Bayanni, whose real name is Abimbola Oladokun, is a fast-rising Nigerian Afrobeat singer and songwriter. Born on June 25, 1997, in Lagos State, Nigeria, he grew up with a passion for music, especially Afrobeat. A strong Christian, Bayanni began singing in the church choir during his early years. After completing his education in Lagos, he pursued his studies at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) while honing his music skills.
Bayanni Early Life and Education:
Bayanni was born and raised in Lagos State, Nigeria. He developed a love for music at a young age, often listening to Afrobeat on his father’s radio. Growing up in a strong Christian household, he actively participated in the church choir. After completing his primary and secondary education in Lagos, Bayanni enrolled at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) to continue his studies.
Bayanni Career Beginnings:
Bayanni’s musical journey started during his secondary school days. He initially leaned towards gospel music but later switched to Afrobeat after being inspired by artists like Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido, and Olamide. Despite facing limited opportunities, he persevered and worked hard to improve his writing and singing skills. Supported by his parents, Bayanni visited recording studios near his university to record his songs.