Korede Bello who was once known as “African Prince”, is a fast growing Nigerian artiste, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, recording artist, actor and a model.
He was born on the 29th of February 1996 in Lagos.
Korode Bello had his primary and secondary education in Lagos State. He later holds a Higher National Diploma Certificate HND. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Information Management.
He began his musical career in his secondary school days, encouraged by his father who bought him guitar and paid for his studio session.
Korode who drew his inspiration from 2face Idibia and Asa started music professionally by recording songs in the studio and eventually released his first single, “Forever”. He has since signed to Mavis Records headed by Don Jazzy on 28 February 2014 and changed his stage name from ‘African Prince’ to his real name Korode Bello.
He is handsome, highly talented Nigerian singer who signed to Mavis Records alongside Reekado Banks and Dija by Don Jazzy. Their first single “Dorobucci” was a hit song which became the much talked about in Nigeria and eventually shot Korode and his crew to fame and recognition.
In 2015, he again released another hit single “Godwin”. The song was not only popular in Nigeria but across the globe. The song also earned him an award for best music video at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards and a nomination for best artiste in Nigeria at the Headies Award. The song became top hit song, freely aired at MTV.
Korede Bello Songs
This highly resourceful Nigerian artiste has a number of songs to his credit, some of which include:
- African Princess
- Dorobucci (with Don Jazzy Tiwa Savage, Dr. SID, D’Prince, Reekado Banksand Di’Ja)
- Looku Looku
- Jingle Bell
- Romantic (with Tiwa Savage)
- Mungo Park
- One & Only
- Do Like That
- My People
- Melanin Popping
- Work it and several others.
Korode in his years of singing has earned several awards. They include:
- Best indigenous and revelation of the year Award at Tush All Youth Awards.
- Most wanted Artiste Award at Hype Music Awards.
- 2012 Young Promoter of Cultural Heritage Award at the Gong African News Magazine Awards.
- 2014 Nigeria Teen Choice Awards for Most Promising Music Act To Watch.
- 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards for Best Song of the Year “Godwin”.
- 2015 Best Pop Single “Godwin” at The Headies.
- 2016 Pop Artist of the Year Single“Godwin” at the City People Entertainment Awards.
- 2016 Nigeria Music Video Awards for Best Contemporary Afro Video Single “Godwin”.
He is also a Glo Ambassador, a communication giant in Nigeria. This exotic position is believed to have run into millions of Naira.
His Net Worth
Korode Bello is currently making waves in the music industry in Nigeria, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $600,000 dollars.