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Adekunle Gold

Adekunle Gold
Artist
Adekunle Gold
DOB
January 28, 1987
Birth Place
Lagos State
Genres
Afro Highlife
Year activate
2014 - Present
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Adekunle Gold  Biography

Adekunle Kosoko, popularly called Adekunle Gold, may be a Nigerian extravagance singer, composer and graphic designer. AdekunleGold describes his category of music genres as “urban highlife”. His 2014 single “Sade” received large airplay on varied Nigerian radio stations.

His follow-up single, titled “Orente”, conjointly received positive reviews from music critics and customers. In 2015, he was appointed within the Most Promising Act of the Year class at the 2015 city people entertainment Awards.

His 2014 single “Sade” was nominated for Best alternative Song at The Headies 2015.[He holds a higher National diploma in Arts and design from Lagos State Polytechnic In 2015, he was signed to YBNL Nation beneath that he released his debut studio album Gold.

While growing up, adekunle developed an interest in music while paying attention to songs by King Sunny Ade and Ebenezer obey. He became a member of his church’s junior choir throughout his immature years and went on to put in writing his 1st song at the age of fifteen. In 2014, Adekunle went solo when he disbanded a music group he fashioned with an exponent while at school.

Adekunle Gold was dubbed the “King of Photoshop” when posting an emended Photoshop image of him cuddling Tiwa Savage. On 19 December 2014, he released a cover of one Direction’s “Story of My Life” titled “Sade”, that rose to crucial acclaim and went on to be nominated at the 2015 edition of The Headies

After the release of “Sade”, Adekunle released his 1st official single titled “Orente” through YBNL Nation after signing a music contract with the record label on March 5, 2015. He was nominated within the Most Promising Act of the Year category at the 2015 city people entertainment Awards. On 18th July 2016, Adekunle Gold discovered the duvet and tracklist of his debut studio album titled Gold.

The album was a sixteen-track project with musical productions from Pheelz, Masterkraft, B Banks, Sleekamo, Oscar & Seyikeyz. it had been released on 25th July, 3 days before the originally regular date of release. Upon its release, it peaked at #7 on the billboard World Album Chart for the week of 13 August 2016. Moreover, it had been critically reviewed by modern music critics.

Following his departure from YBNL Nation because of the termination of his contract, Adekunle Gold unveiled his band “The 79th Element” in regard to the number of gold. On the 15th of January, 2018, Unity Bank undraped Adekunle Gold as her brand ambassador.