Peruzzi (singer)

Peruzzi
Birth nameTobechukwu Victor Okoh
Born (1989-12-05) 5 December 1989 (age 31)
GenresAfro beat, R&B
Years active2016
LabelsDavido Music Worldwide

Tobechukwu Victor Okoh (born 5 December 1989), popularly known as Peruzzi, is a Nigerian singer, song writer and performing artiste. He began recording music at the age of 7.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 group consisting mostly of Davido's close associates such as Blacktycoon, Tunegee, B-Red etc.[1] He rose to prominence after being featured on a song by Nigerian music legend 2Baba on a song called 'Amaka'.[2]

Career

Peruzzi is a singer, songwriter and performer. He 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] Perruzzi is a cousin to Davido's fiance, Chioma.

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)

Studio Album

  • Heartwork (2018)
  • Huncho Vibez (2019) [10]
  • Rum & Boogie (2021) [11]

Accolades

Year Awards ceremony Award description(s) Recipient Results Ref
2015 The Headies Rookie of The Year Himself Nominated [12]
2018 City People Music Awards Rookie of the Year Won [13]
2019 Top Naija Music Awards Best Collaboration with "A" List Artiste "Pick Call Kilode" (Problinkz) Won [14]


References

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  2. ^ "[Song] 2Baba - "Amaka" ft. Perruzi - Tooxclusive MP3". tooXclusive. 2018-06-27. Retrieved 2020-08-12.
  3. ^ "Davido, Peruzzi apologise to Twitter influencer over alleged assault". Punch. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Peruzzi: How I got signed to Davido's record label". TheCable Lifestyle. 2018-05-02. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  5. ^ "Peruzzi: 5 Things You Should Know About Davido's New Signing". news.bounce.ng. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  6. ^ "Peruzzi Latest Songs and Videos 2018 – TooXclusive". TooXclusive. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  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 2019-06-24.
  9. ^ "2baba - Amaka Feat. Peruzzi". Pulse Nigeria. 2018-06-27. Retrieved 2020-08-12.
  10. ^ "Peruzzi Drops His "Huncho Vibes" Album Today". The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. 2019-11-08. Retrieved 2021-09-01.
  11. ^ BellaNaija.com (2021-04-09). "Peruzzi Serves Up Highly Anticipated Album "Rum & Boogie" | Listen". BellaNaija. Retrieved 2021-09-01.
  12. ^ "Headies Awards 2015: Full List Of Winners". Channels Television. Retrieved 25 July 2021.
  13. ^ "Winners Emerge @ 2018 City People Music Awards". City People Magazine. 3 November 2018. Retrieved 25 July 2021.
  14. ^ "The Winners Of 2018 Top Naija Music Awards (6th Edition)". Top Naija Music Awards. Retrieved 25 July 2021.

[1]

  1. ^ "Peruzzi Drops His "Huncho Vibes" Album Today". The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. 2019-11-08. Retrieved 2021-09-01.