Buzzing Afro-fusion act CKay has revealed that he will be performing his new single on "The Tonight Show," hosted by Jimmy Fallon.
Nigerian buzzing singer, songwriter and performer Chukwuka Ekweani, popularly known as CKay, will be performing at the iconic "The Tonight Show" starring ace American comedian and host Jimmy Fallon.
The iconic show, which dates back to as far as 1954, is a late-night talk show that also includes guest interviews and musical performances. CKay, whose afro-pop single 'Love Nwantiti' is currently buzzing on a global scale, will be performing at the show on Friday December 3rd, 2021.
Announcing the news on his Instagram page, the singer also made it known that he would be performing his new song on the show. He wrote:
catch me on the tonight show with @jimmyfallon this friday! i’ll be performing my new single too! 👀💜✨
Born to Dr. & Mrs Ekweani in Kaduna State, Chukwuka, Ekwean a.k.a Ckay is of Anambra state origin. His earliest contact with music was at age 7, where he was introduced to the art of music by his father who was at the time a choir conductor in the church. He began producing & writing music at age 13.
In 2014, Ckay relocated to Lagos and began working with Chocolate City Music as a production intern in early 2015, while there he worked at the studio until later in the same year he was signed Loopy Music which merged with Chocolate City when MI became the C.E.O. His production debut was “Third Mainland Bridge” which featured MI &Moti Cakes on the TICBN vol. 1 album.
He was also featured by MI on “The box” with Pryse- Illegal Music 3
Following many productions and songwriting for various artistes within and outside the label, his skill got the acknowledgements of the A&R’s and the value of Ckay as an artist was beginning to shine through.
He officially was approached with the offer and signed to the label in August 2016.