The ‘Am In Love’ crooner Harrysong has been an inspiration to many young aspiring artistes both within and outside Nigeria (Western Africa majorly). In an interview he granted to entertainment journalists, he described how he was dumped by the girl he loved so much while he was living in Port Harcourt, one of Nigeria’s the oil rich region of Rivers state. He recounted how he was dumped because he had no money, even though he was pursuing his musical career, no one ever believed in him.
To further fine-tune career, he packed his baggage and moved down to Lagos, kept the hustle on until he got signed to Five Star Music Records.
His biography in full;
Harrison Tare Okiri, better known by his stage name Harrysong, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and instrumentalist who rose to fame after his tribute song to Nelson Mandela won the “Most Downloaded Callertune Award” at The Headies 2013.
His real name Harrison Tare Okiri, born March 30, 1981, better known by his stage name Harrysong, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and instrumentalist who rose to fame after his tribute song to Nelson Mandela won the “Most Downloaded Callertune Award” at The Headies 2013.
The Five Star music star Harrysong, born in Warri,Delta State, Nigeria to Ijaw parents but moved to Lagos in 2007 after spending some of his early life in Port Harcourt. Though his parental background seems a bit twisted, though separated, his father and mother never realized they were Siblings (brother and sister) until Harrysong was born, this is actually a story for another day.
Prior to signing to QuestionMark Entertainment, Harrysong used to perform at night clubs until he met Kcee who introduced him to top music personalities. He is rumored to be the man behind most of Kcee’s songs, better put, he is the songwriter for Five Star music records.
In 2014, Harrysong was nominated in the “Best Pop/R&B Artist of the Year” category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards after the release of his chart-topping song “Better Pikin”.
Harrysong: Biography in Summary
|REAL NAME||Harrison Tare Okiri|
|STAGE NAME||Harrysong Also known as Mr Songs|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 30 1981|
|GENRE OF MUSIC||Dancehall, Afro-pop, Highlife|
|RECORD LABEL||Five Star Records|
|ENDORSEMENT DEAL||Gala (UAC Foods)|
|NET WORTH||1.6Million US Dollars|
Harrysong: Net Worth, Cars and House (Photos)
Harrysong’s net worth looking back about how he was dumped by his ex-girlfriend in his suffering days even though she is begging to come back into his life, today Harrysongs boasts of being a billionaire! Lol! Well maybe that’s one of those big talks artistes are used to but honestly he is a made man!
His music label Five Star music record label are known for exotic and flamboyant lifestyle and Harrysong isn’t left out. Harrysong in 2013 received a powerful duplex and a 2013 Toyota Camry as part of his record deal with the record label.
The well-built artiste in 2014 acquired a brand new Hummer H2 worth over 15million, Black 2013 BMW X6, a white 2013 super charge Range Rover, a Bentley GT Continental, aren’t the cars exotic? he’s truly a guy with taste despite the fact he and his music label mate Kcee are accused of releasing beer parlor songs.
He enjoyed commercial success in his musical career which earned him an endorsement deal with Gala sausage, a product of UAC Foods Nigeria on 1st of January 2016, his first endorsement deal actually, which was borne out of the hit song Reggae Blues, where he sang ‘Share the Gala, Share the booze’ as part of the lyrics, in which he featured popular Nigerian heavyweights like Olamide, Iyanya, Kcee and Orezi!
Harrysong is worth 1.6million US Dollars according to Forbes estimates. See more pics after the cut