The amazing Korede Bello (born 29 February 1996) is one of Nigeria’s most promising new musicians.

He arrived with experience as a composer, guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter.

He is well-known for being a recording artist for Mavin Records, the biggest record company in Nigeria run by the music producer Don Jazzy.


He is also well-known for the smash song “Godwin.”

Early Life

On February 29, 1996, in the commercial hub of Lagos, southwest Nigeria, Korede Bello was born.

In a family with three children, he is the second child.

He is a Yoruba-born Christian who was raised in southwest Nigeria.

He has a younger brother and the sweetest little sister, Jasmine Bello.

Jasmine Bello is a musician, just like her older brother Korede Bello.


Korede Bello attended school in Lagos State, where he earned his West African Examination Council (WAEC) diploma, which allowed him to apply for the Mass Communication degree of his choice.

At the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, which is located in Ikeja, the capital of Nigeria’s Lagos State, he took the course (Mass Communication).

He earned a diploma certificate and successfully completed his studies.


The earliest memory of Korede Bello’s passion of music comes when he was a young child. This led to his father deciding to start teaching him how to play the guitar, which piqued his curiosity in picking up additional instruments.

He developed into a gifted musician and started performing on stage. At the ripe age of thirteen, he competed in his first school competition against older children and did remarkably well.

He pushed himself to compete in other competitions both within and outside of school as he basked in the triumph of the competition.

Discovering he had a singing voice, he recorded his first single, “Forever,” which he published in 2013. The song was well received.

On February 24, 2014, Korede Bello signed a record deal with Mavin Records, which is run and controlled by renowned music producer Don Jazzy.

Di’ja, Tiwa Savage, D’Prince, Boy Spyce, Ladipoe, Magixx, Johnny Drille, Rekado Banks, Crayon, Rema, Ruger, Wande Coal, Ayra Starr, and numerous other well-known musicians were all discovered by Mavin Records, which is well-known for doing so.

A few months after agreeing to a contract with Mavin Records, Korede Bello shocked Africa with his top singles, Godwin, Mungo Park, and African Princess.

Since his arrival, the young man has worked with Tiwa Savage, Don Jazzy, Dr. Sid, and other well-known artists to record successful singles.

In 2015, GLO, one of Africa’s major telecommunication companies, recognized his talent and high standing in the Nigerian music industry and offered him an endorsement and an ambassadorial position.

He was also given an honorary ambassadorial position in the Nigerian Police Force, making him the organization’s youngest-ever ambassador. Then-Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris bestowed upon him the title of Superintendent Of Police in 2015.

Awards and Nominations

Several corporations have praised the musician Korede Bello for his extraordinary success in the Nigerian music industry. Most noteworthy include;

  • Indigenous & Revelation of the year at Tush All Youth Awards 2011.
  • Most wanted Artiste at Hype Awards 2012.
  • R&B Single (Male) at Yem Awards 2012.
  • Young Promoter of Cultural Heritage at The Gong Africa News Magazine 2012.
  • Most Promising Music Act to Watch at the Nigeria Teen Choice Awards 2014.
  • Best Song of the Year “Godwin” at the 4th Annual Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards 2015.
  • Best Pop Single “Godwin at the Headies 2015.
  • Pop Artiste of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards 2016.
  • Best Contemporary Afro Video “Godwin” the 9th Nigeria Music Video Awards 2016.

Social Media

Like other well-known artists, Korede Bello is active on social media. To keep his fans happy, he posts images of himself, his performance, and upcoming music videos.

  • Instagram: @koredebello
  • Twitter: @koredebello
  • Facebook: Korede Bello

Personal Life

“I finally could kiss you, sweetie,” Azaria Zia wrote as the post’s description, and Korede Bello retweeted it.

But, the musician has not yet made it official that he is dating a friend of the Mavin.

The Afro-Pop performer is influenced by artists like Asa and 2baba.

In the past, there have also been rumors linking Korede Bello to Priscilla Ajoke Ojo, the daughter of Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo. The rumor was never confirmed, but the couple was repeatedly apprehended together.

Several people also think that Lil Kesh, a former member of the YBNL, is dating Priscilla Ajoke Ojo.

Net Worth

One of the most significant emerging artists from Nigeria is Korede Bello.

The outstanding singer is thought to be worth $800,000 overall.

He has purchased a lovely condo and a few automobiles with some of his cash.

Sales of his music and an endorsement arrangement with the telecom giant Globalcom provide the majority of his income.


Fans, particularly women, love the silky and passionate voice that Korede Bello has to offer.

His primary musical style is Afro-Pop. The singer has since released a number of hits, including;

  • Butterfly
  • Romantic
  • Work It
  • Mi Casa Su Casa
  • Mungo Park
  • Godwin
  • Jingle Bell
  • I Love Naija
  • Bless Me
  • Repete
  • Together
  • Let Him Go
  • Ese Baba
  • Jingle Bell
  • I Love Naija
  • Bless Me
  • Repete
  • Together
  • Let Him Go
  • Ese Baba
  • Favorite Song
  • If You Smile
  • I’m Into You
  • The Way You Are
  • Oh Baybe
  • Sote