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Jedaking’s “Diamond In The Dirt” Is Hitting The Industry With Fresh Street Credibility

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This is the time where we introduce you to this blazing Nigerian artiste by the name Jedaking. He was born on the 18th of February in 1991 as Segun Michael Ogidi and he hails from Yala local government area of Cross River state.

He is the versatile kind of musician who can do hip hop, Afro pop and dance hall music. The self made artiste had enough credibility from the street life and he is not shy about it. Follow the talk;

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How did you come about your stage name?

My stage name came from a very mysterious source; that’s the bible.


What inspired you to venture into music

I discovered my talent as a little child. Even then, I never knew what I was truly capable of. I explored as I grew older and here I am. Its been a discovery journey, frankly.

Tell us about your Childhood and family background

I come from a very humble family background, my parents are Mr Michael Ogidi and Mrs Cecilia Ogidi. I was born and brought up in the dreaded Ikorodu in Lagos state.

My childhood was not fun because I hit the streets at a tender age since dad couldn’t provide then family’s anymore due to stroke. A sense of responsibility came upon me so I had to buckle up. I will simply define my self as a street boy.

Jedaking how do you combine music and school

Yes its not easy to get good results in anything, seriously. So since its only one life I have got, I am going to take it up solely and achieve my music dreams. I am not into any school programs for now.

What has been your greatest challenge and success as a budding Nigerian artiste

My challenges as an upcoming artist are putting my self together as an artiste. I work hard to make a record and get them out there for people to listen. I feel the competition in the music industry of today. For successes in my career, I thinks its in everything, I mean I do my best with the help of God and everything is turning out successful.

You have a unique style, which top artiste would you like to feature and why

Thank you very much, i will like to feature Burna boy first of all because he flows really meaningful and deep and I like his style.

Do you have any upcoming projects we need to watch out for?

Yes I am working on a mix tape titled “diamond in the dirt” consisting of 8 songs. It drops in 4 months, You should be expecting that from your yours truly.

Who is your role model and why do you feel him

Akon is my role model, I respect him for his talent and his brand. By Gods grace I will be at the top of the music game in a short time, just like Akon.

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