The name African China stands for “African Children Have Ideas Natural for African”. African China was born in the ghetto called Orile in Lagos, Nigeria. He completed his secondary education at Iganmu High School and his primary education at Metropolitan Primary School. He is from Imo state and is the last child of his mother.
African China started music in 1985 at the age of seven and went fully into music at the age of 18 in 1996, after completing secondary school. He received his first award at the Nigerian International Song Festival before releasing his debut album “Crisis” that later went on to win many more awards like: Best Reggae/ Reggae dancehall at the Fanta Fame musical award, 2003 merit award, Unfication Peace Award from the OPC, 1st Nigerian Entertainment award and more.
African China describes his music as “Pidgin Reggae/dancehall”, with his inspiration being people on the street and God.
Birth Name: Chinagorom Onuoha