Ogu Excel Chidera professionally known as ‘Arred’ is a Nigerian recording artist and songwriter based in Lagos, Nigeria. Born on 17 th April 1993, fourth son of his parent with three older brothers and a younger sister. He grew up in Owerri Nigeria. Where he had his early primary and secondary school education. He moved on to study Environmental Technology at the federal university of Technology Owerri. Arred forayed into music at a very young age in his church. As a chorister, he explored the depth of his passion for music and learnt basics as well as nitty- gritty of making beautiful sounds. With his background, talent and originality, Arred is rightly placed to carve an envious niche for himself with a growing array of fans whom he prefer to call ‘Rred Nation’ in a music industry that is densely populated. His passion for music professionally started in his secondary school days, incorporating elements ofAfrican music, Afro beats, R&B, jazz and soul.
He regularly recorded songs and learnt how to play the guitar which he experimented with various fusion of afrobeats and sounds that reflects the indigenousness and dexterity of the African music style. As a recording artist, Arred is housed under a record label company- SK Records. He is currently working on creating and delivering more of this aptitude to inspire and impress every musically inclined individual that appreciate good music. And to put a face to the name (ARRED). he had released quite number of singles since 2013 till date.
With the aid of YouTube videos and online courses, he began to produce his own music, mixing and mastering. Go check out his newest release entitled ‘ DANCE’ Produced by cheepho beatz, this track is sure to ignite fire on dance- floors and hit playlists across the world, as Arred urges listeners to dance up a storm.