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Pepenazi Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth

Pepenazi Biography

Full Name : 
Opeyemi Gbenga Kayode

Stage Name : 

Date of Birth : 
16 April 1988

Place of Birth : 
Lagos State, Nigeria

State of Origin : 
Odigbo, Ondo State

Wife : 
Janine Osbourne

Genre : 
Hip hop, AfroPop, Dance hall

Occupation(s) : 
Rapper, songwriter, Preacher

Active Years : 
2012 – present

Record Label : 
Ecleftic Entertainment

Net Worth : 
$3 million.

Social Media Handles : 
Instagram: pepenazi
Twitter: @Pepenazi

Opeyemi Kayode Age

Opeyemi Kayode is 34 years old.

Opeyemi Kayode Personal Life

He got his stage name “Pepenazi” from his school days when he was called Pepe because he was quite garrulous. He remixed the name to Pepenazi which he says stands for ‘People Enjoy Nice and Zealous Instinct’.
The artiste loves the color black and enjoys sit ups as a form of exercise.

Early Life and Education

Pepenazi was born on April 16, 1988, in Lagos State, where he grew up and had his early life, but hails from Odigbo, Ondo State, Nigeria. He had his primary education at Kemeesther Nursery and Primary School in Aguda Surulere, Lagos, and his secondary-school education at Mayflower School in Ikenne, Ogun State, where his growing interest in rap music materialised as he listened to Wyclef Jean, the Notorious B.I.G., P. Diddy, Fat Joe, among others.
At the Federal University of Technology in Akure, Ondo State, where he also cut his first single, he earned a Bachelor of Technology in estate management. Pepenazi took part in the album Futa’s Finnest and won a student election to become the director of socials for the student union. During his National Youth Service Corps; he won the 2013 Airtel NYSC Lagos Camp Freestyle Competition.


Breakout (2012–2014)

In 2012, Pepenazi made his debut on the Nigerian music scene with the release of the rap song “Arose.” It was followed by a video that was made by Bam Tunes. However, Pepenazi took a break from the entertainment industry as a final-year student and joined the National Youth Service Corps, where he won the 2013 Airtel NYSC Lagos Camp Freestyle Competition. He made appearances on two Olamide albums: Baddest Guy Ever Liveth (on “Motivation,” with Ice Prince and Endia) and Street OT (on “Usain Bolt P,” with Lil Kesh and Chinko Ekun).

Opeyemi Kayode Awards

2015 Most promising act of the year at the Scream Award

2015 Industry’s Cynosure of the year at the MAYA Awards

Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Social Media Handles

Instagram: pepenazi
Twitter: @Pepenazi

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