Chibuzor Azubuike Nelson, popularly known by his stage name ‘Phyno phino’, is a Nigeria popular singer, song writer, vocalist and record producer. He was born in Enugu state in the South Eastern part of Nigeria in the year 1986 on October 19th.
Phyno hails from Anambra state In the south Eastern Part of Nigeria. He was raised in Enugu sate. The name Phyno was given to him by his friend in secondary school who said to have derived the name from Phenomenal.
While growing up, the singer wanted to become a pilot but was told he can only become a medical doctor. As one with so much passion for music, Phyno learnt how to play drum during his secondary school days just immediately he developed interest to become a music producer.
Azubuike Nelson Chibuzor, raised in Enugu, he was introduced to rap music partially due to he was looking up to Mr. Raw who was formerly called Nigga Raw.
However, Phyno got admitted into Institute of Management Technology, Enugu, to study Public Administration. During his second year in the school, he started profiting from music.
Later on, Phyno relocated to Lagos to further his music career. He began recording his Debut studio album “No Guts No Glory” in the year year 2012, which hot massive acceptance from his fans all over Nigeria.
Phyno raps mainly in Igbo language but mixes it up with some sort of English and some street words that can be hardly heard understood by a novice in the street.
The singer is talented in the genre of music he is into; To this effect, he has gained so many loves from the public and has also won a lot of awards which included the Headies Award three times, Nigeria Entertainment Award one time, City people Entertainment Award one time.
Azubuike Nelson Chibuzor, is also and Actor, he featured on the Award wining movie “LION HEART” which was bought by Netflix on the 7th of September 2018. This movie is said to be the First Netflix Original Film produced in Nigeria.
Lookimg at the song Phyno has released so far, one could ascertain and as well attest that he is indeed a true Rap Legend that have existed in Nigeria.
In the year 2010, Phyno was alleged to have impregnated a girl, but he denied it. He made it known to the public that it was an allegation. He also asked the public to debunk every debunk every rumour they hear in the public about him.
Later on he mentioned it in one of his songs . he said in Igbo language. “Onye si gi na Phyno si si ya n’owu ezigbo ask” which means any body that tells you that Phyno said tell the person its a very big lie.
He has worked with top Artistes such as Timaya, Runtown, Wizkid, Olamide, Davido, Zoro, J.martins, Bracket, Slow Dog, Patoranking, Mr. Raw etc.
Nevertheless, in the Recent years, Phyno worked with Remy martin, on a project where he comfortably made it known to the public that the project was an exclusive one. In his wwords he said “Working with Remy martins on this project where I can mentor young and upcoming talents and share advice on how to get to the top and even work with them. I don’t think there’s any other brand appreciating creator like this”.
This happened after the successful season of the competition in the United States.
So in this Article I will be sharing with you 5 songs that brought Phyno to limelight you don’t know.
1. Alobam :
Alobam was written and recorded by Phyno on the 12th of September 2014. The song was released under his Debut Studio Album ‘ No Guts No Glory’ as the second track on the list. Alobam was produced by Major Bangz. The single came as a surprise because Phyno didn’t notify any one before releasing the song.
The song received massive acceptance from the public all over Nigeria to the extent that people who doesnt understand Igbo language he used in the song also loved and were always vibing to the song.
The producer of the song did a very wonderful magic on the mixing and mastering. Alobam is indeed one of the song that brought Phyno to limelight.
Connect became the number one song on every platform and playlist after it was released in 2016. The song was written and recorded by the singer ‘Phyno Phino’. It was produced by Nigeria Popular producer, T.Spize. connect is a kind of unique song which thrilled every one during the period it was released.
However, Connect is a tune which would get one into a mild frenzy. The kicks, the flutes, and the Igbo flavour made this tune a must listen to. The song earned Phyno much respect for his versile talent in the music industry. Of course he performed the song almost in every platform I’m Nigeria and across Africa.
Connect is indeed one of the song that brought Phyno to Limelight.
3. Ghost Mode :
Ghost mode as the name implies, is totally a street song. The song was released as a collaboration between the two Nigeria Popular Indigenous Rappers, phyno and Olamide. The song was written by the both artistes.
It was recorded by them as well. Ghost mode broke into the street with such a huge power after it was released. Having collaborated with Olamide, the single trended in Lagos for years.
However, Ghost mode was produces by one of its singer, Phyno, in the year 2014. The single was released under the Debut studio album ‘No Guts No glory’; also under his record label ‘ PentHauze Records’ owned by same singer Phyno.
No doubt the song is among the song hat brought Phyno to Limelight.
4. Ensure for me :
E sure for me was written and recorded by singer Phyno Phino. The hit single was released under Debut Studio Album ‘ The Playmaker ‘.
However, the song was the 6 track on the list which was produced by South East popular producer, Kezy Klef.
The is a tune that must thrill any one that listens to it. It makes one to believe in praying and pleading for God’s Grace and mercy.
The will introduce any one who listens to it, to what we called ” Hardworking and Praying for God’s Favour “. Phyno dropped the song for any one out there who is working very hard and also very passionate about his daily routine.
He made people understand that music is not all about singing for list but you can as well write good lyrics and dish it out for the public to consume.
E sure for me is one of the song that brought Phyno to limelight.
5. Fada Fada :
Fada Fada is a hit single which featured Olamide. The single was written and recorded by the two Artistes.
The song was released on the 30th of April 2016; under the Debut studio album titled The Playmaker .
However, the song was produced by Nigeria Popular producer Masterkraft and it was the 16 track he produced for Phyno.
Nevertheless, Fada Fada is also music the two used to inform the public they are also from the ghetto and they also made it in the ghetto.
Fada Fada received many airplays and also earned the singers ‘Phyno and Olamide’/lots of love from the public.
So Amazingly, every one vibes, bother old and the young. Fada Fada is one of the songs that brought Phyno to Limelight.