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Tekno

Biography

Overview

Often referred to as "Tekno" or "Alhaji Tekno", Miles is the youngest member of the Made Men Music Group (Triple MG). He's often referred to as the "Chris Brown of Nigerian music" due to his talent as a singer and dancer. He's from a family of 1 sister and 4 brothers from Ebonyi State.

Birth Name: Augustine "Miles" Kelechi

Born: December 17, 1992

Genre: Afrobeats/Afropop

Augustine

Augustine "Miles" Kelechi - Tekno

How it all began

Tekno has been playing the piano from the tender age of 8 under his father. His father plays the guitar so, he started learning from him before he got him enrolled in a music class where he went on to learn how to play other instruments like drums and guitar.

He was initially signed under K.Money before signing with Triple MG. In 2013, Tekno released his first single titled Holiday under K-Money Entertainment. The song featured vocals from Davido. Holiday received massive airplay on radio and TV and placed Tekno on the Nigerian musical map.

Made Men Music

Made Men Music Group (MMMG), a Nigeria based record label CEO-ed by Ubi Franklin, and Iyanya is a lead artist of the label. Tekno joined this record label in Oct. 2013. He signed under the label and released songs like Dance and Anything. In 2014, the group also released a compilation album titled The Evolution. Other acts under the Made Men Music Group include; Selebobo, Emma Nyra, and Baci.

Duro (Wait)

Tekno released another single titled Duro on June 18, 2015. Duro was produced by DJ Coublon. This song became a hit and received airplay on radio and television stations. Similarly, this song was positively received across Africa and the United States, and it topped several charts in Nigeria and on international charts. In November 2015, he recorded and released the remix version featuring Phyno and Flavour N’abania. Duro debuted at number 5 on Capital XTRA’s Afro beats Chart Top 10 for September 2015.

Some Tekno Songs

Alhaji Tekno has recorded and released numerous music/songs and we have a list of them here:

  • Holiday, 2013
  • Onye Ne Kwu ft Ice Prince, 2013
  • Dance, 2014
  • Shoki, 2014
  • Go Low, 2014
  • Mess, 2014
  • Zima, 2014
  • Jonzing, 2014
  • Anything, 2014
  • Duro, 2015
  • Maria, 2015
  • Wash, 2015
  • Where, 2016
  • Pana, 2016
  • Rara, 2016
  • Yawa, 2017
  • Be, 2017
  • Samantha, 2017
  • Go, 2017
  • Mama ft Davido, 2017
  • Only, 2017
  • Your Love, 2018
  • Jogodo, 2018
  • Choko, 2018
  • Body ft Kizz Daniel, 2018
  • Woman, 2019
  • Don’t jealous me, 2019
  • Freak Me, 2019
  • Uptempo, 2019

Records Produced By Tekno

As a Producer, some of the best songs that came out of this role include;

  • Show by Victoria Kimani, 2014
  • Feeling You by Rima ft. Tekno, 2015
  • Pray for You by Lynxx ft. Tekno, 2015
  • Boss by Ice Prince, 2015
  • Last Station by Stoneboy ft. Tekno, 2016
  • If by Davido, 2017
  • Catch You by Flavour, 2017
  • Silika by Madee Ft Tekno, 2017
  • Go by Tekno, 2017
  • Green Light by DJ Cuppy ft. Tekno
  • Jogodo by Tekno, 2018

Tekno's Awards & Nominations

  • Best New Act of the Year, Nigeria Entertainment Award, 2014
  • Best Pop Extra Video, 9th Nigeria Music Video Awards, 2015
  • The Best New Act, MTV Africa Music Awards, 2016
  • African Video Of The Year, MTV Africa Music Awards, 2016

Tekno's Personal Life

Tekno is in a relationship with a singer and dancer, Rachel Akosua Garton professionally known as Lola Rae. They welcomed a child in 2018.

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