O-Keys, whose real name is Okey Igweamaka, was born in Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos state. He is the fourth child (first son) of seven children.
He grew up in a home that impacted the love of God in his heart. This influenced his decision to preach the gospel via music, using his God-given voice to win souls.
O-Keys draws inspiration from God and this is evident in the lyrics in his songs. He is also multilingual.