Nollywood Alive Music Artiste Of The Week – Adekunle Gold

Adekunle Gold burst into the music scene and was quickly Known for his hit song “Sade”, Adekunle Kosoko goes by the stage name Adekunle Gold

He is a Nigerian music artiste, songwriter and graphics designer who first gained recognition through photoshopping different celebrities.

Adekunle Gold was born on the 28th if January 1987 in Lagos state. He graduated from the Lagos state polytechnic where he holds a degree in arts and designs.


The highlife singer was a member of a musical group when he was still in school and he wrote his first song at 15years. In 2014, he called it quits with his group to become a solo artiste. He released his first song titled ‘Sade’.

While trying to do music as a solo artiste, he gained more recognition through his very attractive skills in photoshop.

Music was his first love, so he used the recognition gotten from photoshopping to push music and it worked. In 2015, he released another song titled ‘Orente’ after he was signed to YBNL spearheaded by Olamide Baddo.

He was applauded for such a brilliant song. In 2016, he was moved to release his first album that had in it, 15 tracks titled ” Gold”.

After having an amazing time with the record label, he left after his contract expired. He started his own  production in 2018, “The 79th Element.”

Adekunle Gold has won numerous amounts of awards ranging from Best Song, Best New Act to Album of the Year at the Headies, Nigeria Entertainment Awards and City People Awards, respectively.

He is responsible for hit songs such as; Orente, Pick Up, No Forget, Ariwo ko, Work, Call On Me and many more.

Adekunle got married to another Nigerian super talented singer and songwriter, Simi earlier in the year 2019.

Adekunle Gold is a very talented artiste who works so hard to earn his spot in Nigeria Music Industry and constantly pushing and challenging himself to be better with a unique and refined voice.

That is why he is our artiste if the week.

 

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