It’s Pisces Season! From Olamide to Yemi Alade, Here’s the List of Nigerian Musicians Born in March
Birthdays are those special days when we get to reflect on the beauty of life either for ourselves or our loved ones. In this case, the loved ones are represented by members of the Nigerian music industry who have constantly entertained us and by so doing, have earned a place in our hearts. It’s the third month of the year and it’s officially Pisces season, are you curious about which of your favourite musicians fall under this Zodiac? Well here’s a list of Nigerian musicians born in March:
1. K1 De Ultimate: While the actual Nigerian industry is barely three decades old, K1 has however established himself as an icon in it, with his music spanning decades to remain relevant now. Full name Olasunkanmi Wasiu Ishola, K1 was born in 1957 and will be turning 64 on the 3rd of March.
2. Rex Lawson: This is one name that might be unknown to many Gen Zs and even Millennials as Rex’s heydays were in the 60s, as one of the musicians regaling Nigerians with highlife tracks. The late Rex was born on the 4th of March 1938 so if you make mention of his birthday to your parents, they’re bound to tell you some stories of how his music was the soundtrack of their youth.
3. Praiz: In the American state of Minnesota, the 6th of February is celebrated as ‘Praise Adejo Day’ but the Afrosoul musician will actually be turning 37 on the 8th of March.
4. Yemi Alade: She might be popularly known as Mama Africa, and this is because Yemi Alade has become more than just a Nigerian star but a global megastar with fans all over the continent. As a result, when she turns 32 on the 13th of March, all of Africa will join in celebrating her.
5. Lil Kesh: The Nigerian unofficial poster boy for, the ‘young and getting it’ movement, Lil Kesh will be turning 26 on the 14th of March.
6. Olamide: In approximately a decade, Olamide Adedeji has unlocked music industry godfather status, so come the 15th of March, do not be surprised if radio stations and music video stations decide to celebrate him with their selections.
7. Sarz: Sarz is not only a music-producing maestro but also the only good thing to be named thus. The producer will be turning 32 on the 17th of March and will once again be recognised as a major player in the Nigerian music scene.
8. Terry G: He might no longer be in the public eye, but Terry no one can deny that Terry G has given us hits upon hits. The energetic singer who showed us the freedom in madness will be turning 34 on the 17th of March.
9. Orezi: March 28 will be a good day to remember Orezi who entertained us with his interesting take on afrobeats on records such as Shuperu, You Garrit among others as he will turning three decades and five years old.
10. Harrysong: The witty singer is set to marry his longtime girlfriend come the 27th of March and will be celebrating his Ruby jubilee three days after as he turns 40.
From Olamide, to K1 to Yemi Alade, these are the Nigerian musicians that will be rocking Pisces season and in some cases, Aries season as they turn a year older in March. Which are your favourites and who will you be celebrating with? Let’s know in the comments section.