FAB Artist For The Week: Ajebutter22 is our FAB artist for the week

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Afro pop artist, Akitoye Balogun popularly known for his stage name, Ajebutter 22 was born in Lagos and lived in Austria for a while. He studied in ISL (The international School) Lagos with a Bsc in Petroleum Engineering in Leeds University.

For Ajebutter22 music had always been an inbuilt passion especially the rap music genre till he made a career off music.

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Ajebutter 22 and sister Taymi

He’s into soul, funk, hip-hop, African-sounding-music and pop. The outstanding act was highly influenced by the pop legend, Michael Jackson, Heavy D, Tupac, Mariah Carey, Remedy and Plantashun boys. He was a member of the Soyinka’s Afro music group in 2009 with his sister, Taymii ( Social Ajebutterfly). His rap inspiration came from listening to Mode9, Terry tha rapman, Fabolous e.t.c

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Social Ajebutterfly

The funk artist showed love to his fans when he won the BlackBerry Q5 voice note competition in August 2013, he gave 5 lucky fans a brand new BlackBerry Q5 each.

A surprised winner commented on the artists kindness stating, “I’ve been having the most amazing week,” said one of the winners. “I couldn’t believe it when I got the message saying that I had won the BlackBerry Q5 device. What an awesome upgrade!

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Ajebutter and Studio Magic recently released their collaboration album titled Anytime Soon on the 22nd of February. In less than 24hours it made Nigerian history. The album gained the #1 spot in the album category on iTunes Nigeria dropping Beyonce, Jay Z and Drake off the number one spot, placing Anytime Soon as #1 album on iTunes world music chart in the UK, #3 on iTunes world music chart Canada and #5 in the United States.

iTunes US

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iTunes UK

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iTunes Canada

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iTunes Nigeria

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See full track list of  Anytime Soon below:

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