Peruzzi (singer)

Peruzzi
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Background information
Birth nameTobechukwu Victor Okoh
Born (1989-12-05) 5 December 1989 (age 32)
GenresAfrobeat, R&B
Years active2016
LabelsDavido Music Worldwide

Tobechukwu Victor Okoh (born 5 December 1989), known as Peruzzi, is a Nigerian singer. He began recording music after working with Rodney malice at the age of seven. Though his signing to Davido's DMW was being disputed at some point, Peruzzi is a front member of the 30 Billion Gang also known as 30BG, a record label consisting mostly of Davido's close associates such as Blacktycoon, Tunegee, B-Red etc.[1] He was featured on 2Baba's single 'Amaka'.[2]

Career

Peruzzi began his musical career with Golden Boy Records in 2016, before getting signed to Davido Music World in 2018. Peruzzi's 2018 single Majesty, off his Heartwork EP featured a video appearance by 2018 Big Brother Naija runner up Cee-c. Prior to the release of Majesty, the singer had been maligned by many social media users in Nigeria who claimed the singer only shines on featured songs.[3][4][5] He featured on Tu-Face's hit song "Amaka".[6][7][8]

Discography

Singles

  • Amaka (2018)[9]
  • Champion Lover (2018)
  • Majesty (2018)
  • Did You (2018)
  • Dina (2018)
  • Run am (2018)
  • Craze (2018)
  • Sangbana (2018)
  • Run am (2018)
  • Try (2018)
  • For your pocket (2018)
  • Bleed (2019)
  • Six 30 (with Davido) (2019)
  • Nana (2019)
  • The Box(2020)
  • Cinatti Love (2020)
  • Gunshot (2020)
  • Lagbaja (2020)
  • Isolova (2020)
  • Southy Love ft Fireboy DML (2020)
  • Somebody Baby ft Davido (2021)
  • Ready Ft Ace Berg Tm – Ready (2022) [10]
  • Peruzzi Ft Reekado Banks – Ozumba Mbadiwe (Refix Cover) [11]

Studio albums

  • Heartwork (2018)
  • Huncho Vibez (2019) [12]
  • Rum & Boogie (2021) [13]

Accolades

Year Awards ceremony Award description(s) Recipient Results Ref
2015 The Headies Rookie of The Year Himself Nominated [14]
2018 City People Music Awards Rookie of the Year Won [15]
2019 Top Naija Music Awards Best Collaboration with "A" List Artiste "Pick Call Kilode" (Problinkz) Won [16]

References

  1. ^ "Distribution deal signed". Veterinary Record. 177 (17): 450.4–450. 29 October 2015. doi:10.1136/vr.h5810. ISSN 0042-4900. PMID 26515365. S2CID 20517992.
  2. ^ "[Song] 2Baba – "Amaka" ft. Peruzzi « tooXclusive". 27 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Davido, Peruzzi apologise to Twitter influencer over alleged assault". Punch. 10 June 2019. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Peruzzi: How I got signed to Davido's record label". TheCable Lifestyle. 2 May 2018. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Peruzzi: 5 Things You Should Know About Davido's New Signing". news.bounce.ng. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Peruzzi Latest Songs and Videos 2018 – TooXclusive". TooXclusive. Retrieved 18 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Singer Peruzzi under fire for reportedly slapping popular social media influencer (photo,video) legit.ng". Naij.com. 10 June 2019. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Peruzzi Latest Song Majesty Audio And Video 2019 – Afriget". Afriget. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  9. ^ "2baba – Amaka Feat. Peruzzi". Pulse Nigeria. 27 June 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  10. ^ "Peruzzi Ft Ace Berg Tm – Ready". Entmediahub. 9 February 2022. Retrieved 14 February 2022.
  11. ^ 234hit (14 February 2022). "Peruzzi Ft Reekado Banks – Ozumba Mbadiwe (Refix Cover)". 234Hit. Retrieved 15 February 2022.
  12. ^ "Peruzzi Drops His "Huncho Vibes" Album Today". The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. 8 November 2019. Retrieved 1 September 2021.
  13. ^ BellaNaija.com (9 April 2021). "Peruzzi Serves Up Highly Anticipated Album "Rum & Boogie" | Listen". BellaNaija. Retrieved 1 September 2021.
  14. ^ "Headies Awards 2015: Full List Of Winners". Channels Television. Retrieved 25 July 2021.
  15. ^ "Winners Emerge @ 2018 City People Music Awards". City People Magazine. 3 November 2018. Retrieved 25 July 2021.
  16. ^ "The Winners Of 2018 Top Naija Music Awards (6th Edition)". Top Naija Music Awards. Retrieved 25 July 2021.