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Bella Shmurda! The Visionary Artist!: Our Man Crush Monday Pick

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Abiola Ahmed Akinbiyi, popularly known as Bella Shmurda, is our featured Man Crush Monday (MCM) artist this week! Born on January 27, 1996, Bella Shmurda has quickly risen to prominence in the Nigerian music scene, captivating audiences with his soulful melodies and meaningful lyrics.

Early Life and Musical Journey

Hailing from Ikorodu, Bella Shmurda’s passion for music was evident from a young age. Despite coming from a polygamous family, he immersed himself in the arts, participating in his elementary school band and cultural dance troupe. His musical journey continued through secondary school in Badagry, ultimately leading him to pursue a bachelor’s degree in History and International Relations from Lagos State University.

Rise to Stardom

Bella Shmurda’s breakthrough came in 2019 with the release of his hit single “Vision 2020,” followed by a remix featuring Olamide. This collaboration propelled him into the spotlight, earning him recognition as a talented singer and songwriter. Bella’s debut EP “High Tension,” released in January 2020, further solidified his position as a rising star in the industry.

Musical Achievements

In addition to “Vision 2020,” Bella Shmurda has released several other chart-topping songs, including “Cash App” featuring Zlatan. His talent has garnered him nominations for prestigious awards such as The Headies and City People Entertainment Awards. Bella’s international recognition grew with wins at the Global Music Awards Africa and his participation in the YouTube Foundry Programme.

Bella’s Latest Single

Philanthropic Initiatives

Beyond his musical endeavors, Bella Shmurda is dedicated to giving back to his community. He has sponsored a pre-schooler with an elementary school scholarship and initiated a program to feed destitute persons in the Ojo community on his birthday.

Future Prospects

Bella Shmurda’s rise to prominence exemplifies the power of talent, determination, and philanthropy. As he continues to captivate audiences with his soulful melodies and meaningful lyrics, Bella Shmurda’s influence on the Nigerian music scene is undeniable. Stay tuned for more exciting developments from this visionary artist!

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Written by: Boluwatife

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