Name: D Banj @iamdbanj
Real name: Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo
Dbanj is a singer and harmonica born in Zaria Kaduna State Nigeria to a military officer and a church dignitary mother. Dbanj was enrolled to the Nigerian Military School at age eleven and completed his secondary school education at Nigerian Navy Secondary School Ibara Abeokuta.D banjs professional music career began when he travelled to the UK and met the JJC &419; Squad.D banj was initiated into the group alongside Don Jazzy.Don Jazzy and D banj later broke out o f the group to form Mo hits group .Dbanj signed up with Mo Hits Records and released his debut album No Long Thing in 2005 with Tongolo as the lead single and the track that broke him through in the Nigerian Music Industry.In 2006 he released his second album Rundown Funk U Up and third album The Entertainer in July 2008. He is currently working on the release of his fourth album Mr Endowed.In June 2011 Dbanj was signed along with Mo Hits Records to Kanye Wests G.O.O.D Music record label as artiste and producer respectively.In 2012 D banj split from the Mo Hits Record crew and stuck with the G.O.O.D Music family under Kanye West and was signed to Mercury Records.The awards Dbanj has won include Most Promising Male Artist - KORA All African Awards 2005 Artist of the year - Nigerian Music Awards 2006 Best African Act - MTV Europe Music Awards 2007 Best Special Effects - 2007 Channel O Music Video Awards Artist of the Year - MTV Africa Music Awards 2008 Best Male MTV Africa Music Awards 2008 Artist of the Year - MTV Africa Music Awards 2009 Best International Act - Africa BET Awards 2011 Best African Act MOBO Awards 2012.