Ckay is one of the fastest-growing Nigerian singers and songwriters who have been able to make an impact within a short period of making it to the limelight.
Recently Ckay attained a new achievement after he received a silver plaque in the United Kingdom for his hit single, ‘Love Nwantiti’.
The gifted Nigerian vocalist was recognised by Parlophone Limited after ‘Love Nwantiti’ bagged silver certification of over 200,000 sales in the UK, which happens to be the first.
Following his latest achievement, CKay took to his Instagram handle to share photos of him receiving the award.
Celebrities like Davido, Neyo, May D, DJ Spinall, and his fans and followers have taken to various platforms to congratulate him on his latest achievement
For those who may not know, ‘Love Nwantiti’ by Clay was released in 2019 and went on to become a hit in 2021 after a viral challenge on popular video platform Tiktok.
This article is focused on what you should know about Ckay; continue reading to see more.
|Real Name:||Chukwuka Ekweani|
|Occupation:||Nigerian Singer and Record Producer|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||16 July 1995 (26 Years Old)|
|Place of Birth:||Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria|
His real name is Chukwuka Ekweani, and he was born on the 16th of July 1995 to Mr and Mrs Ekweani in Kaduna state, the northern part of Nigeria.
There are no details of CKay’s sibling but his parents are Igbos, he is a Nigerian by birth and he celebrated his 26th birthday in July 2021.
There are no details on CKay’s education history available online.
CKay, like many Nigerian singers, began in the choir; he was drawn to music at the age of six through his father, who was a choir director in his local church. At the age of 13, CKay was already writing and composing songs for a Christian music group.
In a bid to make a career out of music, CKay relocated to Lagos State in 2014, and during those periods, he was signed as a production intern with Loopy Music, a record label which later merged with Chocolate City and gave CKay the opportunity to work with some popular names like Dice Ailes, Ice Prince, MI Abaga, and Kenya’s Victoria Kimani.
CKay would later release his first EP under Chocolate City titled ‘Who the fuck is CKay’ as at then he was an unknown figure in the music industry. He released another song CKay The First, under the same label in 2019.
But on the 11th of February 2021, CKay released his third extended play, Boyfriend, through Warner Music South Africa and on the 4th of May 2021, the talented singer revealed he was no longer signed to Chocolate City but Warner Music South Africa.
Listed below are some of the songs by CKay;
Kiss Me Like You Mean It
CKay is reportedly single and not in any relationship.
Ckay is reportedly worth $200,000 and is doing fine for himself.