Name: Churchill @thisischurchill
Real name: Churchill Junior Ogoke
Churchill originally wanted to be a footballer, but eventually fell back on music. He used to be a member a group called rappers dictionaries before they all went their separate ways.
The first DJs Churchill ever met when he fully started his carrier in Lagos was DJ Humility and snoop damager who took it upon themselves to play his first two singles titled Psycho and Alaye from his promo CDs titled Talk About Me. Churchill was already known as a musician in Kano state. Though Churchill was not signed to any Record Label, he was determined to make his mark in the Nigerian Music industry with the release of two music videos for his songs Alaye and Shine Shine Bobo.
Shopping directed by Mex Factor was another video that got good airplay on TV stations across the country. Following the release of Shopping, Churchill released his debut album titled Water Pass Fire in May 2010. The album features artistes like the late Dagrin, Chuddy K, Cartier, Mallam Spicy, and Sound Sultan. It features work from producers like Jaysleek, Micon, Minimax, candybeat and ND.
Oluwa Is Involved is his latest release and it feature energetic Badman Floss. The song is already getting good reviews from critics as a leaked version reached some members of the public. This, however is the official release from Churchill Records and will definitely get the attention of the clubs and radio stations.
Churchill is currently working his mixtape titled You Donâ€™t Know Me. The release date will be communicated soon. When Churchill is not recording or performing, he enjoys playing video games, playing football and watching movies.