Modupe Ola, popularly known by her stage name Mo'Cheddah, is a Nigerian-born singer, rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. Modupe released her first studio album known as Franchise Celebrity in 2010 under the Knighthouse Entertainment record label.
Mo'Cheddah is not a new name in the Nigerian music industry. She has become a major force in the Nigerian hip-hop world and is highly sought after for collaborations by A-List artists. Some of her popular songs are Destinambari, Survive, and If You Want Me among others.
Mo'Cheddah profile summary
- Full name: Modupe-Oreoluwa Oyeyemi Ola
- Date of birth: 16th October 1990
- Place of birth: Lagos, Nigeria
- Age: 30 years (as of 2020)
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Ethnicity: Black
- Marital status: Married
- Spouse: Prince Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi
- Profession: Singer, rapper, songwriter, fashion designer
Mo'Cheddah was born on 16th October 1990 in Lagos, Nigeria. She is the second-youngest kid in a family of five children. However, she has not revealed much information about her parents.
She started her education at the University of Lagos Staff School in Yaba Lagos for her primary education. Afterward, she joined our Lady of Apostles Yaba for her secondary education. She later joined the University of Lagos for a degree in Creative Arts.
Mo'Cheddah started to explore her creative side when she was only 12 years. Initially, she was interested in acting but later shifted to singing.
She signed a record deal with Knighthouse Entertainment where she released her debut studio album, Franchise Celebrity, in 2010. The album was followed by a 2019 promotional single known as If You Want Me.
After working with the label for a while, she left and founded her record label known as Mocheddah Music in February 2012. Since then, she has released several songs and studio albums as follows:
- Coming for You featuring May D
- Tori Olorun
- Destinambari featuring Phyno
- My Time
- Ko Maa Roll
- If You Want Me featuring Othello
- Let Me Love You
- No Be Money
- In The Morning
- Follo Follo Master
- Free Worship
- Have Yourselves
- Wole Pelu Change Interlude
- Outro (Thank You)
- Best Friend featuring Willy Banf
- Follow Follow
- What's Your Fuuji
- 8 Days
- Free Worship
- Santa Clause
- See Me featuring Phenom
- Silent Night
- Thank Your Master
- Finesse featuring Millie
- 2010 - Franchise Celebrity
- 2015 - Bad
Awards and nominations
Modupe's hard work and talent has been recognized and well-received by many. She has won several awards and nominations during various events. They include:
- 2nd Place winner with Knighthouse at the Hennessy Artistry 2009 Competition
- 2010 - MTV Africa Music Awards as the Best New Artist (Winner)
- 2010 - Channel O Music Video Awards as the Best Female Video (Winner)
- 2011 - The Headie in Hip Hop World Revelation of the Year (Nominee)
- 2014 - ELOY Awards as the Female Music Artist for the song Destinambari (Nominee)
- Nominee for the Next Rated Artist award at the Hip-hop World Awards
Mo'Cheddah child and husband
The super-talented singer Modupe-Oreoluwa Oyeyemi tied the knot with her longtime partner Prince Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi in Nigeria. The duo had dated for 10 years before exchanging vows.
The couple was engaged in 2017 but sealed the relationship in a traditional wedding on Wednesday, 30th May 2018. The couple's family members and close friends were the only people who attended Mo'Cheddah wedding.
They have been speculations of the star having a child because of her glow. However, she has not come forward to deny or confirm the rumours.
Mo'Cheddah net worth
Modupe has been in the entertainment industry since her teenage hood. She has had a successful career as an actress, singer, rapper, and fashion designer. All these career and business ventures have seen her accumulate a significant amount of wealth. However, her net worth is not yet known by the public.
Mo'Cheddah is a name that rings nostalgic bells for followers of the Nigerian music industry. She has remained a big name since the mid-2000s when the pop scene was evolving as a mainstream genre. Modupe Ola is an inspiration to young artists who would love to follow in her steps.
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