How well do you know Psquare of 2face? Get more facts and gossip on these prominent Nigerian musicians.
Who is your favorite musician? Who takes the first place in Nigerian music industry? Let’s compare prominent artists, known as Psquare and 2face! Get to know more about their private lives, music, and business!
Psquare is not just one person. They are duo of two twin brothers! Their birth names are Paul and Peter Okoye. They were born in Jos (Plateau state), but their family came from Anambra state.
The history of their career has started already at school. Brothers had decided to participate in music and drama club. They started developing their singing and dancing skills there. After some time, they formed their own a-cappella quartet, which was called MMMPP. During that time and long after this, their music idol was Michael Jackson. Psquare reached popularity in their native city – Jos very soon. It was their break dancing band known as The Smooth Criminals, which brought fame to them.
In 1999, the Peter and Paul went to music school to develop skills as drummers, bass and rhythm guitar players, and keyboard players. However, soon after entering the University of Abuja, their group disbanded, as all the rest of the members had chosen their own way in life. The brothers decided to form their own. They spent much time on thinking but finally selected PSquare title. Peter and Paul released their debut album in 2001. They have recorded seven albums, six of which under their own label.
How old is Psquare?
Both brothers were born in Jos in 1981. So, they are 34 by now. Today they are extremely famous not only in Nigeria, but also abroad. They have managed to get many awards by their age.
Is Psquare married?
It might surprise you, but Paul and Peter are both married. Peter married his girlfriend Titilola Loretta Omotayo in 2013 after long time of dating. Paul married Anita Isama in 2014 (he met her during studies at University of Abuja in 2004). They also have son called Andre.
His real name is Innocent Ujah Idibia. However, he is widely known as 2face/2baba Idibia. His family came from Jos city. This artist was born in 1975. He obtained his business management and administration diploma in Institute of Management & Technology. While studying, he participated in plenty of parties and events taking place in other schools. In 1996, he started composing and singing jingles at the GB Fan Club at Enugu State Broadcasting Services. The same year, stage name was finally adopted.
When he had decided to follow music career, he moved to Lagos and joined Plantashun Boyz (a band with two other rappers). Later, in 2004, they chose to work as solo singers. Thus, 2face first album was recorded in 2006. He has released 6 albums and lots of singles by now.
What is more, the artist has recently changed his stage name to 2baba. It has already been printed on his new single cover.
Is 2baba a Nigerian?
There might be many rumors, but 2baba is Nigerian artist. All his life is connected with this country. Besides, he belongs to one of ancient ethnic groups of Nigeria. There cannot be any doubts.
Is 2baba married?
There is a wonderful love story in the life of this performer. He met his future wife when she was only 15. In fact, their relations went through all the possible difficulties and obstacles, such as break-ups or cheating. But they stayed together anyway.
In 2012, 2baba proposed to Annie (his girlfriend’s name). Their marriage was a secret. They made it all official the same year in May. However, the traditional white wedding happened only in 2013.
Psquare and 2baba – who is richer and better looking?
Psquare’s net worth comprises of $130 million. They're the richest musicians in Nigeria. Brothers receive about $150,000 – $300,000 per every show.
Well, and how much is 2baba worth? He has only a bit more than $22 million.
Nevertheless, all of them are extremely hot and popular, even when they are married!