Where is Phyno from in Nigeria? Enugu State is his birth state in Nigeria. He was raised there and got his nickname from there. What is Phyno? It`s short for phenomenal! It`s true that his phenomenal music makes people makes him appeal to a lot of people. His life was not easy. He was one of the five children in the family. He had to find his own path to fame.
Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike the ‘Man of the year’, Phyno. Starting up as a producer in 2003, a decade of passion and hard work has seen the “Ghost Mode” rapper/producer move from ‘underground hype’ to a household name in Nigeria.
Rapping Career His first music debut was in 2012 with the album “No Guts No Glory.” He managed to feature several Nigerian singing superstars in this album. Runtown, M.I, P-Squire, Olamide, Stormrex – they were all featured in the “No Guts No Glory” album. He also worked as a promoter for several Nigerian superstars. “No Guts No Glory” featured a song from Olamide – a Yoruba rap star. His single “Ghost Mode” became a hit in 2012. Other songs also made it to the top charts of Nigeria, like “Man of the Year.”
Phyno Media Scandal Is there any celebrity without scandal?
Phyno is not an exception. He was noticed for at least two scandals in his career: ♥ In 2014, a young woman named Rita Edmund called the rapper thr father of her unborn child. This story was publicized in newspapers. Still, Phyno did not confirm that he was responsible for the woman’s pregnancy. Rita Edmund tried to find any media support, but her story was quickly forgotten. ♥ Is Phyno gay? Fans started asking this question in 2014. The basis for this rumors was a picture in social media where he was kissing Kcee. He later explained that the picture angle was wrong. He did not kiss this guy. All accusations that he is gay are just rumours!
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Having produced for the likes of Timaya, Flavour, Ruggedman, 2Shotz, Bracket, J Martins and Mr. Raw, Phyno found his way around the industry and decided to move to Lagos in 2007 so as to increase his impact.
By 2010, the eccentric producer decided to try his hands on the other side of the booth, starting his own Rap career, and Indigenous Igbo Rap has never been so cool ever since. The multiple hits to his credit as a producer and rapper, Phyno is putting final touches on his official debut album “No Guts, No Glory” slated to drop before the end of 2013.
Phyno grew up in Enugu and also schooled in Enugu and graduated from IMT (Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu) with a degree in Public Administration. This man of the year hails from Anambra state and also he is the 4th child in a family of 5