Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa-Donus born 21 May 1997, referred to expertly as Joeboy, is a Nigerian artist and songwriter. Discovered by Mr. Eazi record label “emPawa Africa” in 2017. His type of music is that of Afro pop and R&B. He was brought into the world in Lagos State, Nigeria.
Early Life And Career
Mr Eazi-backup track “Fààjí” on October 26, 2018; he utilized his piece of the award he got from emPawa100 to shoot a video for the song. Joeboy’s single “Baby” was delivered on March 1, 2019; it earned 20 million online streams across YouTube and Spotify in 2019. The music video for “Baby” outperformed 31 million perspectives on YouTube. Joeboy delivered the Killertunes-created track “Beginning” on August 15, 2019.
The visualizer music video for “Beginning” outperformed 23 million perspectives on YouTube. In it, he discovers himself creating affections for a companion whose propels he had at first dismissed. Joeboy delivered his official debut extended play Love and Light in November 2019. It was delivered by emPawa Africa and was upheld by the singles “Baby” and “Beginning”. The EP likewise contains the Mayorkun-helped track “Don’t Call Me” and “All For You”.
Joeboy won Best Artiste in African Pop at the 2019 All Africa Music Awards, and Best Pop at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival. He was designated for numerous City People Entertainment Awards and The Headies. Joeboy delivered the Dera-created track “Call” on April 10, 2020.
Described as a “appealing adoration melody”, “Call” is the lead single from his forthcoming introduction studio collection. The TG Omori-coordinated video for “Call” highlights tragic science fiction themes.
On September 23, 2021 Joeboy ‘Alcohol’ was released and broke the internet with it’s viral Tiktok video challenge where lots of internet users displayed crazy actions absorbing different combinations. Some even went to the extend of drinking bleaching agent.
Album And EPs
At the point of this article release Joeboy has only his debut album attached to his name dubbed, ‘Somewhere Between Beauty & Magic (2021)‘ and ‘Love & Light (2019)‘ EP.
Awards And Nominations
Joeboy won the 2019 All Africa Music Awards for ‘Best Artiste in African Pop‘ and 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival for Best Pop Artiste.
He was nominated for the 2019 Headies Award; Next Rated, Best Pop Single/ Song of the Year with for his song, ‘Baby‘, Viewer’s Choice for the song ‘Beginning‘. Also was nominated for City People Music Awards; Popular Song of the Year, ‘Baby‘, Most Promising Act of the Year, Best New Act of the Year, Revelation of the Year.