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Entertainment of Thursday, 8 April 2021

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Check out the 'funny' maiden names of these 20 Nigerian musicians

Some of Nigeria's biggest export Some of Nigeria's biggest export

The use of stage names in the Nigerian music industry has become a thing for modern-day musicians.

Unlike the days of old where the artists deem it necessary to use their original names as their stage names, modern-day musicians are doing otherwise.

And with the exponential growth of the Nigerian music industry, modern-day artists have succeeded in selling their stage names over their maiden names.

For fans who are too familiar with stage names of their favourite artists, below are the full names of 20 of Nigeria's successful artists.

Davido - David Adedeji Adeleke

Wizkid - Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun

2 Baba - Innocent Ujah Idibia

Burna Boy - Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu

Phyno - Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike

Olamide - Olamide Gbenga Adedeji

Tiwa Savage - Tiwatope Savage

Joe Boy - Joseph Akinwale Akinfenwa

Fire Boy - Adedamola Adefolahan

Rema - Divine Ikubor

Falz The Bad Guy - Folarin Falana

Flavour - Chinedu Okoli

Wande Coal - Oluwatobi Wande Ojosipe

Mr. Eazi - Oluwatosin Ajibade

Simi - Simisola Kosoko

Yemi Alade - Yemi Eberechi Alade

DJ Cuppy - Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola

Mayorkun - Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel

D'banj - Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo

Tems - Temilade Openiyi

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