Rexxie

Rexxie
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Background information
Birth nameEzeh Chisom Faith
BornLagos, Nigeria
OriginAnambra State, Nigeria
GenresPop music, Afro pop music Afropiano
Occupation(s)Record producer, singer[1]
Instruments
  • flute
  • piano
  • drums
  • Synthesizer
Years active2018–present
LabelsHitxlab,Marlian Records
Associated acts

Ezeh Chisom Faith (born 10 November 1994), professionally known as Rexxie[2] Also known for the tag (Yo! Rexxie Pon This One), is a Nigerian record producer,[3] DJ and songwriter.[4] He is popular for creating the Zanku sound,[5] and producing Naira Marley's Soapy, Tesumole and the monster hit KPK with Mohbad.[6]

Early life and career

Rexxie was born in Anambra State, Nigeria. Rexxie had his basic education in Abuja and Lagos where he was raised,[7][8] he attended Yaba College of Technology, and graduated from Tai Solarin University.[9]

Rexxie produced songs like Comma and Bebo on the Grammy-winning album Twice As Tall by Burna Boy.[10]

Rexxie has produced Nigerian music for the likes of Zlatan Ibile, Naira Marley, Davido, and Burna Boy.[11]

Rexxie released studio album A True Champion in June 28, which features artists like Zlatan, Davido, Naira Marley, Zinoleesky, Mohbad, Sarkodie, Peruzzi.[12]

Production discography

Singles produced

Studio albums and EP

AfroStreet The EP (2020)

A True Champion (2021)

Nataraja (2021)

Awards and nominations

Year Event Prize Recipient Result Ref
2020 City People Entertainment Awards Best Producer Of the year Himself Won [14]
Soundcity MVP Awards Festival Won [15][16]
2021 Net Honours Most played Street Hop song "KPK" featuring Mohbad Nominated [17]
Most played Hip Hop song Nominated

References

  1. ^ "SONGS OF THE DAY: NEW MUSIC FROM KWESI ARTHUR, REXXIE, TEKNO, TMXO & OTHERS". 27 April 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  2. ^ "REXXIE TO RELEASE DEBUT PROJECT, 'AFROSTREET'". 19 March 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Rexxie: An architect of shepeteri 2.0 [Pulse Interview]". 7 February 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  4. ^ "Interview: Rexxie Steers His Street Sound Into Mainstream Afropop'". 25 February 2021. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  5. ^ "Rexxie: I'm the Originator of Zanku Sound". 27 July 2019. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  6. ^ "Rexxie recruits Mohbad for new single, 'Ko Por Ke'". 3 December 2020. Retrieved 17 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Unsung music heroes: Top Nigerian beatmakers in 2020". punchng.com. Retrieved 23 August 2021.
  8. ^ "Congratulatory messages pour in as music producer Rexxie joins list of new homeowners in Lagos". 9 April 2021. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  9. ^ "#YNaijaMusic50: Don Jazzy, Davido, Ozedikus, Sunday Are, Simi…Here are the 50 Most Influential Nigerians in Music". ynaija.com. Retrieved 23 August 2021.
  10. ^ "LERIQ, TELZ, SKREAD & REXXIE TALK 'TWICE AS TALL'". 27 April 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  11. ^ "ESSENTIALS: LISTEN TO REXXIE'S DEBUT PROJECT, 'AFRO STREETS'". 27 April 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  12. ^ "Netng Review: Rexxie Struggles With Coherence On Debut Album "A True Champion"". thenet.ng. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
  13. ^ "REXXIE AND BELLA SHMURDA COMPLEMENT EACH OTHER ON 'BACK2BACK'". 9 April 2021. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  14. ^ "WINNERS EMERGE AT 2020 CITY PEOPLE MUSIC AWARDS [FULL LIST]". 7 December 2020. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  15. ^ "Soundcity MVP Awards: Burna Boy, Naira Marley, Rema collect award". BBC News Pidgin. 12 January 2020. Retrieved 13 May 2021.
  16. ^ "Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Rema, Teni & More Win Big at 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards". 13 January 2020. Retrieved 13 May 2021.
  17. ^ Mofijesusewa, Samuel (20 June 2021). "NET Honours 2021: "Damages" by Tems Named Most Played Alternative Song". Nigerian Entertainment Today. Retrieved 21 July 2021.