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YQ Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth

YQ Biography

Full Name : 
Yakubu Jubril

Nickname : 

Date of Birth : 
August 1, 1986

Place of Birth : 
Oyo State, Nigeria

Occupation : 
Afropop Singer

Net Worth : 

Social Media Handles : 
Instagram: @iam-yq
Twitter: @Jubril-Yq


Yq started his music career in 2002 and in 2003, he formed a band titled “Q-KREST” where they all sang FIRE DANCE. In 2004, they performed at  tetnisik before they went separate ways after which YQ started his own solo career in 2007 when he was just 15 years of age and this was a  year before he released his debut single in 2008. He has collaborated with other talented musicians like; Banky W, Terry G, Jaywon, Vector, Eldee, Mode 9, Ice prince, and many other artists.

Early Life

 YQ is a Nigerian Afropop musician born on the 1st of August, 1986. He is now 36 years old.  He was born in Ibadan, Oyo State, which falls in the southwestern geopolitical zone of Nigeria. But hails from Igala in Kogi state. 


Yq won the best collabo award in 2009, street pop in 2011, NEA in 2009 and 2011, plus Nigeria/Ireland music festival award in 2011.

Social Media Handles

Yq is very active on social media. He has over 93k followers on his Instagram account{@iam-yq} his Twitter account{@Jubril-Yq}and on his tik tok account{@yquzi}.

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