DNA Twins biography

DNA Twins biography

Blair and Clinton Roberts, popularly known as DNA Twins, are surely one of the most promising young Nigerian artistes. Were there any hardships they had to go through on their way to success? Read this article and find out everything in DNA Twins biography.

DNA Twins

DNA twins: who are they?

Recently, Blair and Clinton Roberts signed to Don Jazzy’s label Mavin Records. Since then, they have been all over the show-business news: everyone wanted to know who these twins are and their success story. So, here is a full biography of DNA twins.

Blair and Clinton Roberts
DNA Twins

The biography of young and promising artists: DNA twins

Blair and Clinton Roberts are identical twins, who were born on the 16th June 1996. Their family was polygamous, and they have eleven siblings. The boys attended Madonna Model Secondary School, Owerri in Imo State. .

They first gained popularity all over Nigeria when they went to audition for the Glo X-Factor competition. An interesting thing about their participation was that they auditioned right after the final exams from secondary school. They became the second band to be evicted from X-Factor, following their predecessors, The SmoothBoiz band.

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DNA Twins - facts from their biography

Even though they did not win the singing competition, they were given a valuable advice by some of the popular Nigerian artists like Burna Boy and Bez. They praised the twins for their great performances on the stage of X-Factor and told them to work hard to achieve their dreams. As for the twins themselves, they declared after their eviction that they were going to use X-Factor and the recognition they gained there as a platform for building a successful career. They also promised that Nigerians and the whole continent will see them and hear their new music in the nearest future.

The twins kept their promise, soon after their participation in the famous musical contest, they released their debut single, called “Mash Up Freestyle.” Their first single was given a lot of praise and attention from the fans.

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DNA brothers

After X-Factor, they tried to participate in other competitions, like “The Voice”. They did not win there too, but it definitely drove a lot of new fans and admirers to them. However, fame had its bad side which the boys, unfortunately had to experience.

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In April 2016, the media found out that the twins were kidnapped by the armed people when they were on their way to Lagos. Of course, the fans became worried for their safety. The kidnappers asked for a 6 million naira ransom for the boys, later increasing the sum to 10 million naira. The family of the boys asked the public for help. Thankfully, the boys were rescued, and their brother publicly announced on his social media that they have safely returned home. However, no one still knows whether the ransom for their release or not.

DNA twins, the band

Trivia about the twins

They are from Imo State, Nigeria. Music has been their passion from the young age and they were inspired by some of the most famous worldwide artists like Michael Jackson and Usher. Among Nigerian singers, they enjoy listening to Wizkid, PSquare, Banky W, Tiwa Savage, and Dare Art Alade. By the way, they have shared the stage with PSquare and Burna Boy once, and it was an unforgettable experience for them.

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The boys have revealed that the name of their band stands for blood DNA, which connects them not only biologically, but musically too – because music is in their blood since they were little. They said X-Factor has changed them. Before the show, they did not expect that performing on the stage is such a hard work. The twins admitted that they have become better at singing, dancing, stage movement, and psychological mindset thanks to their experience on the show.

DNA Twins the voice
DNA Twins on The Voice Nigeria

You have learned the biography of DNA twins, the young artists with very high expectations and ambitions. Hopefully, they will succeed in the future in their career, and most importantly, there will be no more dangerous situations in their lives and career again.

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Source: Legit.ng

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