Udeme Innocent Udofot whom we fondly refer to as MC Galaxy is one of Nigeria’s best singers and songwriters. He is famously known to have risen to fame after emerging winner of Davido’s dance competition which was held in 2012.
MC Galaxy, Early Life, and Biography
MC Galaxy was born on May 2nd, 1985 in his hometown Uyo in Akwa Ibom State in the Southern part of Nigeria. His primary and secondary education was carried out in his hometown Uyo. He is a talented and gifted Nigerian musician, widely known for his crazy dance moves.
MC Galaxy Music Career
MC Galaxy was not always known as a musician; in fact, he began as a stand-up comedian who performed an extensive amount of comedy shows earning him his stage name and widely acclaimed appreciation within Nigeria. In 2009, he won the GLO Rock and Rule competition.
And in 2012, he diverted to the musical scene specifically the dance aspect when he won the Davido’s 2012 Skelewu dance competition. The prize for these competitions was a whopping 500,000 naira. He became the comedian who danced crazy moves and with his appearance in Iyanya hit single “Kukere” in 2012; he gained a formidable position in the entertainment Industry. This hit single received well over 10 million views on Youtube within a single week of its release.
After this, he released a hit single “Nek-Uek” which featured Davido and further made an impressive entry for him into the Music Industry, receiving over Six million views within the first month of its release on YouTube.
By 2013, he introduced a new dance step with the release of a hit single to further express these steps. This hit single “Sekem” was indeed a hit from the time of its release and received multiple airplay across Radio stations in Nigeria. The music video was accompanied by a dance competition.
In 2014, he released another lovely hit single and yet another crazy dance step with the song “Ketekete.” After this, he began a tour all over the US to promote his music career. He further released the music video of ‘Ketekete’ which received over Six million views on YouTube. He later released the remix of this hit single in which he featured Swizz Beatz although it was not quite as popular as the original music.
In 2015, MC Galaxy was arrested for allegedly attacking his female tour manager which led to further complications and the tour ended not long after that. His debut album was released in 2017, two years after the saga and it was titled “Breakthrough.” Many of his hit singles contained within this album topped charts for many weeks within the time of release.
MC Galaxy Songs
- Fine Girl
- Uh La La
- Go Gaga
- Bounce it
- Iyaya Eh
- Komolop Cholop
- Your Love
- Turn by Turn
- Kiss Kiss
- Pepper Spray
- Jacurb Dance
- I Pray
- Love is Beautiful
Awards and Nominations
2014- Nominated for Indigenous Artist of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards
2014- Nominated for “Best Use of Dance” at the NMVA Awards.
2015- Received the Awards for “Best Dance/Live Performance” and was nominated for “Indigenous Artist of the Year” at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards
2016- Received nominations for the Award for “Collaboration of the Year” at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
MC Galaxy Net worth and Endorsement
Currently, MC Galaxy is not endorsed by any companies, although he is equally wealthy and estimated to have a net worth of $1.8 million.