Chinedu Okoli known better by his stage name Flavour N’abania is no doubt a talented singer, dancer, song writer, instrumentalist and performer.
The Nigerian singer who hails from Umunze in Orumba South LGA of Anambra State, Was born on the 23rd November 1983 in Enugu State.
Flavour is the first son of a large family of four siblings and seven step siblings. Although his parents never supported his musical ambition, but he was ready to see it through.
The singer who sings fluently in his native Igbo Language started his music career at the age of 13, when he started to play for his church choir. The resident pastor at the church, introduced him to the CEO of SoundCity Communications Mr Chris I Odor who had just started a music company aimed at training young talented musicians to become professionals.
Flavour was awarded an educational scholarship by the company in 1996 to study Music and by 1999 he had began to play the drum and keyboard professionally. He also provided back up vocals for other Musicians at Soundcity at the time.
The Singer who is popular for his hit single ‘Nwa Baby (Ashewo Remix)’ is currently signed to 2nite Entertainment Music Label.
He released his debut album in 2005 titled N’ abania through Obaino music. The album which saw Flavour collaborating with Mr Raw on the Lead single N’ abania was mainly successful in the eastern part of the Country.
2010 saw the release of his second studio album titled ‘Uplifted’ which shot the singer to Lime Light. The Album had singles such as ‘Nwa baby( Ashewo Remix)’, ‘Adamma’ and ‘Oyi Remix’ featuring Tiwa Savage.
His third studio Album ‘Blessed’ was released on 18th October 2012 by 2nite Entertainment and IROCKING LTD. The album had singles like ‘Baby Oku’, ‘Ada Ada’, ‘Chinny baby’, and ‘Black is Beautiful’. He released a fourth Album in December 2014 titled ‘Thankful’. The 22 track Album had songs like ‘Ololufe’ ft Chidinma, ‘Wake up call’ ft Wande Coal, ‘Golibe’, and ‘Wiser’ ft Phyno and MI.
The Singer who is known for having Beauty Queens as his ‘Baby Mama’ has a daughter with ex face of Delta Soap Sandra Okagbue and ex Beauty Queen and Actress Anna Ebiere Banner.
The singer has won many Awards and recognition including the 2012 Nigeria Entertainment Award for the best indigenous artiste, same year he won the Channel O Music Video Award for the Best R;n;B Video with ‘Oyi Remix’ ft Tiwa Savage. 2013 was a big year for Flavour as the Hit single ‘Ada Ada’ received Four (4) awards at the Nigeria Music Video Award for Video of the year, best use of costume, Best high life Video and best indigenous concept. In 2014 he won the MTV Africa Music Award for the Best Live Act, Same year he Won the African Muzik Magazine Award for the best traditional artiste and Best Video of the year with ‘Ada Ada’. He also won the Best Video of the Year at the City People Entertainment Award with ‘Ada Ada’. The singer has over 35 nominations and has Won Over 15 of them.
FLAVOUR: NET WORTH, CARS AND HOUSE (PHOTOS)
Flavour has bagged numerous endorsement deals, he is the brand ambassador for Flat tummy tea a weight loss company, he is also the brand ambassador of Nigeria Breweries Life Beer and Energy Drink Bullet. He also has an endorsement with telecommunications giant MTN Nigeria.
The Singer is known to lead an Exotic lifestyle and has in his fleets of cars ranging from a black Mercedes Benz G-wagon worth over 40million Naira, a Land Rover Automobile and a 2012 BMW X6 both costing about 25million and 18million respectively.
Flavour’s house is a description of complete luxury. The singer also has a Mansion in Lekki Phase 1 on the Island. In 2012, the singer joined the list of club owners when he launched ‘2nite club’ a night club in the heart of Enugu State. See photos of his house and cars including is Night Club (2nite Club) He is estimated to be worth $10 million (over 5Billion Naira).