It is no secret that Nigeria is the home of many talented artistes, but who is the youngest musician in Nigeria? Find out about the Nigerian music artist, whose talent was evident from the crib. You will not believe it when you find out the age of this young prodigy!
Who is the youngest Nigerian musician?
Now, a lot of people who have become successful Nigerian musicians started out on their path to greatness at a young age. Davido became involved with music when he was in the University, while Wizkid started performing when he was just 11 years old. However, neither of these artists even come close to the youngest musician in Nigeria.
The person we are going to talk about today has taken the Nigerian music industry by storm, as this little guy has been attracting fans and breaking hearts since he was four. Of course, we are talking about none other than singer, composer, actor and dancer Ozzy Bosco. Let us tell you a little bit about Ozzy’s journey to becoming the youngest musician in Nigeria.
How Ozzy Bosco became Nigeria’s youngest musician
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Oziomachukwu Favour Mojekwu, who most people know as OzzyBee or Ozzybosco Wonderkid, was born on January 7, 2007. When he was only four years of age back in 2011, he has managed to win Nigerian Kids Got Talent, which was definitely a major step on his way to becoming a star. Using his win to its fullest potential, OzzyBosco rode his wave of fame, booking shows left and right, which allowed him to gain popularity very quickly.
Since then, he has had over 300 stage performances, recorded more than a dozen songs and shot 6 music videos. OzzyBosco has collaborated with such big names in Nigerian music industry as Olamide, Lamboginny, Terry G, Rugged Man, Flavour and many more.
OzzyBee has managed to win almost 200 awards (at least according to his website, ozzybosco.com). His accolades include the ‘Youngest Nigerian Musician’, ‘Bes Gospel Child Act’, ‘Best Video by Minor’, ‘Most Promising Artiste of the Year’ and many more.
What is more, he is the youngest musician to receive 3 chieftaincy titles: ‘Omenanwata Igbo’ or ‘Young Achiever’, ‘Nwachimere Eze’ or ‘A child who was crowned king by God’, and ‘Nwatakwocha Aka Ndigbo’ or ‘A child who washes hands well dines with the kings’.
OzzyBosco’s fame is growing by the day, and he is currently an ambassador for the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and Tigo Milk by CWAY Food and Beverages. We are certain that this list will only grow over the years.
In addition to his success in music, OzzyBee is also quite successful in his studies. He consistently scores above 90% in his classes, and he has been the best student in Fine Arts for several years in a row at Chrisland School. In addition to that, he served as Art Master and Class Captain, as well as Health Master as a part of his ambassadorial duties before LAWMA, which sensitize children of Lagos State and teach them about environmental sanitation.
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OzzyBosco’s compassion for others has no bounds, which is why he participates in several humanitarian campaigns that are part of his own NGO by the name of ‘OzzyBosco Smile Foundation’ (OSF). He constantly visits orphanages and schools to support children financially and emotionally, and he also performs for the kids to show them his love. Since his 10th birthday, he took up a tradition to celebrate his special day with those who face challenging life conditions.
So far, OzzyBee has been on the rise, and he still has his whole life ahead of him. Taking into account that he is only 11 at this time, there is nothing much to say about him, but what we have already told you is incredibly impressive for someone that young. We cannot wait to see what else he has in store for us and wish him many more years of his successful career in music.