Lil Kesh whose real name is Keshinro Ololade is a fast growing Nigerian artist, singer, rapper and song writer. He came into the Nigerian music scene with his popular single chart-topping song in Shoki, featuring Davido and Olamide.
He was born on the 14th of March, 1995 in Bariga, Lagos State. He is self-acclaimed street kid who knows what the people want to listen to.
Though not much has been known about his family and his educational background, the Nigerian artiste presently resides in Lekki, Lagos and he was in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Lagos.
His Music Career
Kesh started his musical career in Bariga area of Lagos state. Something that commenced like a joke has today become a force to reckon with in the Nigerian music industry.
His genre of music include Hip-hop, Afropop and Dancehall, the kind of Yoruba Rapper Olamide. He has become the much talked about artiste, gaining more popularity by the day.
The shoki release in 2012 and the unique dance that follows it marked a turning point in his musical journey and subsequent release of his first album YAGI.
Other singles released by Lil Kesh include:
- Bend Down Select
- Apa Mi
- Yagi Girls
- Is it Because I Love You?
Kesh has in short period in music profession nominated four times but earned three prestigious awards, which include:
- 2015 song of the year Shoki Award winner
- Nigerian Teen Choice Award for Celebrity Award.
- Popular song of the year Award by City People Entertainment Awards.
He however lost his 2015 nomination Headies Award. His loss generated lots of criticisms especially from Olamide who blamed it on Headies manipulation.
Kesh is said to be receiving good offers to join record labels, with enticing incentives involving a house and a Mercedes Benz in Lekki area of Lagos.
He is also believed to have established his own music recording studio YAGI, still being managed by YBNL.
His Net Worth
Lil Kesh is a successful Nigerian artiste, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $1 million dollars aside exotic cars.