One of the prominent young faces in the Nigerian music industry is Bella Shmurda. The 25-year-old hip-hop star has made great advances in the music industry in a short time. His story is like one who rose from grass to grace after the remix of his song ‘Vision 2020’ which he sang with the Baddo Master, Olamide himself in 2019.
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In this article, carmart.ng shines the spotlight on one of Naija’s fast-rising music artists- Bella Shmurda.
Bella Shmurda Profile
|Real name||Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed|
|Date of birth||27 January 1997|
|Country of Origin||Okokomaiko Lagos, Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|Source of Wealth||Endorsement, Music|
|Labels||Win More Empire|
Bella Shmurda Biography And Education
Bella Shmurda is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. His stage name is Bella Shmurda, however, his real name is Akinbiyi Abiola Ahmed. Born on the 27th of January in 1997, He was born in Okokomaiko, Ojo area of Lagos State, Nigeria. His mother, Mrs Adeola Agbeke Aribike is the Head Teacher of the Lagos State University Staff School, and also a lecturer. He has a younger brother named Teslim, who is a professional dancer who must have featured in some of his music videos.
He had his primary and secondary school education in Lagos State and grew up with his family. His primary education was at Lagos State University staff school while his secondary school education was at Badagry Grammar School
Bella Shmurda bagged a degree in History and International Relations at the prestigious Lagos State University.
Bella Shmurda Real Age
As of 2022, Bella Shmurda is 25 years old. He was born on the 27th of January, 1997.
Bella Shmurda Music Career
From a very young age, Bella Shmurda discovers his love and talent for music. He began with freestyling, after which he uploaded some of his freestyle videos on social media. Bella Shmurda released his first single in 2013, and since then he has been releasing different songs.
Bella Shmurda has faced ups and downs in his music career. He had to combine both his music with studying in school. His big break in the music industry happened when he released the remix of his song ‘Vision 2020’ with Olamide, the YBNL boss in 2019. Vision 2020 was originally released in 2018, however, it didn’t make many waves in the Naija music scene. However, the remix was a banger that brought the young artist into the limelight.
Moving forward, Bella Shmurda released another hit single with Zlatan Ibile in a song titled Cash App. He has been nominated and even won several awards since he made his big breakthrough in the Nigerian music industry.
He is currently signed to OneWorld Records. The record label has close ties with Olamide’s YBNL Records.
Bella Shmurda is also a philanthropist. He is often seen helping the less privileged and destitute.
Bella Shmurda Songs
Here is a list of Bella Shmurda’s songs; singles and EP.
- Vision 2020 (2018)
- Only You (2019)
- Adura (2020)
- One Touch (2019)
- Dagbana Orisa (2020)
- Cash App (2020)
- Colodia Drive Us (2020)
- Cash Out (2020)
- Polongo (2020)
- From the ‘High Tension’ EP (2020)
- Ginger Me
- Sho Mo Mi
- Vision 2020 (remix)
- High Tension 2.0 EP Released in 2021
- Soldier Go
- Out There
- Far Away
- Party Next Door
Bella Shmurda Awards and Nominations
- Nominated for the Headies Award for the next rated in 2020
- Won the awards “Next Rated Male” and “Street Music of the Year” at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2020
- Nominated for the “Revelation of the Year” award in 2020
- Inducted into the 2021 YouTube Foundry Programme.
- Nominated for the “Next Rated” award at the Headies Awards.
Bella Shmurda Net Worth
Since starting his music career, Bella has recorded tremendous success since Olamide discovered him. Currently, his net worth is valued at $450,000.
Bella Shmurda Cars
Bella Shmurda is a big boy in the hip-hop industry. He is a young superstar who knows how to enjoy luxury. He has often been seen posing beside or in front of luxury cars which he bought, the likes of Range Rover and the Mercedes-AMG CLA 250.
Range Rover is a luxurious SUV that is reliable and comfortable, especially great for off-road driving. It has impressive features that promise comfort and convenience for its owners. It costs between 40-50 million NGN.
Mercedes AMG CLA 250
In a video going viral on social media, Bella was seen in his white-coloured car as he smiled broadly while chatting with some young men around him. Mercedes AMG CLA 250 is a powerful vehicle with a strong engine. The vehicle is the epitome of luxury and comfort and boasts various high-tech features. It costs between 50-70 million NGN.
Bella Shmurda House
Bella Shmurda has been a Lagos boy for most part of his life. He lives in Lagos in an exotic house which he acquired for millions of naira.
Bella Shmurda has not only come to the spotlight in the Niaja music space, but he is also determined to stay at the top. He keeps releasing songs back to back and intends to keep his fans cruising to his music.