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Small Doctor Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth

If we are talking about one of the best street pop hop artist then Omo iya teacher must not be left out, Below is the Complete Small Doctor Biography. Age, Education, Early Life also his Net worth and Career.

Small Doctor Biography

Adekunle Temitope Popularly well known as Small Doctor (Iyanu Mashele) is a Nigerian Fuji, afro-pop Singer, songwriter, recording artist, and stage performer, Majority of his songs are sung in Yoruba.

He gained Massive attention after releasing a single in 2015 titled “Mosquito Killer“, a street-pop of his “Street Ambassador” Album and Small Doctor was preceded by the release of another single: “Penalty” which won the award for the “Best Street Hop” at The Headies 2018.


26 years

19 October 1996

Early Life & Education

Small Doctor was born on the 27th of May 1996 In Dopemu in the southwestern part of Nigeria, He hails from Ese Odo, Ilaje in Ondo state.  His mother was a teacher and also owns a school hence the name (Omoiya teacher).

Temitope attended Aina Orosan nursery and primary school then Oniyawa secondary school Dopemu  Lagos and obtained his West African Senior School Certificate. 

He graduated in 2004 and later preceded to the University of Lagos (UNILAG) for his degree but later dropped out due to reasons that are best known to the singer but the singer still expresses optimism about returning to school later. (some source said he want to concentrate on full-time music)

Growing up things were not rosy for the family and had to spend more time in the streets sleeping in Oshodi, Mushin, and Lagos Island bus parks for many years. 


He started singing at a very tender age while still in secondary school, precisely in SS1, and started creating incredible mixtapes and freestyles.

Small doctor started singing since he was a child, mostly gospel songs. Singing in the bathroom and around the house but never had the intention of becoming an artist. 

His mother and brother were parts of the church choir and his mother reputedly told him that he would become a singer one day. 

He started music professionally in 2001 and composed his first track titled “E ma kanramo mi” in 2003.

Small Doctor was unable to get a good job after dropping out of the university, He decided to pursue his career as a musician, he grew up from a poor family,  he was unable to pay for studio sessions he had to struggle and work hard doing a lot of petty jobs to pay for studio sessions.

He rose to fame in 2012 after doing a couple of mix-tapes and freestyles but rose to prominence in 2014 after dropping his first album titled “street ambassador” which became an instant hit in the southwestern part of the country it contained hit songs like “mosquito killer”, “Small Doctor”, “Gbagaun” in which he later featured his mentor Alhaji Alabi Pasuma in the remix version.

Small doctor is also known as “Akeweje”  (someone who brings kids together) a name which he claimed was given to him by his mentor Pasuma a  Fuji legend in Nigeria because of the singer’s popularity among the Kids in his area.

small doctor has worked with so many Nigerian Artists such as the likes of Pasuma Wonder, Reminisce, Ycee, Wizkid, Don Jazzy, Davido, Olamide, Phyno, Dre San, Terry G, Oritse Femi, Seriki, Side One and a couple of other artists.

Net Worth

He has over 2.5million followers on his Instagram Page

Small Doctor is currently one of the richest artists in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $500,000.

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