through so many things, she taught me a lot of things and it was needed; the lessons were very essential.”
Talking about his sexual fantasy, he simply stated, “My wildest sexual fantasy is having sex in the aeroplane; sex in a plane is dope.”
He also mentioned that his favourite part of a woman is the buttocks.
Skales said, “My favourite part in a woman is her booty (buttocks)”
The Nigerian rapper did not hide his dislike for the controversial Instagram male Barbie, Bobrisky, when asked to answer the kill, kiss and date question.
Skales said, “I will kill Bobrisky, kiss Toke Makinwa and date Yemi Alade.”
Though the musician stated that he is not ready for a relationship, he confessed to loving ‘bad girls.’
He said, “I’m not in a relationship. I love Simi’s voice, but I love Seyi Shay’s carriage. So, if I’m to date one of the two, I would say Sheyi Shay, because I like bad girls.”
Talking about his career, he said the most annoying thing is when people think he has not gone far in his career.
“It’s crazy when people think Skales has not gone far. For over four years, I have been touring the world.
“I’m not just the type that does a thing and shouts about it. I would start doing that now because I guess the world is beginning to like it and appreciating it, like lately, I have been receiving recognition, especially for the song I did with Major Lazer and Nicki Minaj.”