Flavour Biography – Flavour Nabania Biography
Chinedu Okoli, populary known as Flavour N’abania or simply Flavour, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and performer. He was born on 23 November 1983 in Enugu State, Nigeria. His family is originally from Umunze in Orumba South LGA, Anambra State, Nigeria.
He began his music career at the age of 13 when he started playing the drums for his church choir in Enugu. The resident pastor at his church introduced him to a friend, Chris I Ordor, the CEO of SoundCity Communications. Mr. Ordor had just started a musical company aimed at training young musicians on the basics of music and nurturing them all the way to a professional level.
In 1996, N’abania was invited to join the company on an educational scholarship to study music. After three years of playing the drums, Flavour started playing the drums professionally. In 1999, Flavour moved on from playing the drums and started playing the keyboard. He also used to provide backing vocals for other musicians at SoundCity.
He is popularly known across Africa and the world for his hit song “Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix)”.
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Flavour Music career
At the age of 19, he emerged unto Nigeria’s musical scene as a drummer and pianist for a local Enugu band. After learning to play drums professionally, Flavour received an offer to perform at City Centre, Enugu. The massive crowd at City Centre inspired him to gain new grounds and reach great heights. Flavour’s educational background in music enabled him to learn music production from Dekumzy, Isi Charles and Nnachie.
In 2005, he released his self-titled debut album N’abania. In 2010, Flavour released his second studio album Uplifted. It was supported by the singles “Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix)”, “Adamma”, and “Oyi Remix”. The album’s success made Flavour one of Africa’s most sought out artists. Flavour was booked to perform at numerous concerts and social events following Uplifted’s release.
He has a daughter with Sandra Okagbue named Gabrielle and another with Ex-beauty queen and actress Anna Ebiere Banner named Sophia.
He has always denied having a secret wedding with his first baby mama and ex-beauty queen Sandra Okagbue.
- Sexy Rosey
- Ada Ada
- Nwa Baby
- Baby Oku
- Chinny Baby
- Gbo Gan Gbom
- Caught in Yesterday
- I Don Smoke Igbo feat. DJ Mustard / Hype M.C. / MJ / Prophecy / Wagga
- Kom Kom feat. Yemi Alade
- Lose My Cool
- Lost Inside Your Eyes
- Meaning of Life
- N’Abania feat. Nigga Raw
- N’Abania (Intro)
- Nwa Baby
- Nwata (Skit)
- Ogbuola M feat. DJ Mustard
- People Are Still Having Sex
- Picking My Life Up
- Rock N’ Roll (Is My Religion)
- Roll with the Punches
- Strangers (It’s in Your History)
- The Rush
- Where’s Brandy?