This post contains the life struggles, Biography, net worth and everything you do not know about Humblesmith.
Humblesmith, as we all know him, is an Afro-pop recording artist and actor in Nigeria. Ekenedilichukwu Ijemba as is called by birth is better known for his hit single “Osinachi” He sings with a fusion of highlife in the Afropop genre of music.
He is also known for the movie “Hypertension,” created in 2010 which starred Sam Loco Efe.
Humblesmith Early Life and Biography
Humblesmith was born May 14th, 1991 in Ideato North Local Government area of Imo State; He is originally from Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. His father was a stations dealer while his mom was a teacher. At age Six, Humblesmith began dancing and entertaining his family.
He dreamed of becoming an artist; this dream increased as he often listened to songs made by Bright Chimezie who is one of his role models. Growing up, living was quite hard, he and his siblings hawked Moi Moi at some point to bring in some money for their family.
During this time, he also began to lead a group of boys to perform at various social functions and church functions; they called themselves “The American Boys.”
At some point, Humbesmith decided to take his music beyond his hometown and therefore left for Delta State.
In Asaba, he took on menial jobs to make ends meet and decided to try out Acting. This was when he appeared as an actor in Hypertension with Sam Loco Efe. He wished only to become an outstanding entertainer, to do this, he started performing at events for free. He began making impressions in Asaba, and one day, the DG Records decided to sign him up after one of his performances.
In 2012, Humblesmith finally began to see the light at the end of the tunnel. He left Asaba for Lagos State. This was where he released his hit single “Chairmoo.” In 2015, he released another hit single “Osinachi” which featured top musicians like Davido and Phyno. This music rocked the streets and stayed atop the billboards for many weeks.
In 2016, he released another hit single titled “Jukwese” featuring Flavour N’abania. This song again hit the streets earning him more popularity than ever before. To further promote his album, he organized a concert which he titled “JukweseContest.” This was carried out via Instagram, and the prize for the contest was fixed at $2,000.
- Love Me
- Osinachi feat. Phyno
- Osinachi Remix feat. Davido
- Jukwese feat. Flavour N’abania
- Na U feat’ Harrysong
- Abakaliki to Lasgidi feat. Olamide
Awards and Nominations
- “Rookie of the Year” (Nomination) at the Headies Award
- “Hottest Singe” (Nomination) at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards
- “Best Newcomer” (Nomination) at the African Muzik Magazine Awards
- Won the award for “Collaboration of the Year” at City People Entertainment Awards
- Nominated for “Song of the Year,” “Best Pop Single,” “ Best Collaboration,” “Next Rated” at the Headies Awards
- Nominated for “Choice Afro Beat & Pop Artiste” and “Choice New Song of the Year” at the Nigerian Teen Choice Awards.
Net worth and Endorsement deal
In 2016, Humblesmith got signed with an endorsement deal with Tummy Tummy Food Industry. He is currently worth over $800, 000.