Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo is a Nigerian celebrity who popularly and professionally go by the name D’Banj. This sensational celebrity was born on 9th of June 1980. D’banj, is a known and talented singer-songwriter, musician,TV host and entrepreneur. He has won several many music awards, which includes and not limited to the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards of 2007, Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009, Best International Act: Africa at the 2011 BET Awards, and the Best-selling African Artist at the 2014 World Music Awards, and others.
D’banj is now best known internationally and overseas for his 2012 summer hit the “Oliver Twist”, which is an uptempo dance fusion of the legendary Afrobeat and the popular electronic dance music that topped the African charts in the year 2011 and was among the top ten hit in the United Kingdom singles chart in the year 2012 reaching a record of number two on the United Kingdom R&B chart. But as of 2016, D’banj is ranked to be the richest single musician in Nigeria according to the popular rating magazine called,T.I.N Magazine.
The musician was a former student of the University of Lagos in the department of Mechanical Engineering. He deliberately dropped out of school due to the incessant strike actions by the universities in Nigeria to face his music career which has eventually paid of.
More about this great musician can be read up from his website,www.dbanjrecords.com for better understanding of who D’Banj is.