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Celebrating Nigerian Rapper Kheengz at 30



We celebrate King Bawa, better known by his stage name as Kheengz, who is a Nigerian rapper and actor born in the Northern part of Nigeria.

Kheengz who recently dropped a still trending song titled Debit which follows the hot single he did with collaborations with Nigeria's own Mr. Incredible (M.I Ababa) and Falz the Bad Guy - Who Be This Guy  clocks 30years of age today 8th July 2022.

Even as we celebrate with him here is a little biography about the Nigerian Rapper with ill lyrical flows.

BIRTH AND EARLY LIFE

Kheengz was born on 8 July 1992 in Zaria, Kaduna and was raised in Bida, Niger.
 
He is of Kadara ethnicity. He was the third of six children. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

CAREER

Kheengz musical career can be traced back to his secondary school days in 2006 when he began writting songs. However he began recording in 2010 at university. 

He released a cover of Sarkodie's hit song You Go Kill Me (Azonto) and later freestyled Ice Prince's hit song Aboki, which got him the attention from M.I Abaga.

Following that was the release of his mixtape COLLEGE KID MIXTAPE On 30 August 2013, it features rap artistes M.I Abaga, Erigga, Snowflake, Soul Flavour and G'rell. 

Kheengz later released a video titled I believe which he dedicated dedicated to the students killed in College of Agriculture, Yobe State.

His sophomore project was EP VOA (voice of arewa), which he released 21 November 2015.

 He went on to release the Pedestal EP on 21 December 2017. He later released a song with a movement "I Am North" to address the popular stereotypical views of Northerners in Nigeria, Kheengz shot a classic video in respect to the song which covered most of not all of the major things people need to know about the North

Kheengz debut album Voice of Arewa (also tagged Voice of the North) was released on 25 December 2019. The album has features from Erigga, DJ AB, DJ Steev and Ijaya. 

He also featured Ice Prince in the remix of "Alhamdulillah" which was released in 2019.

On 26 December 2020, Kheengz teamed up with other northern rappers DJ AB, Deezell and BOC Madaki on a joint EP The Four Horsemen, containing four tracks.

On 4 June 2021, Kheengz released a single Who be This Guy featuring Falz and M.I Abaga.

 Since the announcement of the music collaboration in July 2020, media space has been creating many buzz on the collaboration before it was released. The video was released on 2 July 2021, directed by Bash'em.

Kheengz explored another aspect of his creativity in terms of acting by starring in Nigerian television series

 Crazy, Lovely, Cool on Netflix.

Happy birthday Kheengz much much more success ahead. For more of Kheengz songs and videos KINDLY CLICK HERE


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