Bella Shmurda is a Nigerian singer and songwriter from Ikorodu, Lagos.
Bella Shmurda was born Abiola Ahmed Akinbiyi on January 27, 1996, in Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria.
He is the last child from a family of 10 children.
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His journey in the arts began in his early days through being a part of his elementary school band and cultural dance troupe.
He had his early days in Ikorodu, proceeded to have his secondary school studies in Badagry, and earned a degree in History and International Relations from Lagos State University.
Bella Shmurda rose to prominence in 2019 with the release of the song “Vision 2020”, and a follow-up remix which featured Nigerian rapper Olamide.
He is also the leader of Dangbana Republik, a collective of creatives in Lagos providing community and humanitarian contributions.
Bella Shmurda has released several hit songs, including “Cash App”, “Rush”, and “World”.
He has collaborated with several Nigerian artists, including Zlatan, Davido, and Wizkid. Read also: ‘I’m the only one who can make Mohbad’s spirit calm’ – Bella Shmurda says, calls for arrests and justice
Bella Shmurda’s net worth is estimated to be around $500,000.
Awards He Has Won
Bella Shmurda has won several awards in recognition of his music. Here are some of the awards he has won:
Next Rated Male and Street Music of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Nominee for the Next Rated award at the 2021 Headies Awards.
Winner of the Street-Hop Artist award at the 2020 Headies Awards.
Winner of the Street Music Award at the City People Music Awards.
Bella Shmurda’s music has also been nominated for several other awards, including the Soundcity MVP Award.