July 13, 2024

Biography

Innocent Ujah Idibia is one of the great artist in Nigerian his a songwriter singer, entrepreneur and a recording producer born 18 September 1957, professional known with his stage name 2baba formerly known with the name 2face Idibia he is globally accepted as one the greatest artist in Africa, his contribution in afrobeats music has be a continuous topic in Nigerian, his tremendous debut album face2face with the hit single Africa Queen is love song that have not fade out since the year he released it in 2005 2baba was the first musician who won the MTV EMA best Africa act in the history of Nigerian music industry and his recorded as most awarded musician in Nigerian.

He was among in the collaboration on the awareness song fighting for the right of children in 2019 along side with Timi Dakolo l, Cohbam Asuquo.

2baba was born and rise from in jos but hails from benue state Idoma by tribe in southern of benue

Personal Life

2baba is married to a Nigerian Nollywood actress, model and a movie producer Annie Idibia (macaulay) they did their wedding on 2 May 2012 the couple gave birth to two girls olivia Idibia and Isabel Idibia

Before he got married to his wife Annie Idibia 2baba had two children with sumbo ajala and three with pero adeniyi, 2baba is a father of seven children.

Education

He did both his primary and secondary school in makurdi mount siant Gabriel sin benue he proceeded to Enugu (IMT) institute of management of technology where he studied preliminary national diploma under business administration and management.

Career

2baba started music while he was still in school, writing and recording songs he performed in different university in Enugu but eventually dropped out of school to pursue music later move to Lagos joined a group plantashun boyz in the is black face his secondary school friend, faze formed the a trioband group. Plantashun boyz released album in 2000 titled body and soul and it was massive and all over Nigerian later on 2003 they dropped another album titled sold out under dove records, own by Nelson brown. All later departed on 2004 and went their different ways as a solo artist, in 2007 2face and faze neglect them and work together for the album plan B.

Discography

African queen
If love is a crime
Amaka
Gaga shuffle
opo
See me so
Oyi
Mama di mama
Target you
Fly
I sing
True love
Free
Flex
Oh papa
No shaking
One lovbe
Go
Jeje
Kiss of life
Holiday
The best i can do

After the departure of the plantashun boyz and his collaboration with faze 2face proceed and released is own solo album face 2face which is being recorded as one of the best album in Nigerian music scene the album contains singles such as ole , African Queen as the lead song that is being use in some of the movies in Nollywood and Hollywood industry
In 2006 2face dropped another album titled grass 2 grace

Awards

2baba have be nominated for several awards from the period he find his way to the limelight, he won the mobo award, kora award, world music award, four MTV Africa music award, MTV Europe music award, five heads awards, bet award.

Net Worth

2Baba is one of the great music star in afrobeat in Nigerian today he is a subject and a mentor to upcoming and lovers of music 2baba has won numerous and be nominated for several awards his net worth estimated $10.2million.

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