Here are some quick and buzzing facts about the Marvin Records’ talented music star Reekado Banks.
1. He hails from Ondo state
Reekado Banks is from Ondo State, and was born on 6 December 1993
2. He is the last child of a music-loving family
He is the last child of a music-loving family. His elder brother is a producer and his elder sister is a gospel singer.
3. He graduated from the University of Lagos
He finished secondary school at the age of 14, and went on to graduate from the University of Lagos in 2014 with a degree certificate in History and Strategic Studies.
4. He got signed to Mavin through an online talent search
Reekado Banks got signed into Mavin Records after his brother had submitted some of his (Reekado Banks’) songs to the label in an online talent search that had more than 5,000 entries.
5. He premiered his first single in 2014
Reekado Banks premiered his first official single “Turn It Up” on 21 February 2014, which was the day he got signed to Mavin Records. The song featured Tiwa Savage.
6. Reekado won his first award in 2014
His first major award was in 2014, when he beat Lil Kesh and Kiss Daniel to win the Rookie of the Year Award at The Headies 2014.
7. He is a Glo Ambassador
Reekado Banks, alongside his colleagues at Mavins Records, has a record deal with Glo Nigeria as Glo Ambassadors