Biography Of Adekunle Idowu @ Idowest: Career, Award & Networth

Full Name: Adekunle Idowu

Stage Name: Idowest     

Born: November 2, 1992 (age 29)
Place of Birth: Lagos
State of Residence: State of Lagos
Nationality: Nigerian
Girlfriend • Wife: Single
Profession: Rapper • Songwriter
Publisher: Davido Music Worldwide
Net Value: $100,000 to $600,000


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Adekunle Idowu was born on November 2, 1992 ,he is a popular Nigerian rapper and songwriter who goes by the stage name of Idowest. The musical act is currently signed to the Davido Music Worldwide label.


He rose to prominence in 2017 after leaving the single Shepeteri.
Adekunle Idowu, known professionally as Idowest, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter who was born and raised in Lagos State, Nigeria.

Idowest is a versatile artist that fans can’t get enough of, he has so far become a force to be reckoned with in the music business, it’s no wonder fans keep searching the internet more.


Idowest grew up with his parents and siblings in Lagos, Nigeria, where he completed his primary education and earned his first school completion certificate. After completing his primary education, he went to IsaleEko Grammar School Oroyinyin in Lagos State, where he earned his high school diploma in West Africa.

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As an emerging artist, Idowest often visits a studio near his home to record singles. When his popularity as a rapper began to grow, he started to receive invitations to perform at local shows and concerts in Lagos.


He took center stage in 2017 after releasing his hit single Shepeteri with Slimcase. In 2018, he contributed to its success by signing a recording contract with Davido Music Worldwide.


Thus, it became part of the DMW family, joining co-labels Peruzzi, Mayorkun, Dremo, Yonda. In December 2020, he released the hit single No Girlfriend No Problem (NPNG). He introduced Zlatan Ibile in the song. At the moment, music is in vogue on major music platforms around the world. It also became a street anthem.

In a career spanning the past five years, Idowest has worked with some of Nigeria’s biggest musical groups including Davido, Olamide, Danagog, Dammy Krane, Jaywon, Peruzzi, and Zlatan Ibile. He is the brand ambassador for cryptocurrency trading company Jeroid Nigeria.


The song omo shepeteri earned Idowest a Street Hop Outstanding Artist nomination at the 2018 Headies Music Awards, which were won by Small Doctor.


Ji Masun, Shepeteri, Lepa Gau, Scarf, Gbese Nle, Eko, BBebe Idowest


He was nominated for Best Street Pop at the Headies Awards in 2018. He lost the award to fellow rapper Small Doctor.


Musician hired by DMW, Idowest has amassed an estimated net worth between $100,000 and $600,000